The Polish Brain Bee Championship

We cordially invite you to participate in the next edition of the Neurobiology Contest 2023
organized by the Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists

Neurobiology competition "Brain Bee" for high school students will be held in two stages:

I stage - regional competition in remote mode on march 11
II stage - national stationary competition on April 1 in Cracow.

Applications for the competition should be sent
by the end of February 2022 Participants will be entered by their teachers after eliminations at the school stage.
Each school cannot enter more than two participants.

Applications should be sent to the following e-mail addresses to the Regional Coordinators:
1. north-western Poland
(woj. pomorskie, zachodniopomorskie, kujawskie, warmińsko-mazurskie).
Coordinator prof. dr hab. Janusz Moryś,

2. central-eastern Poland
(woj. mazowieckie, łódzkie, podlaskie, lubelskie).
Coordinator dr Małgorzata Charmas, e-mail:

3. south-western Poland
(woj. dolnośląskie, opolskie, wielkopolskie lubuskie).
Coordinator dr hab. Grzegorz Żurek, professor, University of Physical Education in Wrocław,

4. south-eastern Poland
(woj. małopolskie, świętokrzyskie, śląskie, podkarpackie).
Coordinator prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Pyza, e-mail:,

Organizers of the International Brain Bee will host a Brain Bee Bootcamp in January 2023 to introduce participants to neuroscience questions in the Brain Bee format,
 to the general structure of Brain Bee competitions, to the study materials available, and the best ways to prepare for the competitions.
The Bootcamp with take place online and will be freely available to everyone.

We are aware that there have been other organizations and individuals offering 'Brain Bee' courses and tutoring per cost.
Please note that these are not in any way associated or endorsed by the IBB.
Interested students should be encouraged to make use of any free available resources.

Download the schedule and rules of the competition below:

the photo in the background comes from an archival issue of "Wszechświat" 1888.,
Vol. 7, No. 38