less than a month
> 4 years
Annually, from 26 October to 1 November
High school students (aged 13 and above), as well as applicants under 30 permanently residing outside Russia can take part in the competition.
Students from the CIS and Baltic states can take part in the competition. The competition is held in 2 stages: the extramural stage is held in December and the intramural in February.