The 34th International Biology Olympiad


The 34th annual World Championship Biology Competition (IBO) is organized by the United Arab Emirates, Ministry of Education

Sun, 2nd July to Tue, 11th July, 2023


1,000 students, leaders, observers and guests from 80+ countries


United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain

Organisers & Sponsors

Ministry of Education


Innovative education for a knowledge, pioneering, and global society.


Develop an innovative Education System for a knowledge and global competitive society, that includes all age groups to meet future labor market demand, by ensuring quality of the ministry of education outputs, and provision of best services for internal and external customers

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,200 Emirati and International students from 64 countries. It is the first and the largest academic institution in the United Arab Emirates offering a full range of internationally accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine colleges.


UAE Academic Committee

Scientific Committee

Dr. Mayank Gururani

Associate Professor, UAEU, UAE

Prof. Sabir bin Muzaffar

Professor, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

IBO-2023 Advisory Panel

Prof. Jan Černý

Professor, Charles University, Czech Republic

Dr. Vasili Pankratov

cGEM, University of Tartu, Estonia

Prof. Anindya Sinha

Professor, Natl. Inst. of Advanced Studies, India

Prof. Pradeep Burma

Professor, University of Delhi, India

Prof. Saman Hosseinkhani

Professor, University of Tehran, Iran

Dr. Takao Ishikawa

Asst. Prof., University of Warsaw, Poland

Prof. Alexander Rubtsov

Professor, Moscow State University, Russia

Dr. Evgeny Shilov

Faculty, Moscow State University, Russia

Dr. Poonpipope Kasemsap

Professor, Kasetsart University, Thailand

Dr. Joshua Hodgson

United Kingdom Biology Competitions, UK

The United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is situated in the Southeast of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. The United Arab Emirates consists of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm Al Quwain.


The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is located in Al Ain – also known as the city of the Oasis. The 80-hectare state-of-the-art Al Ain campus is a showcase of modern architecture, high-tech laboratories, specialized research centers, cutting-edge IT infrastructure and twenty-first century classroom technology.

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Closing Ceremony - 34th IBO 2023 UAE

Opening Ceremony - 34th IBO 2023 UAE