Mef- International Research Projects Contest

Vilnius Büyükelçiliği 21.12.2015

MEF Education Institutions in Istanbul have been coordinating Research Projects Contest of high school students within the fields of physics, chemistry and biology since 1992.

Along with high schools in Turkey, schools from the United States of America, England, Germany, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Italy, Georgia, Belarus, Ucraine, Slovenia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Hungary, Macedonia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Lithuania, Poland, Kosova, Albania, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Tatarstan, Abkhazia, Russia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Serbia, Israel, Tunisia, Belgium, Thailand, Holland, Czech Republic, China, Dubai, Canada, Turkmenistan, Spain and Croatia have attended these exhibitions during the past twenty-four years.

The aim of the project is to guide and support students in scientific studies and research.

Participating groups should be from high school equivalents and their projects should be from one of the three branches of science. (physics, chemistry or biology)


The contest will be held in İstanbul.

The contest will be held between May 09 – 13, 2016

Opening Ceremony : May 10, 2016 – Tuesday

Closing Ceremony : May 13, 2016 – Friday, 10:00 a.m - latest 15:00 p.m.

However all of the groups should be in İstanbul on 9th May, 2016 for preparing their stands and rest.

The transfers, accommodations and meals (breakfast-lunch-dinner) will be provided by the organization. Travel expenses (return tickets) to Istanbul will be paid by the participants. Groups will consist of a maximum2 students and 1 teacher.

Free tours of historical, touristic and cultural programs are at the service of the participant students and teachers during the event.

During the exhibition the program will be held only in English.

The owners of the projects that are chosen to be exhibited shall be informed about the stand dimensions to be held in April in İstanbul.

We are looking forward the application forms for the projects prepared from the groups who wish to participate in our research projects contest.

Applying students are to submit their Project Applications online from the website between 1 December 2015-1 March 2016.

Best Regards

MEF Educational Institutions

Research Projects Contest

General Coordinator


Gökhan Turan Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 17:00

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