Dear participants of the 15th IYPT!


On behalf of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine we are very glad to welcome you on the hospitable land of Ukraine. In our country we have always paid much attention to upbringing and education of talented children and students, who by all means are the future of Ukraine.

Ukrainian national team has been taking part in IYPTs almost since the moment of their foundation and has more than once taken the prize places.The atmosphere of a real knights' tournament, high scientific level of reports and reporters, correct and respectful attitude of the participants towards each other, authoritative jury - all these are distinctive features of IYPTs, which promote tournaments' movement throughout the world.

The number of countries that are going to participate in the 15th IYPT this year is record. We do hope that you will long remember days spent in Ukraine, and that wonderful Ukrainian nature, hospitable and friendly atmosphere, which we hope to create for you, will all promote successful holding of the 15th IYPT.

We wish you all scientific progress, and good luck!

Sincerely yours,
Minister of Education and
Science of Ukraine
Vasyl G. Kremen

State Secretary of Ministry
of Education and Science of Ukraine
Valentin O. Zaychuk