Welcome to IOL 2014
12th International Linguistics Olympiad, Beijing, China
The International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) is one of 12 International Science Olympiads, and has been held annually since 2003. Each year, teams of young linguists from around the world gather and test their minds against the world's toughest puzzles in language and linguistics.
IOL 2014 will be held at Beijing Language and Culture University(BLCU), from 21 to 25 July 2014. The event is co-organized by BLCU and China National Linguistics Olympiad Committee. It is supported by International Teenager Competition and Communication Center, China Education Association for International Exchange (ITCCC@CEAIE).
NOL: National Linguistics Olympiad，is one of rigors programs held by ITCCC, and has been held annually since 2012. Each year, teams of young linguists from around the China gather and test their minds against the world's toughest puzzles in language and linguistics. Some very qualified candidates had been selected to attend the International Linguistics Olympiad. No prior knowledge of linguistics or languages is required: even the hardest problems require only your logical ability, patient work, and willingness to think around corners. (http://www.ioling.org.cn/)