Informatics Stars Online Programming Contest

March 8th, 2013

"Informatics Stars" Online Programming Contests are series of competitions aiming to develop and increase programming skills of high school students.

The competitions aims to help young generations to develop their programming skills, and to use acquired skills and knowledge to provide innovative and creative solutions while contributing Albanian society in computer science

The contest is organized as a series of four competitions every year and is organized through the web site: The competition is open for individual high school students. The students are asked to solve for questions in a limited time. Only C/C++, Java or Pascal programming languages are allowed.  The students can participate to the contests (except the final contest) online from anywhere.

The rankings are prepared online according to the number of questions solved and the time used. Every wrong submission is count 20 minutes punishment in total time

Timeline for 2012-2013 :

  • Online Prep Contest              : Oct 20, 2012
  • First Contest                            : Nov 24, 2012
  • Second Online Contest         : Dec 15, 2012
  • The Third Online Contest      : Jan 19, 2013
  • Final Contest                            : March 9, 2013

The final contest for finalist candidates will be organized at the university lab. The students are going to get certificates and some special prizes. To encourage the students there are

  • One first prize winner
  • Two Second place students
  • Three Third Place students

We wish good luck to all participants.
Epoka University,
The Department of Computer Engineering