Registration is now open for
the 2019 France Brain Bee

COMPETITION DATE:   Saturday, 6 April @ 10H00-17H30
WHO CAN REGISTER? Students in 9-12th grade (3ème- terminale)
LOCATION: Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière – ICM (Brain & Spine Institute), 75013.

To register for the 2019 France Brain Bee: CLICK HERE

The winner of the 2019 France Brain Bee will qualify to participate in the International Brain Bee World Championship to be held in Daegu, South Korea, 20-21 September 2019 (exact dates to be confirmed).The France Brain Bee requires competitors to answer questions about the brain and nervous system until only one student, the champion, remains.Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière – ICM (Brain & Spine Institute) and Gifted in France, who are two main organizers of the France Brain Bee are committed to nurturing scientific minds and fostering community interest in brain education.The winner of the France Brain Bee  will receive a trophy, a two-week internship at ICM where he or she will receive support  ahead of the IBB World Championship in South Korea, plus flight and hotel expenses to travel to the event in September.

Participation in the France Brain Bee is free. To be eligible you must be in grades 9-12th ((3ème- Terminale).

IMPORTANT! The study guide for 2019 France Brain Bee isBrain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System (the revised 2018 edition). Use Chapters 1-15. It is 71 pages, free and downloadable to everyone.  It was prepared and published by the Society for Neuroscience. Go to:

The website – – has supplemental written and video material as well as 3D of the brain to help students and teachers prepare for the brain bee.