GLOBE Science Fair

The GLOBE Science Fair

Every year we organize the GLOBE Science Fair where students present their research findings! On this page you find the information on how to participate in the Science Fair. 

  • When?: June 6th 2025
  • Who? Every GLOBE school can send up to 3 teams of 3 to 5 students (level havo/vwo 3/4/5 and vmbo 3/4).
  • How? Make sure your teacher registers. The registration link will be posted later.
    • Have you already done a GLOBE research project? Discuss with you teacher whether this meets the criteria.
    • Are you looking for a GLOBE research project? Follow the steps of the research cycle below.
  • Why? It is great to be able to show your research to scientists and other students & you can win an award. 
  • Where? Utrecht University
  • Language? Students can choose either to present in English or in Dutch.
  • Cost? The participation fee is €250 per school for GLOBE schools with the standard membership. For GLOBE Science Schools, participation is free. 

Information video 2024

Get an idea of what the GLOBE Science Fair is all about? Watch the Zoom recording (NL) for Science Fair 2024 here.  The recording tells you everything you need to know about the GLOBE Science Fair in 15 minutes.

If anything is unclear or you have questions, don’t hesitate and send a mail to

Science Fair Awards

3 awards

  1. Jury award (awarded by scientific jury)
  2. Public award (you will rate your fellow students)
  3. GLOBE Bee Game award (an outdoor activity)
  4. Microplastics award (for the best microplastics research project)

Microplastics award

The team with the best microplastics research project will get a trip to Zeehondencentrum Pieterburen for a:
  • special “behind the scenes” tour
  • meeting with a scientist specialized in microplastic and seals

The winning team can bring up to 5 students and 1 teacher.