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Stay tuned for APLO 2025!

The upcoming APLO is scheduled to take place in April 2025.

 

Invitation Letter to APLO 2025

To be published

I represent a local organisation.
How do I host APLO in my country?

First time in APLO?

Please kindly review  the invitation letter and the eligibility section of the constitution thoroughly. Should you determine that your organisation eligible for accreditation, please contact us to proceed with the application process.

Registration for APLO 2025

All countries and regions, including those that participated in APLO last year, are required to register for participation in APLO 2025. Please refer to the email notifications.

I am a student.
How do I participate in APLO?

Please select the country/region you are in.

You cannot take part in APLO individually. In case your country is not listed here, please refer to our
FAQ page.

If you have any questions, please reach out to your local organising committee. The APLO Board does not accept individual inquiries from contestants.

Bangladesh | বাংলাদেশ

Bangladesh has been inactive in APLO since 2020.

China | 中国

To participate in APLO as a representative of China, candidates must first qualify through IOLC (IOL China).

Hong Kong | 香港

To participate in APLO as a representative of Hong Kong, candidates must first qualify through HKLO (Hong Kong Linguistics Olympiad). APLO serves as the final selection stage for the IOL team.

India | भारत

To participate in APLO as a representative of India, candidates must first qualify through PLO (Panini Linguistics Olympiad).

Japan | 日本

To participate in APLO as a representative of Japan, candidates must first qualify through JOL (Japan Linguistics Olympiad). APLO serves as the final stage for selection to IOL.

日本からAPLOに参加するためには、あらかじめ日本言語学オリンピック(JOL)を通過し選抜される必要があります。APLOはIOL日本代表選抜の最終予選を兼ねます。

Kazakhstan | Қазақстан

To participate in APLO as a representative of Kazakhstan, candidates must first qualify through KazLO. APLO serves as the final stage for selection to IOL.

Қазақстаннан APLO-ға қатысу үшін үміткерлер KazLO (Республикалық олимпиада) арқылы өтуі керек. APLO IOL-ға іріктеудің соңғы кезеңі болып табылады.

Malaysia

To participate in APLO as a representative of Malaysia, candidates must first qualify through MyCLO.

Nepal | नेपाल

To participate in APLO as a representative of Nepal, candidates must first qualify through HLON. APLO serves as the final stage for selection to IOL.

Republic of Korea | 대한민국

To participate in APLO as a representative of the Republic of Korea, candidates must first qualify through KLO (Korea Linguistics Olympiad). APLO serves as the final stage for selection to IOL.

대한민국을 대표하여 APLO를 참가하기 위해서는 먼저 한국언어학올림피아드(KLO)를 통해 선발되어야 합니다. APLO는 IOL 국가대표 선발을 위한 본선전 역할을 합니다.

Singapore

To participate in the APLO as a representative of Singapore, candidates must first qualify through the initial round of the SLO (Singapore Linguistics Olympiad).

Taiwan | 臺灣

To participate in the APLO as a representative of Taiwan, candidates must first qualify through the initial round of the TOL (Taiwan Olympiad in Linguistics). The APLO then serves as the final stage for these selected Taiwanese participants before participating in the IOL.

要代表台灣參加亞太語言學奧林匹亞競賽 (APLO),候選人必須先通過台灣語言學奧林匹亞競賽 (TOL) 的初賽。APLO 然後作為這些選定的台灣參賽者在參加國際語言學奧林匹亞競賽 (IOL) 之前的最終階段。

Thailand | ประเทศไทย

To participate in APLO as a representative of Thailand, candidates must qualify through LOT (Linguistics Olympiad of Thailand). APLO serves as the final stage for selection to IOL.

ตัวแทนประเทศไทยในการแข่งขัน APLO จะต้องเป็นผู้ที่ได้รับคัดเลือกจากการแข่งขันภาษาศาสตร์โอลิมปิกระดับชาติ (LOT) การแข่งขัน APLO เป็นรอบคัดเลือกผู้แทนประเทศไทยเพื่อไปแข่งขันภาษาศาสตร์โอลิมปิกระหว่างประเทศ (IOL)

Guest countries

To learn the differences between the official and guest participations, please refer to our FAQ page.

Anglophone Canada

Brazil

Colombia

Czechia

Finland

Germany

Hungary

Netherlands

Republic of Moldova

Romania

Ukraine