European Final (EUSDC)

European Final (EUSDC)

EUSDC Organisational Committee

Dr. Bertrand Goldman — ISU

Dr. Bertrand Goldman is a Research Facilitator at the International Space University (ISU) in Strasbourg, France. Dr. Goldman is passionate and enthusiastic about STEAM outreach, and an invaluable member in the EUSDC Organisational Committee. ISU is dedicated to the discovery, research, and development of outer space and its applications for peaceful purposes, through international and multidisciplinary education and research programs. ISU was founded in 1987 and is registered in France and in the US as a non profit organisation. The university offers a one or two-year Master in Space Studies (MSS) in Strasbourg and shorter professional development programs across the world.



Rules of Entry

a) All participants must be between the ages of 15 to 18. All team members must be 18 or under for the international finals at NASA.

b) Participants can register as individuals or as teams of 4 to 12, using the Google Form below. You are welcome to participate in multiple competitions.

c) The competition will demand from you skills and knowledge not typically found in school events. Here, judges will give equal value to:

(i)     Scientific accuracy
(ii)    Imagination and creativity
(iii)  Communication and enthusiasm
(iv)   Effectiveness at meeting the Request for Proposal (RFP). Entrants are expected to make reasonable assumptions about aspects not covered by the RFP.

Good Luck!

Do I qualify for the EUSDC?

I have competed at a National Final & won.

Yes, you do qualify.

You will be contacted by the European Final organisational committee with further details regarding registration.

Please be patient, we have not forgotten about you!

I have competed at a National Final & was unsuccessful.

No, you do not automatically qualify.

Only the winning team at the National Final qualifies onwards.

Quick, the deadline is fast approaching!

I did not compete at a National Final.


If your country hosted a National Final, then you will have needed to be on the winning team to qualify.

If your country did not host a National Final, you may contact Jenny Lyons – to apply directly to the European Final below and the organisational committee will get back to you with further details.

Note. we will cross-check all registrations with previous competitors.

I do not live in Europe.

No, you cannot register for the EUSDC.

Unfortunately, this competition framework is reserved for those living in a European country.

Please check our International Partners to see if there are competitions near you!