"Odyssey of the Mind" is an international program for the promotion of creative learning, tolerance and international understanding. Students are provided with a variety of opportunities to solve problems creatively. Such problems include building mechanical devices and interpreting history in an original way. The solutiuons are presented at competitions on national and international level. Teams from more than 25 countries and many U.S. states participate in "Odyssey of the Mind".
In Germany, it is organized by "Odyssey of the Mind Deutschland e.V." , a non-profit organization.