Gymnasium (school)

type of school providing advanced secondary education in Europe

A gymnasium is a form of higher education in some European countries, especially Germany. It has the same status as a grammar school. Gymnasiums are also common in Hungary and Austria. Graduating from a gymnasium is considered an accomplishment .

Upon completion of the 12th or 13th grade,[1] students undergo examinations called the Abitur. Successful completion of these exams results in graduation from secondary school with a certificate of advanced secondary education. This certification enables students to pursue higher education at a university or a university of applied sciences. Alternatively, they have the option to opt for vocational training and enter the workforce directly.

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  1. "School system & compulsory education". Retrieved 2024-05-01.