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Matriculation examination

A matriculation examination or matriculation exam is a final examination held at secondary schools. After passing the examination, the students receive a school leaving certificate, which allows them to matriculate at university and take up their studies.

The following matriculation examinations are conducted:

  • A-levels – in England.
  • Abitur – in Germany, Lithuania and Estonia.
  • Baccalauréat – in France.
  • Te'udat Bagrut – in Israel.
  • Eindexamen – in the Netherlands.
  • Leaving Certificate – in Ireland.
  • Matric – in South Africa and formerly in Australia.
  • Matura – in Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Ukraine.
  • Student degree – in Scandinavia.
  • Selectividad – in Spain.

See also