Type of school covering both lower and upper secondary level (grades 5-13 or 5-12) and providing an in-depth general education aimed at the general higher education entrance qualification. At present, in almost all Länder, there is a change from the nine-year to the eight-year Gymnasium. Some Länder have already changed to the eight-year Gymnasium in which the Allgemeine Hochschulreife is acquired after grade 12.
|Quellenangabe der englischsprachigen Definition||Secretariat of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and cultural affairs of the Länder|
|Zuletzt geändert am||20.08.2010|