Corona-Informationen zu Schule und Kita

Bis zum 14. Februar gibt es keinen Präsenzunterricht in Berlins Schulen, für Abschlussklassen gelten besondere Regelungen.
Die Kitas sind bis zum 14. Februar im Notbetrieb. Der Betreuung in Kita und Primarstufe liegt eine Liste systemrelevanter Berufe zugrunde.

Hotline zum Schulbetrieb +49 30 90227-6000 | Hotline zum Kitabetrieb +49 30 90227-6600


Examinations and qualifications

All students should finish their school career successfully with the best possible qualification. The first qualifications are awarded after year 9 and 10. Those who continue can take the Abitur after 12 or 13 years.

General qualifications can also be obtained at vocational schools. If students do not achieve the qualification they are aiming for on their first attempt, they can obtain it in the second-chance education programme.

Examination dates at general and vocational schools

  • Exams in 2021
  • Exams in 2022
    for the Abitur, the school leaving qualifications after grades 9 and 10 and the qualifications of the vocational schools


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With the Abitur, all options are open to you - from starting a course of studies, a dual course of study or a demanding professional training. Weitere Informationen

Qualifications from the ISS after grades 9 and 10

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The school leaving qualification at the end of the 10th grade is a milestone for many students towards the Abitur or an entry into vocational training. The possible qualifications at this point in time are the intermediate school qualification (MSA) and the advanced vocational qualification (EBBR). Weitere Informationen

Qualifications at the Gymnasium after grades 9 and 10

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Anyone who goes to the Gymnasium earns another school leaving qualification on their way to their Abitur. Weitere Informationen

University of applied sciences entrance qualification

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The university of applied sciences entrance qualification entitles you to study at a university of applied sciences. Weitere Informationen

Second-chance education

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Second-chance education offers everyone who wishes to continue their education a wide range of options to catch up on a school leaving qualification or to obtain a higher-level qualification. Weitere Informationen

Recognition of school qualifications

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Our certificate recognition office evaluates your domestic or foreign educational certificates. It is also responsible for determining an equivalence with vocational qualifications acquired in school. Weitere Informationen