Abitur: Should every German state have the same high school leaving exam?

Abitur: Should every German state have the same high school leaving exam?

Germany is considering whether every state should have the same high school leaving exams in a bid to tackle the ‘Abitur lottery’ that results in regional differences.

German word of the day: Das Abitur

German word of the day: Das Abitur

Thousands of German students protest against maths exam deemed ‘too difficult’

Thousands of German students protest against maths exam deemed ‘too difficult’

These are the German states with the best school marks

These are the German states with the best school marks

Abitur lottery sparks tougher exam debate

Abitur lottery sparks tougher exam debate

Student demands to see exam before taking it

Student demands to see exam before taking it

Mass school year failure raises questions

Mass school year failure raises questions

High school proms threatened after party firm collapses

High school proms threatened after party firm collapses