Abitur facts for kids
The Abitur (from Latin abire = go away) is a final exam in Germany, Finland and the Czech Republic at the end for the secondary education. The Abitur takes usually 12 or 13 years. The official term in Germany for this certificate is Allgemeine Hochschulreife. The Abiturzeugnis get pupils when they passed the final exams. It formally enables the possibility to attend a university.
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This German graduate (Abiturient) wrote on his car: "Class of 2008: Not knowing anything, but knowing where it is written. Abipedia" (a portmanteau word compiled from Abitur and Wikipedia)
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