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 and Lithuania.
- Baccalauréat – in France.
- Te'udat Bagrut – in Israel.
- Tawjihi - in Jordan and the Palestinian territories.
- Eindexamen – in the Netherlands.
- Exit examination – in the United States.
- International Baccalaureate Diploma – International.
- Küpsuseksamid — in Estonia.
- 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 the Nordic countries.
- Selectividad – in Spain.
- Unified State Exam – in Russia.