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General Provisions

Recognition of foreign upper secondary school-leaving certificates: general provisions for all countries.

Recognised upper secondary school-leaving certificate

  • Apolytirio Lykeio
  • Lise Diplomasi

with the following general education subjects (during the last 3 years)

  1. First language (native language)
  2. Second language
  3. Mathematics
  4. Natural sciences (biology, chemistry or physics)
  5. Humanities and social sciences (geography, history or economics/law)
  6. Elective (one subject from category 2, 4 or 5 or computer science or philosophy. Computer science and philosophy can only be chosen as a sixth subject)

Language skills and/or exams under reserve.

Admission requirements of each university

valid for the academic year 2020/21

EPFL

Apolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate in a scientific stream including the subjects 1) mathematics, 2) physics, 3) language of the country of the diploma and 4) second modern language. The grade average must be 80% or more of the maximum grade. Three of the following additional subjects must also have been followed during the upper secondary school years and/or be part of the certificate: 1) applied mathematics or computer science, 2) general geography, 3) general history, 4) third modern language, 5) chemistry or biology + certificate of University admission in the chosen academic field, provided by a recognised University of the country of the diploma. Otherwise: Entrance Examination EPFL
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + Entrance Examination EPFL

ETHZApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate with proof of the following: tuition in the subjects 1. mathematics, 2. physics or chemistry or biology, 3. language of instruction or foreign language during the last two years before the upper secondary school-leaving certificate. These subjects must be part of the final exam and passed with a minimum grade average of 70% + four of the following subjects must have been part of the final three years of schooling: physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, another language, geography, history, economics + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Cypriot university.  Otherwise: Reduced Entrance Examination ETHZ 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Turkish university + reduced Entrance Examination ETHZ. Otherwise: Comprehensive Entrance Examination ETHZ
BaselApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Cypriot university or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Turkish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
BernApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Cypriot university or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Turkish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
FribourgApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission provided by a recognised Cypriot university or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme provided by a recognised Turkish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
GenèveApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission provided by a recognised Cypriot university or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme provided by a recognised Turkish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
LausanneApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Cypriot university or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Turkish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
LuzernApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission provided by a recognised Cypriot university or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme provided by a recognised Turkish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
NeuchâtelApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Cypriot university or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Turkish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
St. GallenApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Cypriot university + HSG admission test or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Turkish university + HSG admission test or Complementary Examination ECUS
ZürichApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Cypriot university or Complementary Examination ECUS 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Turkish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
USIApolytirio Lykeio: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Cypriot university or special conditions (Admission Regulations, art. 8 par. 3) 
Lise Diplomasi: Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + 2 years of university-level studies recognised by the respective university Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission to a 4 year programme in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Turkish university or special conditions (Admission Regulations, art. 8 par. 3)