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El Salvador

General Provision

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

Recognised upper secondary school-leaving certificate

  • Bachiller General

    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)

    Language skills and/or exams under reserve

    Admission requirements of each university

    valid for the academic year 2019/20

    EPFLUpper secondary school-leaving certificate + Entrance Examination EPFL
    ETHZUpper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised university in El Salvador + Reduced Entrance Examination ETHZ. Otherwise: Comprehensive Entrance Examination ETHZ
    BaselUniversity degree (at least 3 years)
    BernUniversity degree (at least 3 years)
    FribourgUniversity degree (at least 3 years)
    GenèveDiplôme universitaire (au minimum 3 ans)
    LausanneDiplôme universitaire (au minimum 3 ans)
    LuzernUniversity degree (at least 3 years)
    NeuchâtelUniversity degree (at least 3 years)
    St. GallenUniversity degree (at least 3 years) + HSG admission test
    ZürichUniversity degree (at least 3 years)
    USIUniversity degree (at least 3 years)
    Academy of Architecture: 3 years out of a 4 to 5-year bachelor programme for studies in architecture or civil engineering