Information regarding examinations

As an examination centre accredited by Pearson Edexcel und Cambridge Assessment International Education, we conduct IGCSE and IAL examinations three times a year. We accept registrations from external students for our examination center in Basel or Zurich and highly recommend forms are sent at least five days before the entry deadline.

Exams are held in summer, autumn and winter. Dates can vary slightly from year to year. For the exact timetables, please consult Pearson Edexcel or Cambridge Assessment International Education.

Examination dates 2023/2024:

Examination Examination window Registration deadline
Winter 2023 January 2023* October 2022*
Summer 2023 May/June 2023* February 2023*
Autumn 2023 October/November 2023* August 2023*
Winter 2024 January 2024* October 2023*

*All dates are subject to changes. Please get in touch with the examination centre well in advance.

Address of examination centre Basel

Academia International School
Steinentorstrasse 30
4051 Basel
+41 58 440 93 18

Address of examination centre Zurich

Academia International School
Binzmühlestrasse 15
8050 Zurich
+41 58 440 92 68

Further information regarding examinations and registration can be found in the following documents of the Joint Council of Qualifications (JCQ) and Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE):

JCQ information for candidates

JCQ notice to candidates

CAIE notice to candidates