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 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 2021/2022:

Examination Examination window Registration deadline Cambridge* Registration deadline Edexcel/Pearson*
Winter 2021 / 2022 December / January 06 October 2021 18 October 2021
Summer 2022 April / May / June 16 February 2022 21 March 2022
Autumn 2022 August 16 August 2022 – 1st timers 29 August 2022 – AS/A
Autumn 2022 September 21 September 2022 – retakes 04 October 2022 – Edexcel IGCSE

*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 91 00

Address of examination centre Zurich (94978)

Academia International School
Lagerstrasse 1
8004 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

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