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Exams, Credits and grading

The academic year normally runs from October to June and it consists of two semesters. The full-time workload for one academic year is 60 ECTS points. There are usually five exam periods during the academic year, although this number may vary from institution to institution.

Grading in higher educational levels

Grading system in higher education is scaled from 5 to 10. Grade 5 (insufficient) is the lowest (and a failing grade) and grade 10 (outstanding) is the best one.

10Outstanding
9 Excellent
8 Very Good
7 Good
6 Sufficient
5 Insufficient

Grading in other educational levels

Grading system used at primary and secondary level has a grading scale from 1-5.  Grade 1 (insufficient) is the lowest and failing grade while grade 5 (excellent) is the best one.

5Excellent
4Very
3Good
2Sufficient
1Insufficient