CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
Eurostat's Concepts and Definitions Database

 

Term
Academic year
Term extension
Education - ISCED
Definition
The annual teaching or examination period during which students attend courses or take final examinations, not taking minor breaks into account. It may be shorter than 12 months, but would typically not be shorter than 9 months. It may vary for different levels of education or between different types of educational institutions within a country. This is also referred to as the school year, mainly for the pre-tertiary level
Source
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), "International Standard Classification of Education - ISCED 2011", Paris, September 2011
Hyperlink
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/other_documents/isced_2011/UNESCO_GC_36C-19_ISCED_EN.pdf
Link(s) to statistical data
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Statistical theme(s)
  • Population and Social Conditions
  • Other languages
    Term Term extension    
  • Année scolaire ou année académique
  • Education - CITE View (Français)
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