International Comparison of University Examination Systems

With particular reference to the

number of examinations and associated bureaucratic procedures.


The intention of this web page is to draw attention to large differences in the number of examinations in different countries of the world. I also want to draw attention to a bureaucratic procedure called verbalizzazione, which I do not think exists anywhere else in the world other than in Italy. I am collecting data and will augment this site as I learn more. If you know the situation in a country that is not listed here I would be delighted if you would send me a message.
Here is a broad summary of the number of examinations in different countries of the world. Detail on the number can be found here.

"...the Italian system looks like Dante's nine circles of hell!"

(Olivier L'Haridon, Assistant Professor in Economics, GRID, Estp-Ensam )
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