Press release: 12.765-063/22

Graduates of the Austrian "Matura" during corona pandemic very successful

Vienna, 2022-03-15 – The pass rate at the summer date of the standardised final exam that qualifies graduates for university was significantly higher in 2021 than in the years before Corona. 93.5% of the graduates passed the standardised final exam in summer 2021. Only 1.9% didn't pass (Applied-) Mathematics, 0.6% didn't pass German and another 0.6% failed the English section of the exam. Overall more graduates passed their exam compared to the years prior to the coronavirus pandemic. This seems to reflect the facilitation of the exam due to the pandemic.

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