Cambridge students are widely accepted in top study destinations worldwide, such as the US, UK and Australia, as well as in many other countries including Canada, Germany, Singapore and South Africa. We are committed to ensuring that university and college admissions offices around the world understand the value of our qualifications.
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Success in Cambridge qualifications often gives students admission to the world’s best universities – in the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany and beyond.
Cambridge qualifications are accepted and valued by universities around the world, including MIT, Harvard and Cambridge.
They are recognised as qualifications that prepare and equip students with the skills they need to succeed both at university and beyond. Universities tell us that they value the independent research and critical thinking skills, as well as the deep subject knowledge that our qualifications bring.
We work with these universities when we revise our qualifications – getting expert advice to make sure we’re preparing students to succeed at university and beyond.
Where are Cambridge qualifications accepted?
Go to Cambridge Recognition pages to find:
- A searchable database of university recognition
- Advice for students applying to universities in specific countries, including the UK, US, Germany, Australia, India, Pakistan and South Africa
- Recognition details for each type of Cambridge qualification
Students can be confident that their Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS & A Level qualifications are accepted as equivalent to UK GCSE and AS & A Levels by leading universities worldwide. An independent study by UK NARIC, the national agency in the UK for the recognition and comparison of international qualifications and skills, has found the qualifications to be comparable to UK GCSE and AS & A Level.