If you have an outstanding talent in a specific area, you can acquire the allgemeine Hochschulreife (general higher education entrance qualification) by taking an examination for gifted persons.
This examination consists of written and oral components. It is held once a year in spring at one of the administrative headquarters (Regierungspräsidien).

Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Please select where you would like to apply for the service:

Information about the service depends on the selected region. In most cases, you can specify your place of residence or select the place where you want to use the service.