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  2. Gymnasium (school) - Wikipedia

    In the Czech Republic and Slovakia, gymnázium (also spelled gymnasium) is a type of school that provides secondary education. Gymnázium leads to the maturita exam. There are different types of gymnázium distinguished by the length of study.

  3. Gymnasium | Education, Curriculum & Learning | Britannica

    Gymnasium, in Germany, state-maintained secondary school that prepares pupils for higher academic education. This type of nine-year school originated in Strassburg in 1537. Although the usual leaving age is 19 or 20, a pupil may terminate his studies at the age of 16 and enter a vocational school.

  4. Gymnasium (school) - New World Encyclopedia

    A gymnasium is a type of school providing secondary education and college preparatory. It is most common in parts of Europe, particularly Germany, where it constitutes the middle or last tier of secondary education, preparing students to enter university.

  5. Gymnasium | Athletics, Exercise & Fitness | Britannica

    The history of the gymnasium dates back to ancient Greece, where the literal meaning of the Greek word gymnasion was “school for naked exercise.” The gymnasiums were of great significance to the ancient Greeks, and every

  6. Gymnasium Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

    1 a : a large room used for various indoor sports (such as basketball or boxing) and usually equipped with gymnastic apparatus b : a building (as on a college campus) containing space and equipment for various indoor sports activities and usually including spectator accommodations, locker and shower rooms, offices, classrooms, and a swimming pool 2

  7. Gymnasium | school | Britannica

    The gymnasium was the principal school for young boys and was preparatory to further liberal studies in the major nonuniversity institution of higher…. Other articles where gymnasium is discussed: gymnasium: The Greek gymnasiums also held lectures and discussions on philosophy, literature, and music, and public libraries were nearby.

  8. Gymnasium (school) - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    Gymnasium (school) The gymnasium is a form of higher education in Western Europe, especially in Germany. It is the same as a grammar school Gymnasiums are also common in Hungary and Austria. Graduating from a gymnasium is considered an accomplishment seeing as how difficult it is to do so.