About CIE

Cambridge Assessment International Education prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of the University of Cambridge.

Our international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners’ potential.

Our programmes and qualifications set the global standard for international education. They are created by subject experts, rooted in academic rigour and reflect the latest educational research. They provide a strong platform for learners to progress from one stage to the next, and are well supported by teaching and learning resources.

Our mission is to provide educational benefit through provision of international programmes and qualifications for school education and to be the world leader in this field. Together with schools, we develop Cambridge learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged – equipped for success in the modern world.

Every year, nearly a million Cambridge learners from 10,000 schools in 160 countries prepare for their future with an international education from Cambridge.

Our programmes and qualifications 

Our international education programmes and qualifications lead seamlessly from primary through secondary and pre-university years. They have a proven reputation for being an excellent preparation for university, employment and life.

Qualifications such as Cambridge IGCSECambridge O LevelCambridge International AS & A Level and Cambridge Pre-U are recognised by universities and employers worldwide and open doors for Cambridge learners.

We also offer Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications for teachers and trainers.