Academic Institution Law and Legal Definition

Institutions dedicated to education and research are known as academic institutions. Academic institutions usually grant academic degrees. The main types of academic institutions are:

(1)Primary or elementary schools: in primary schools, children receive the first stage of compulsory education. Usually, children between the ages of four and twelve attend primary school.

(2)Secondary schools: secondary school is the final stage of compulsory schooling. A secondary education follows from primary or elementary education.

(3)Advanced educational institutions or higher education schools: advanced educational institutions follow after the completion of a secondary education. Higher education includes undergraduate and postgraduate education.