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How to join PISA

Country participation

Countries and economies can apply now for participation in the data collection in 2025 (PISA 2025).

Find out the requirements for OECD partner countries and economies to participate in PISA. 


Internships at the OECD Secretariat

If you are interested in applying for an internship with the Secretariat please make sure that you are able to meet the following requirements then send a message to together with your CV.


Four groups are involved in the day-to-day running of PISA:

  • PISA Governing Board: determines the policy priorities and makes sure they are respected during the implementation of each PISA survey; you can also read a statement on the development, implementation and reporting of PISA.
  • International contractors: design and implement the surveys. Questions should be directed to the OECD Secretariat.

Thomas J. Alexander Fellowship

If you have an idea about how to improve quality and equity in education in your country or region, apply for a fellowship to research it at the OECD in Paris.



Learn about opportunities to carry out secondary analyses of PISA data.