Topics Free education

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Requires the state to provide education free of charge. This may be limited at a certain age or level of educational attainment.


Rights and Duties


children; juveniles; minors

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution stipulate that education be free, at least up to some level?
  • To what level (or year of age) does the constitution stipulate that education should be free?