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Official certificates of the Spanish language

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  • Official certificates of the Spanish language
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The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is official examination centre for Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE). These are official titles, certifying degrees of competence and mastery in the Spanish language, granted by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Professional Training. They are designed to assess and provide internationally recognized evidence of the level of proficiency in Spanish.

Likewise, the Universidad Carlos III is examination centre of the International Spanish Language Evaluation Service (SIELE), which certifies electronically the command of the Spanish language proficiency for students and professionals across the world. SIELE certifies the degree of proficiency for Spanish in the four language skills and takes as a reference the levels laid in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) set by the Council of Europe.

Calendario exámenes oficiales español

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Calendario exámenes oficiales español

Why an official certificate?

  • To improve your CV
  • To increase your EMPLOYABILITY

Which official certificate?

Exam Type Levels Validity Recognition
DELE Written Diploma certifying the degree of competence in Spanish from A1 to C2 (CEFR)  Indefinite
  • Internationally: institutions, companies, universities, etc.
  • In Spain: Spanish nationality, MIR, FIR, etc.
SIELE Computer-based  Certificate of proficiency in Spanish based on the sum of scores in each of the four tests and associated with the levels A1 - C1 (CEFR)  2 years
  • International
  • Universities and companies