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Official Spanish and English exams at IH

The International House schools in the IHLS Group are official centres for the following language examinations:

Cambridge English

Cambridge English exams

The English exams "everyone" in Spain knows and recognises. Note that you'll now need to have reached the level of First Certificate (B2) to obtain most Spanish university degrees

For the world of 21st century work, you don't need us to tell you how important it is to be able to prove your English is great!

Exam dates
At one or more of our centres we have at least FCE and CAE (Advanced) just about every month of the year.



With more than 3.5 million IELTS tests taken in 2018, IELTS is the world’s most popular high stakes English language test, accepted for study, work and migration.

IELTS results are accepted by more than 10,000 organisations -- including universities, employers and immigration authorities -- in more than 140 countries.

Test dates
In Barcelona, we have IELTS test dates almost every week of the year. Results and certificate in only 5 to 13 days.

DELE Spanish exams

DELE official Spanish exams

The official Spanish language examinations run by the Instituto Cervantes. DELE is the Spanish equivalent of the Cambridge English or IELTS exams

If you need to certify how good your Spanish is, these are the exams you want to take. If it isn't currently good, you might want to take a Spanish course first!

Exam sittings
There are DELE sittings most months of the year (though you will need to check what levels are available).

CCSE and A2

CCSE Spanish nationaliry exam

If you want to become a Spanish citizen, you'll need to pass CCSE (Conocimientos Constitucionales y Socioculturales de España) and also have reached A2 level in the DELE exam.

Exam dates
We have a CCSE sitting every month except August and December, in Barcelona and Palma.

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