Institut Ramon LLull

Catalan Language Certificates

1st Call 2024

The Institut Ramon Llull is the body responsible for assessing and certificating students’ knowledge of Catalan outside the Catalan-speaking area. 

According to current regulations, the Institut’s exams are aimed at people who reside outside the linguistic domain of the Catalan language and in Alghero. If this is your case, you will need to present proof of residence when you register.


Do you want to know if you can register?

Select your country from the dropdown and, if requested, enter the postal code of your town of residence (verifiable):

Examination venues

Aix-en-Provence, Alghero, Amherst, Amiens, Amsterdam, Belgrade, Berkeley, Berlin, Birmingham, Bochum, Bristol, Brno, Brussels, Bucarest, Budapest, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cork, Durham, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Frederick, Glasgow, Granada, Grenoble, Guayaquil, Havana, Heidelberg, Helsinki, Konstanz, Kraków, Leeds, Leipzig, Lille, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Lorient, Luxembourg, Lyon, Madrid, Maynooth, Mexico City, Montreal, Moscow, Naples, New York, Oxford, Paris, Poznan, Quito, Regensburg, Rennes, Rome, Saarbrücken, Saint Petersbourg, Salamanca, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Sheffield, Siena, Szeged, Toulouse, Tübingen, Turin, Venice, Verona, Vitoria, Warsaw, Zadar and Zaragoza.

First call calendar 2024




Registration application and payment deadline

From 20/02/2024 to 13/03/2024

Publication of the provisional list of accepted and rejected applications


Amendment period

From 22/03/2024 to 08/04/2024

Publication of the definitive list of accepted and rejected applications


Basic user – elementary (A2): Writing Test


Independent user – intermediate (B1): Writing Test


Independent user – upper intermediate (B2): Writing Test


Proficient user – advanced (C1): Writing Test        


Proficient user – proficiency (C2): Writing Test        


Publication of results


Date of oral exams: interested parties will be notified on the day of the written exams.


  • Basic user – elementary (A2) €30
  • Independent user – intermediate (B1) €35
  • Independent user – upper intermediate (B2) €35
  • Proficient user – advanced (C1) €40
  • Proficient user – proficiency (C2) €40

Any location in Africa, Central and South America and the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, India, Iran, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.


The results are available at the virtual office on the date established in the resolution. People who obtain a passing result will be able to download the corresponding diploma.

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