Catalan Language Certificates
The Institut Ramon Llull organises the exams to assess and certify knowledge of Catalan as a Foreign Language (CFL) outside of Catalan-speaking areas.
RESOLUTION AND REGULATIONS 2017
General regulations governing the exams to assess and certify knowledge of the Catalan language.
Resolution calling the Institut Ramon Llull exams for 2017 for anyone wishing to obtain certificates of knowledge of the Catalan language (Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia No 7318 – 28/02/2017)
RESOLUTION amending the resolution by the director of the Institut Ramon Llull of 21 February 2017 calling the exams for 2017 for anyone wishing to obtain certificates of knowledge of the Catalan language (Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia No 7417 – 21/07/2017)
The Institut Ramon Llull certificates enable students to prove their level of knowledge of the Catalan language for academic and occupational purposes (public administration, businesses, institutions, etc.). The exam system is organised on a scale of five levels in line with the Common European Framework References for Languages:
1st CALL CALENDAR
|Pre-registration||01/03/2017 – 24/04/2017|
|Payment term||27/04/2017 – 08/05/2017|
|Basic user – elementary (A2): Writing Test||20/05/2017|
|Independent user – intermediate (B1): Writing Test||20/05/2017|
|Independent user – upper intermediate (B2): Writing Test||13/05/2017|
|Proficient user – advanced (C1): Writing Test||27/05/2017|
|Proficient user – proficiency (C2): Writing Test||13/05/2017|
|Publication of results||22/09/2017|
|Speaking Test dates: Examinees will be notified on the day of the Writing Tests.|
2ND CALL CALENDAR
|Pre-registration||25/09/2017 – 18/10/2017|
|Payment term||20/10/2017 – 31/10/2017|
|Basic user – elementary (A2): Writing Test||11/11/2017|
|Independent user – intermediate (B1): Writing Test||11/11/2017|
|Independent user – upper intermediate (B2): Writing Test||
|Proficient user – advanced (C1): Writing Test||25/11/2017|
|Publication of results||9/02/2017|
|The Speaking Test will be announced the same day of the Writing Test.|
The registration process is carried out in two steps via the virtual office:
The Institut Ramon Llull reserves the right to cancel an exam if fewer than three people pre-register for a level in a given exam location. In the event of cancellation, the Institut Ramon Llull will inform the people affected, who will be able to take the exam at another location and pay the respective exam fee.
COUNTRIES WHERE NO EXAM FEE IS CHARGED
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.
Aix-en-Provence, Amiens, Amsterdam, Bari, Belgrade, Berkeley, Berlin, Bielsko-Biała, Birmingham, Bochum, Bologna, Bordeaux, Bristol, Brno, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Cologne, Cork, Edinburgh, Exeter, Frankfurt am Main, Freiburg, Glasgow, Granada, Havana, Heidelberg, Helsinki, Krakow, Leeds, Leipzig, Lille, Lisbon, Liverpool, Lyon, London, Lorient, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Maynooth, Melbourne, Mexico City, Montreal, Moscow, Nantes, Naples, Newcastle, New York, Oxford, Paris, Poznan, Quito, Regensburg, Rennes, Rome, Salamanca, San Sebastian, Santa Cruz, Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Chile, Sassari, Seville, Sheffield, St. Petersburg, Szeged, Toulouse, Turin, Tübingen, Urbana, Venice, Verona, Washington DC, Wrocław, Zadar and Zaragoza.
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