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.
Published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia on 21 February 2020
RESOLUTION AND REGULATIONS
General regulations governing the exams to assess and certify knowledge of the Catalan language.
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||From 10/03/2020 to 24/04/2020|
|Payment term||From 23/04/2020 to 04/05/2020|
|Basic user – elementary (A2): Writing Test||16/05/2020|
|Independent user – intermediate (B1): Writing Test||16/05/2020|
|Independent user – upper intermediate (B2): Writing Test||9/05/2020|
|Proficient user – advanced (C1): Writing Test||23/05/2020|
|Proficient user – proficiency (C2): Writing Test||9/05/2020|
|Publication of results||23/09/2020|
|Speaking Test dates: Examinees will be notified on the day of the Writing Tests.|
2ND CALL CALENDAR
|Pre-registration||From 28/09/2020 to 14/10/2020|
|Payment term||From 16/10/2020 to 29/10/2020|
|Basic user – elementary (A2): Writing Test||07/11/2020|
|Independent user – intermediate (B1): Writing Test||07/11/2020|
|Independent user – upper intermediate (B2): Writing Test|
|Proficient user – advanced (C1): Writing Test||21/11/2020|
|Proficient user – proficiency (C2): Writing Test||21/11/2020|
|Publication of results||12/02/2021|
|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.
EXAMINATIONS VENUES 1st CALL
Aix-en-Provence, Amherst, Amiens, Amsterdam, Bari, Belgrade, Berlin, Birmingham, Bochum, Bologna, Bristol, Brno, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Cardiff, Chicago, Cork, Durham, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Granada, Heidelberg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Leipzig, La Habana, Lille, Lyon, Lisbon, Liverpool, London, Lorient, Luxemburg, Madrid, Marburg, Maynooth, México DF, Montreal, Moscow, Munich, Naples, Nueva York, Oxford, Paris, Poznan, Quito, Regensburg, Rennes, Roma, Saarbrucken, Salamanca, St Petersburg, San Sebastián, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santiago de Compostela, Zaragoza, Sevilla, Sheffield, Siena, Szeged, Toulouse, Tokyo, Turin, Tübingen, Venezia, Verona, Vitoria, Würzburg y Zadar
EXAMINATIONS VENUES 2nd CALL
Asunción, Buenos Aires, Guadalajara, La Plata, Mendoza, Osaka, Rosario, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington.
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