DELE is the official diploma of Spanish language learning from the Cervantes Institute. These diplomas are recognised around the world and are well respected in the spheres of education and business alike. To obtain Spanish nationality is necessary to have at least a diploma DELE level A2.
What use is the DELE diploma?
- If you are going to spend a long period of time in Spain, for studies, work or simply for leisure, you can make the most of your stay by taking the exam. You can then return to your home country with an internationally recognised official qualification which attests to your abilities in the Spanish language.
- With a DELE diploma you will be able to access grants, internships and well-paid jobs which require a knowledge of Spanish.
- It is a key to accessing university undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in Spain as well as in 90 countries, where the diploma is recognised.
DELE exam levels
|DELE Spanish diploma||Common European Framework Reference|
|DELE Spanish diploma A1||A1|
|DELE Spanish diploma A2||A2|
|DELE Spanish diploma B1||B1|
|DELE Spanish diploma B2||B2|
|DELE Spanish diploma C1||C1|
|DELE Spanish diploma C2||C2|
DELE 2018 exam dates
|Call||Date of written exam||Deadline for inscription||Levels|
|February||February 9||January 10||A2|
|April||April 6||February 14||A1, A2, B1, B2, C1|
|May||May 18 – school students||March 28||A1, A2-B1|
|May||May 19 – general||March 28||A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2|
|July||July 13||May 23||A2, B1, B2, C1|
|September||September 14||August 1||A2|
|October||October 5||August 22||A2, B1, B2|
|November||November 9 – school students||October 3||A1, A2-B1|
|November||November 10 – general||October 3||A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2|
DELE 2018 for school students
Visiting groups from educational institutions (high schools, colleges, academies etc.) can take advantage of their stay by receiving DELE preparation classes for one or more weeks at our centre.
It is also possible to prepare for the oral exam via Skype with our native Spanish speaker teachers who also hold the title of DELE examiner.