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English language certificates equivalent to Level B2 included in the Interuniversity Council of Catalonia's table


Resolution ECO/1134/2015 published in the Official Gazette of the Catalan Government of 13 May, by which the Agreement of the Interuniversity Council of Catalonia on the recognition of language certificates and qualifications demonstrating the foreign language competency is made public.

  • Certificates and qualifications awarded by the Escola Oficial d’Idiomes once the corresponding examinations assessing the four skills (oral comprehension and expression, reading and writing) have been passed.
  • Certificates awarded by Catalan universities' language schools once the corresponding examinations assessing the four skills (oral comprehension and expression, reading and writing) have been passed.

    UPC language certificates

    • UPC Language Programme courses with a compulsory exam. All levels
    • UPC Language Programme exams. All levels
    • 9 ECTS credits for subjects taught by the Technical Communication Section with a compulsory exam. Level B2.
  • Certificates, qualifications and diplomas with the CertAcles stamp awarded by universities belonging to the Association of Language Centres in Higher Education (ACLES), such as the Catalan Universities Language Certificate (CLUC) examinations that are organised by the language services and schools of Catalan universities and other certificates approved by the ACLES.

    CLUC exam at the UPC

    • There are two CLUC exam sittings in the 2016-2017 academic year: November 2016 and June 2017.
  • Upper secondary school education certificates or similar and university degrees taken abroad. These qualifications prove that the holder has reached Level C1 in the language of the education system in which the qualification was taken.
  • Upper secondary school education certificates or similar awarded by authorised foreign schools in Spain. These qualifications prove that the holder has reached Level C1. Find further information in the list of authorised schools in the Catalan version of the website.
  • Certificates, qualifications and diplomas listed in the table of language certificates, which can be consulted by language on this page. All of these certificates are valid indefinitely unless the certificate itself specifies a period of validity.

Consult the language certificates table by language to prove you meet the B2 requirement in the Catalan version of the website.