Official Certificate Levels

Basic Level Certificate (2nd year)

260 Hours: equivalent to level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Only for EOI students.

Intermediate Level Certificate (3rd year)

390 Hours (520 for Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian): equivalent to level B1 of the CEFR. For EOI students and external candidates.

Advanced Level Certificate (5th year for all languages except for Catalan, which is 4th year)

650 Hours (520 for Catalan and 780 for Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Japanese and Russian): equivalent to level B2 of the CEFR. For EOI students and external candidates.

C1 Level Certificate (only for Catalan, English, French and German)

For 6th year English, French and German; and 5th year Catalan. Only for EOI students.

C2 Level Certificate (only for Catalan)

For 6th year. Only for EOI students.

Note: EOIs do not provide Catalan exams for external candidates. If you wish to take exams for any of the official Catalan certificates, please contact the General Directorate for Language Policy (in Catalan, Direcció General de Política Lingüística).

You can find further information on the official certificates at the Department of Education website.