Department of HumanitiesDELE: Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera

DELE Exams

The University is a centre for the examination in the Spanish Government’s official Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE - Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera).

The exams are the official accreditation for the degree of fluency of the Spanish exams. They are issued and recognised by the Ministry of Education, Culture & Sport of Spain and are organised by Instituto Cervantes and the University of Salamanca.

Examinations are held at the University of Strathclyde in November each year.

The examinations are offered at six levels:

  • A1 (Acceso - Elementary)
  • A2 (Waystage)
  • B1 (Inicial - Intermediate)
  • B2 (Intermedio - Advanced)
  • C1 (Effective Operational Proficiency Level)
  • C2 (Superior – Highest Level)

Exam dates

The November 2024 exam sessions will take place at the University of Strathclyde on Saturday, 23 November 2024.  The enrolment period for this exam ends on 9 October 2024. Places can be booked on our Online Shop.