What is the DELE exam?

If you are learning Spanish and would like to demonstrate your knowledge, one of the best ways to do so is by taking the DELE exam. 

DELE exam is an official title accrediting the degree of competence and mastery of the Spanish language. This is awarded by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training of Spain. The Instituto Cervantes also endorses our Spanish Academy.

The DELE exam is an official qualification in Spanish. It´s accredits the degree of knowledge you have about Spanish. That is to say, it is a certificate that says what is your level of competence and dominion of the Spanish language. This diploma is awarded by the Institute Of Cervantes, of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training. If you want to learn Spanish to use it as a work competence, get the DELE certificate! More and more companies are asking for it.

DELE exams is included in the Instituto Cervantes Curricular Plan document. Reference Levels for Spanish (NRE), developed by the Instituto Cervantes from the CEFR descriptors. The DELE exams cover all levels of the CEFR: Spanish level A1, level A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. 


What are the criteria for the DELE exam?

Anyone can take the test. You only have to pay the corresponding registration fees. Your nationality or origin is not taken into account. 
The general DELE exams are aimed at literate people of all ages, although they are aimed at adults aged 16 and over.
(Parents or legal representatives must register minors or persons without legal capacity to act.)

At Academia Contacto we have specific DELE preparation courses where you will learn what you need based on the level you need. DELE diplomas are available for the following levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. At Academia Contacto we will give you a level test to find out what level you are at. We help you prepare your knowledge in the best possible way too.

You can take any level, without having taken the DELE exam of the previous level. In addition, DELE Diplomas have official validity. This is indefinite validity and international recognition.

DELE diplomas are internationally recognised. In addition, they have a great prestige among institutions, public and private educational authorities as well as in the business world and chambers of commerce. It's the best way to show that you have great language skills in Spanish.

With DELE exam, you obtains a diploma of official validity and indefinite validity. It´s  granted by the Instituto Cervantes, with reference to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).  You will obtain a degree of great international recognition.

Pass the DELE exam in our academy

At Academia Contacto we have a specific preparation course for the DELE exam. This is a three week intensive preparation course for the "Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera" (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language). The course is 20 hours per week. This course takes place twice a year, just before the DELE exam. In this way, you will be as prepared as possible. Get your DELE certificate! Pass the DELE exam and prove your level of Spanish!