English Language Certfication

For many incoming students from non-English speaking countries for English taught courses the issue of English language certification looms large.
As part of the entry requirements for official courses taught in English the Ministry of Education of Spain expects certifiable verification of English according to the Common European framework of Reference for languages (CEFR).  

UCAM accepts:

Established International certificates for the 4 skill sets (oral, written, reading, listening) such as 


For a more detailed list consult this document.

UCAM accepts:

  • Students who have studied their degrees through English
  • Students who have studied their high schooling in US or UK or IB programs taught in English 
  • 30 University ECTS of English taught programs

UCAM accepts:

  • Duolingo online certification.

For those students who do not have official certification and have not the time to join a course and exam in it, for their convenience UCAM has teamed up with Duolingo to offer incoming students an opportunity to get verification online of English in a quick, inexpensive and easy manner.  

Please see these links for a quick explanatory document on the online test and how to share the results with us