Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE)

General Information

Spanish: DELE Exam

The DELE exam is an internationally recognized Spanish exam conducted by Instituto Cervantes, headquartered in Madrid. The test can be taken in the A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 levels according to the European Reference Framework.

Since 2008, the Europa-Universität of Flensburg has been working intensively with the Instituto Cervantes giving students a 40% discount on the examination fee. This is the highest discount possible in Germany for students. In particular, the participants of the B1 examination receive an additional preparatory course. Please note that the preparation course is only for students/employees of the EUF.

Europa-Universität Flensburg offers the DELE exam twice a year.

Structure of the Exam

Structure of the Exam

Level A2

The exam consists of 4 parts:

- Part 1: Reading comprehension (60 minutes)
- Part 2: Listening comprehension (about 35 minutes)
- Part 3: Written expression (50 minutes)
- Part 4: Verbal expression (15 minutes and 15 minutes preparation time)

Level B1

The exam consists of 4 parts:
- Part 1: Reading comprehension (70 minutes)
- Part 2: Written expression (40 minutes)
- Part 3: Listening comprehension (40 minutes)
- Part 4: Verbal expression (15 minutes and 15 minutes preparation time)

Level B2

The exam consists of 4 parts:
- Part 1: Reading comprehension (70 minutes)
- Part 2: Written expression (80 minutes)
- Part 3: Listening comprehension (40 minutes)
- Part 4: Verbal expression (15 minutes and 15 minutes preparation time)

Level C1

The exam consists of 4 parts:
- Part 1: Reading Comprehension and Speech Application (90 minutes)
- Part 2: listening comprehension and speech (50 minutes)
- Part 3: Integrated skills. Listening comprehension and written expression and interaction (80 minutes)
- Part 4: Integrated skills. Reading comprehension and oral expression and interaction (20 minutes and 20 minutes preparation time)

Level C2

The exam consists of 3 parts:
- Part 1: Speech, reading comprehension and listening comprehension (90 minutes)
- Part 2: Integrated skills. Listening comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression and interaction (150 minutes)
- Part 3: Integrated skills. Reading comprehension and oral expression and interaction (20 minutes and 30 minutes preparation time)

Dates and Fees

Dates and Fees

The examinations for the Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE) at the different levels take place on the following dates:

April 2021

Examination date: 09.04.2021
Deadline for Registration: 05.02.2021
Cancellation period: 14 days after registration

November 2021

Examination date: 13.11.2021
Deadline for Registration: 01.10.2021
Cancellation period: 14 days after registration

Examination fees 2021

Examination fees for EUF students:

Level A1                             75,60 EUR
Level A2                             82,20 EUR
Level B1                             89,40 EUR
Level B2                             126,00 EUR
Level C1                             122,60 EUR
Level C2                             135,60 EUR

Examination fees for external participants:

Level A1                             126,00 EUR
Level A2                             137,00 EUR
Level B1                             149,00 EUR
Level B2                             210,00 EUR
Level C1                             221,00 EUR
Level C2                             226,00 EUR

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation for private or professional reasons after registration must be submitted in writing to the responsible examination center. We ask for your understanding that we can only reimburse the examination fee for the DELE exam under the following conditions:

Cancellation

100% of the examination fee will be reimbursed upon notification up to 14 calendar days after the enrollment date. However, this only applies if the registration period has not yet expired.

Refund

40% of the examination fee will be reimbursed at the time of notification of up to 5 calendar days after the expiry of the registration deadline.

After this, unfortunately no change is possible. Registration in another German or foreign examination center is not possible.

Registration

Registration

The following documents are necessary to register for the DELE examination:

  1. A copy of your study ID (only EUF students)
  2. A direct debit form. The examination fee is paid by direct debit. The direct debit form can be found here. In order to be able to digitally fill out the direct debit form, please open it with the Adobe Reader, which you can download here free of charge: http://get.adobe.com/reader/. Please enter your full name in the online registration form.

To register, please click here.