Language Tests

Language courses accredited by CEMS

Locally offered language courses at CEMS universities, accredited for CEMS.
List of accepted commercial language courses at CEMS accredited cultural institutes.

Commercial language tests accredited by CEMS

Please note that according to the CEMS language rules, the accredited commercial tests are accepted from minimum B1 level. All commercial exams are accepted by CEMS only if both the written and oral parts are successfully passed on the minimum required level. CEMS accepts solely the commercial exams listed below. Required results are listed both for Language 2 and Language 3 requirements.

Language Test Name Governing Body Minimum Equivalence L2 Minimum Equivalence L3
Chinese (Mandarin) HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) HSKK (Oral) Beijing Language Institute at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) / Hanban B2 B1
Chinese (Mandarin) Business Chinese Test Peking University under the entrustment of Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban) B2 B2
Czech Exam CCE (general language) Charles University B2 B1
Czech Státní jazyková zkouška základní z češtiny pro cizince (State examination in Czech for foreigners) The Language School of the Capital City of Prague B2 B2
Danish Prøve i Dansk Ministeriet for Břrn og Undervisning B2 B1
Danish Studieprøven Ministeriet for Břrn og Undervisning C1 C1
Dutch Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal (CNaVT) Centrum voor Taal- & Onderwijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven B2 B1
Dutch Staatsexamen NT2 College voor Examens (CvE) B2 B1
Finnish YKI (Finnish: Yleinen Kielitutkinto, English: National Certificate of Language Proficiency) University of Jyväskylä and the National Board of Education B2 B1
French TEF Canada Chambre de Commerce et d’,Industrie de région Paris Île-de-France (CCI Paris Île-de-France) B2 B1
French TEFAQ Chambre de Commerce et d’,Industrie de région Paris Île-de-France (CCI Paris Île-de-France) B2 B1
French Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française (DALF) Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de région Paris Île-de-France - CCI Paris Île-de-France B2 B1
French Test d'Evaluation de Français (TEF) Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de région Paris Île-de-France - CCI Paris Île-de-France B2 B1
French Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française (DALF) Ministčre de l'Education Nationale (MEN) C1 C1
French Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française (DELF) Ministčre de l’Education Nationale (MEN) B2 B1
German Das Große Deutsche Sprachdiplom (GDS) Goethe-Zertifikat Goethe Institut C2 C2
German Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch Intl (PWD) Goethe Institut C1 C1
German Goethe-Zertifikat Goethe-Institut B2 B1
German Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH) Hochschulrektorenkonferenz B2 B2
German Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD II) Kultusministerkonf. Stufe 2 C1 C1
German ÖSD Zertifikat OSD B2 B1
German TestDaF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache) TestDaF-Institut B2 B2
Greek Certificate of Attainment in Greek Hellenic American Union B2 B2
Hungarian ELTE ORIGO Egynyelvu vizsga ELTE Idegennyelvi Tovabbkepzo kozpont B2 B2
Italian Certificato di Conoscenza della Lingua Italiana (CELI) Universitŕ per Stranieri di Perugia B2 B1
Italian Certificato di italiano commerciale - CIC Universitŕ per Stranieri di Perugia C1 C1
Italian Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera (CILS) Universita per Stranieri di Siena B2 B1
Japanese Japanese Language Proficiency Test Japan Foundation B2 A2
Japanese Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Before 2009) Japan Foundation B2 A2
Korean TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) National Institute for International Education (NIIED) B2 B2
Luxembourgish LaF : Lëtzebuergesch als Friemsprooch Institut National des Langues (Luxembourg) B1
Norwegian Bergenstesten Folkeuniversitetet B2 B2
Polish Egzaminy Certyfikatowe z J?zyka Polskiego Jako Obcego
(Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language)
BUWiWM B2 B2
Polish State Certificate Examination in Polish as a foreign language State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language C2 C2
Portuguese Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros (Celpe-Bras) Ministério da Educaçăo (Brazil) B2 B1
Portuguese CAPLE (Centro de Avaliação de Português Língua Estrangeira) Universidade de Lisboa B2 B1
Russian Русский язык в деловом общении: Level 2-Second Certificate – основной уровень – ОУДО (основной, средний уровень делового общения) (Business Russian) Moscow State University (MGU) Center for International Education & Ministery of Education of Russia B2 B2
Russian Test of Russian as Foreign Language (TORFL /TRKI) Saint Petersburg University, Russian Language and Culture Institute - Moscow State University (MGU) Center for International Education & Ministery of Education of Russia B2 B1
Spanish Certificado de Espanol lengua y uso (CELU) Consorcio ELSE B2 B2
Spanish Diploma de Español Lengua Extranjera (DELE) Instituto Cervantes B2 B1
Spanish SIELE International Service of Spanish Language Evaluation B2 B1
Swedish SWEDEX Folkuniversitetet B2 B1
Swedish TISUS Stockholm University, Department of Swedish Language & Multilingualism C1 C1

Test for Management and Business Communication (MBC)

Due to the rare use of the MBC testes, teh Academic Committee decided to discontinue the MBC tests as of September 2020.