Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Spanish Language Qualification (DELE)

What is DELE?

DELE (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera) is one of the most valuable Spanish language qualifications in the world. It is issued by Instituto Cervantes, on behalf of the Spanish government. It is valid permanently.

Your DELE certificate will be accepted as a qualification in Spanish language by leading businesses and educational institutions around the world, including chambers of commerce and universities. 



 Language Students working in the Language Centre
Language Students working in the Language Centre, Trent Building




There are six levels, based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Basic user

A1 (beginner)

A2 (elementary)

Independent user

B1 (intermediate)

B2 (upper intermediate)

Proficient User

C1 (advanced)




The University of Nottingham will hold all of them once a year in November.

Saturday 10 November 2018

Levels A1-C1

Enrolment: Closes on the 3 October 2018



The fees depend on the level.
DELE Exam Fees
 A1 £100
 A2 £120
 B1 £130
 B2 £150
 C1 £160




Online registration 

More about DELE  

Exam Samples

Exam Preparation


For more information contact:

Manuel Lagares














Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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