The Diploma de Español Lengua Extranjera (DELE) is an official qualification attesting to a command of the Spanish language issued by the Instituto Cervantes (the Government of Spain’s official organisation for promoting Spanish). It is recognised internationally and valid indefinitely. It can be obtained by sitting and passing the appropriate exam (there are three examination sessions each year).
DELE certificates are internationally recognized and valid indefinitely. They enjoy great prestige, not only among public and private educational institutions and authorities, but also in the business world and in Chambers of Commerce.
It can be obtained by sitting and passing the appropriate exam. The University of León's Language Centre is an Official DELE Test Centre and offers its students various testing periods along with DELE preparatory courses.
|DELE Examination Sessions 2021||Levels||Date of Examination||Registration Dates|
|February||Level A2||19 February 2021||Until 13 January 2021|
|May||Levels A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2||22 May 2021||Until 17 March 2021|
|September||Level A2||10 September 2021||Until 14 July 2021|
|October||Levels A2, B1 and B2||8 October 2021||Until 25 August 2021|
|November||Levels A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2||13 November 2021||Until 6 October 2021|
The prices of Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE) approved by Instituto Cervantes' Governing Body for 2020 are: