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Durham University

The Centre for Foreign Language Study

External Language Certification

Durham University is an approved examination centre for certificates issued by the following external bodies:

French: DELF-DALF - newly approved by the Institut Francais in 2017. Exam dates are subject to level

German: Goethe Institute

Italian: CILS - issued by the Università per Stranieri di Siena

Spanish: DELE - issued by the Instituto Cervantes

Please click on the links above to be taken to the registration pages.

Next examination dates are:

Examination dates

Registration closing date


3-14 June 2019

30 April 2019


7 June 2019

30 April 2019


30 May 2019

26 April 2019


20-25 May 2019

27 March 2019

Examinations are set at levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).