SIELE is the Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española (International Assessment Service for the Spanish Language), a service that assesses and certifies Spanish proficiency through technological means and is directed towards students and professionals around the world.
Promoted by the Instituto Cervantes, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Universidad de Salamanca and Universidad de Buenos Aires, these institutions guarantee the standards for quality and good practices in the creation of the tests and the use of diverse linguistic varieties in the Hispanic world.
SIELE certifies degree of proficiency for the Spanish language with four tests: Reading comprehension, Listening comprehension, Written expression and interaction and Oral expression and interaction; and takes as reference the levels established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) from the European Council.
WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TEST?
Paperwork is performed electronically (registration, reservation, communication) with a SIELE examination center and through a booking system.
Quick and fast: Results are received within a maximum period of three weeks and the candidate may print their certificate or report from the computer application.
Adaptable: Different exam modalities are available to attend to the different needs of users, institutions, or companies.
Flexible: The exam takes place in a SIELE examination center and on the day of your choice. Educational institutions can create systems unified to the training actions independent of the students/professors’ country of residence.
Uniform: It is panhispanic and includes different linguistic variations of Spanish.
The SIELE Global exam comprises 4 tests that correspond to the four language communication activities.
Upon completing the SIELE Global exam, you shall receive a certificate, globally recognized, with a validity period of two years, which includes a per-test score and a CEFR level equivalence and a numerical score of 0 to 1000 representing the sum of each test.