To assess your level of proficiency before you start a Berlitz program, we conduct a general Berlitz language proficiency exam – online, orally, or both. This lets us – and you – see which course is right for you.

Are you interested in testing your current level of proficiency independent of a Berlitz language course or preparing for an external language exam? We’ve got you covered here as well.

Language certificates and diplomas

We bring you up to standard for internationally recognized language certificates and offer exam preparation courses for the following language proficiency tests. Many Berlitz Centers also serve as official examination centers where you can register directly for the exam.

Language proficiency exams

The FIDE is the name of the Swiss program for linguistic integration. We can help you prepare for this certification through focused preparation either with a dedicated language instructor or in a small group along with special course materials. We work with all language levels to help you achieve your goal of a residency permit in Switzerland.

We help you prepare for the international standardized testing of language proficiency in 10 different languages - English, German, Spanish, Turkish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Polish and Arabic.

We can you help you achieve your goals by preparing for this internationally recognised proof of German language proficiency.

We’re ready to get started to help you prepare for this highly regarded qualifications for primary schools, high schools, universities, colleges and business in English language proficiency.

The CELI is most commonly used by Italian higher education institutions as a way of verifying a foreigner's Italian language proficiency. At Berlitz we’re ready to help you achieve your goals of studying abroad by preparing you to ace the test with a dedicated teacher and special materials. The DELE is the most widely recognised and respected title of Spanish language proficiency in the world. Often used as an entry requirement for non-native-speakers applying to Spanish speaking universities.

The TOEFL uses American English and commonly serves as an entrance requirement for U.S. universities. This language test comprises of four sections: reading, listening, speaking, and writing. The IELTS exams is the most widely accepted English proficiency exam for school and university entry as well as by businesses worldwide. We help you prepare for this exam so you’ll be sure to meet your English language goals in the fastest, most efficient way possible.

The TOEIC is the worldwide standard for English in the workplace and is used by more than 5,000 international companies as a hiring criteria and training standard. Many academic institutions also use this test as an entrance requirement or as a final certification. It consists of a listening section and a reading section.

The DELF and DALF are French language diplomas backed by the French Ministry of Education to prove French proficiency in non-native-speakers. The TFI examination is good for anyone wishing to test their French proficiency. The TFI examines your academic and workplace French skills. Used by international companies and universities, it evaluates listening and reading comprehension.

More testing options…

Berlitz also offers the following language tests:

Berlitz Test of Listening and Reading Skills

Online-Multiple-Choice-Test. Focus on listening, reading, vocabulary, and grammar.

Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
Available languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, and German

Berlitz Test of Speaking Skills

Phone-based interview developed in association with the University of Illinois. Precise assessment of active language skills in a business context, including pronunciation and intonation.

Duration: 20 minutes
Available languages: Can be conducted in all languages

Berlitz Test of Writing Skills

Developed in association with the University of Illinois. Detailed assessment of writing skills (various writing tasks encountered in the workplace, such as emails, memos, and reports).

Duration: 60 minutes
Available languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch, Turkish, and Arabic

All of the available language tests provide you with transparency regarding your current level of foreign language proficiency.