Language Tests

 

Test for Management and Business Communication (MBC)

The Test for Management and Business Communication have been specifically developed for CEMS purposes. The tests are designed to assess your ability to manipulate the target language in a managerial context.

MBC tests are offered at two periods per academic year - in September and in April/May. The CEMS languages in which CEMS offers MBC tests are: Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Irish, Japanese, Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish. 

Preparation material on the MBC Test can be found in the library.

Commercial language tests accredited by CEMS 

Please note that according to the CEMS language rules, the accredited commercial tests are accepted from minimum B1 level. All commercial exams are accepted by CEMS only if both the written and oral parts are successfully passed on the minimum required level.

(L2) = accepted as requirement for Language 2 and Language 3

(L3) = accepted as requirement for Language 3

Language

Test

Governing body

Min. Level

Requirement

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese (Mandarin)

Business Chinese Test

Peking University under the entrustment of Office of Chinese Language Council International (“Hanban”)

BCT4 

L2

 

HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi)

HSKK (Oral)

Beijing Language Institute at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) / Hanban

HSK 4 +

HSKK 4 

L2

 

 

 

 

 

Czech

Státní jazyková zkouška základní z  češtiny pro cizince  (State examination in Czech for foreigners)

The Language School of the Capital City of Prague

 

B2 

L2

 

Exam CCE (general language)

Charles University

B2 

L2

 

 

 

 

 

Danish

Studieprøven

Ministeriet for Børn og Undervisning

C1 

L2

 

Prøve i Dansk 3

Ministeriet for Børn og Undervisning

B2 

L2

 

 

 

 

 

Dutch

Educatief professioneel C1

Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal

(Centrum voor Taal- & Onderwijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

C1 

L2

 

Professionel gevorderd B2

Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal

(Centrum voor Taal- & Onderwijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

B2 

L2

 

Educatief startbekwaam B2

Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal

(Centrum voor Taal- & Onderwijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

B2 

L2
 Maatschappelijk formeel B1

Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal

(Centrum voor Taal- & Onderwijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
B1L3

 

Staatsexamen NT2 Program II

College voor Examens (CvE)

B2 

L2

 

Staatsexamen NT2 Program I

College voor Examens (CvE)

B1 

L3
     

Finnish

Suomen kieli: keskitaso 4

 

Suomen kieli: keskitaso 3

University of Jyväskylä and the National Board of Education

University of Jyväskylä and the National Board of Education

B2 

 

B1

L2

 

L3

 

 

 

 

 

French

Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française – DALF

 Ministère de l’Education Nationale (MEN)

 

C1 

L2
 Diplôme de français professionnel – DFP AffairesChambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de région Paris Île-de-France - CCI Paris Île-de-FranceC1 L2

 

Diplôme de français professionnel –DFP Affaires B2

Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris Île-de-France (CCI Paris Île-de-France)

B2 

L2

 

Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française (DELF)

Ministère de l’Education Nationale (MEN)

B2 

L2

 

Test d'évaluation de français (TEF) (3 indissociable QCM tests + 2 expression tests)

Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris Île-de-France (CCI Paris Île-de-France)

B2 

L2

 

Diplôme de français professionnel – DFP

Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de région Paris Île-de-France - CCI Paris Île-de-France

B1 

L3
 Test d'évaluation de français (TEF) (3 mandatory multiple choice tests + 2 productive tests) niveau B1Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de région Paris Île-de-France - CCI Paris Île-de-FranceB1 L3
  Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française (DELF) Ministère de l’Education Nationale (MEN) B1L3

German

Das Große Deutsche Sprachdiplom (GDS) Goethe-Zertifikat C2

Goethe Institut

C2 

L2

 

Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch Intl (PWD)

Goethe Institut

C1 

L2

 

Goethe-Zertifikat C1

Goethe Institut

C1 

L2

 

Goethe-Zertifikat B2

Goethe-Institut

B2 

L2

 

Bulats

Goethe-Institut

B2: (Min. 60 points) 

L2
 Goethe-Zertifikat B1Goethe InstitutB1 L3

 

OSD Zertificat C2 / Wirtschaftssprache Deutsch

OSD

C2 

L2

 

OSD Zertificat C1 

OSD

C1 

L2
 ÖSD Zertifikat B2 OSDB2 L2
 ÖSD Zertifikat B1OSDB1L3

 

Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD II)

Kultusministerkonf. Stufe 2

C1 

L2

 

Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH)

Hochschulrektorenkonferenz

B2 (DSH 1)

L2

 

TestDaF  (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache)

TestDaF-Institut

TDN3 for each skill 

L2

 

 

 

 

 

Greek

Certificate of Attainment in Greek

Hellenic American Union

Β2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hungarian

ELTE ORIGO Egynyelvu vizsga

ELTE Idegennyelvi Tovabbkepzo kozpont

B2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Italian

Certificato di italiano commerciale - CIC *The CIC exam is not offered on B2 level.

Università per Stranieri di Perugia

*C1 

L2
 Certificato di Conoscenza della Lingua Italiana Livello 3 (CELI 3)Università per Stranieri di PerugiaB2 L2

 

Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Staniera (CILS)

Universita per Stanieri di Siena

CILS DUE/ B2 

L2

 

Certificato di italiano commerciale  - CIC

*The CIC exam is not offered on B2 level.

Università per Stranieri di Perugia

*C1 

L2
 CELI B1Università per Stranieri di PerugiaB1 L3
 CILS B1Universita per Stanieri di SienaB1 L3

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese

Japanese Language proficiency Test

Japanese Language proficiency Test

Japan Foundation

 

Japan Foundation

Level 2 

 

Level 3

L2

 

L3

 

 

 

 

 

Korean

TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean)

National Institute for International Education (NIIE)

 

Class 4 

L2

 

 

 

 

 

Polish

State Certificate Examination in Polish as a foreign language

State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language

C2

 

 

Egzaminy Certyfikatowe z Języka Polskiego Jako Obcego

(Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language)

 

BUWiWM

B2 

L2

 

 

 

 

 

Portuguese

Diploma Universitário de Português Língua Estrangeira (DUPLE)

CAPLE/Universidade de Lisboa

C2 

L2
 

Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros, Nível Avançado Superior (general Brazilian Portuguese)

Ministério da Educação  (Brazil)C2L2

 

Diploma Avançado de português Língua Estrangeira (DAPLE)

CAPLE/Universidade de Lisboa

C1

L2

 

Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros, Nível Avançado (general Brazilian Portuguese

Ministério da Educação (Brazil)

C1 

L2

 

Diploma Intermédio de Português Língua Estrangeira (DIPLE) (general European Portuguese)

CAPLE/Universidade de Lisboa

B2

L2

 

Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros Nível Intermediário Superior (general Brazilian Portuguese)

Ministério da Educação (Brazil)

B2

L2
 

Diploma Elementar de Português Língua Estrangeira (DEPLE) (general European Portuguese)

CAPLE/Universidade de LisboaB1L3
 

Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros, Nível Intermediário (general Brazilian Portuguese)

Ministério da Educação (Brazil)B1 L3
 

 

   

Russian

Test of Russian as Foreign Language – 4 (TORFL/TRKI - 4)

Saint Petersburg University, Russian Language and Culture Institute - Moscow State University (MGU) Center for International Education & Ministery of Education of Russia

 

C2 

L2

 

Test of Russian as Foreign Language – 3  (TORFL/TRKI - 3)

Saint Petersburg University, Russian Language and Culture Institute - Moscow State University (MGU) Center for International Education & Ministery of Education of Russia

C1 

L2

 

Test of Russian as Foreign Language – 2 (TORFL /TRKI- 2)

Saint Petersburg University, Russian Language and Culture Institute - Moscow State University (MGU) Center for International Education & Ministery of Education of Russia

B2 

L2

 

Русский язык в деловом общении: Level 2-Second Certificate – основной уровень – ОУДО (основной, средний уровень делового общения) (Business Russian)

Moscow State University (MGU) Center for International Education & Ministery of Education of Russia

B2 

L2

 

First Level (TRKI-1)/ B1

Saint Petersburg University, Russian Language and Culture Institute

B1

L3

Spanish

Diploma Superior de Español Lengua Extranjera (DSE)

Instituto Cervantes

C2 

L2

 

Diploma de Español Lengua Extranjera (DELE)

Diploma de Español Lengua Extranjera (DELE)

Instituto Cervantes

 

Instituto Cervantes

B2 

 

B1

L2

 

L3

 

Certificado de Espanol  lengua y uso (CELU)

Consorcio ELSE

Intermedio 

L2

 

 

 

 

 

Swedish

TISUS

Stockholm University, Department of Swedish Language & Multilingualism

C1 

L2

 

SWEDEX

Folkuniversitetet

B2 

L2