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Intensive DELE preparation course

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DELE stands for Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera, or “Spanish as a Foreign Language Diploma”. It is the official exam for non-native Spanish speakers that is recognised by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. The Instituto Cervantes sets the exam in cooperation with the University of Salamanca.

The exam courses are designed to ensure that your study time is focused on passing the exam. You will review past DELE exam questions, learn exam techniques and receive insider tips from experienced DELE exam teachers.

The DELE exam preparation courses are intensive and demanding. You will need to study hard and learn a lot quickly.

Start Date: 2/4 weeks prior to exam
Timetable: Monday to Friday 9.30 – 13.30 (group classes), 14.30-15.30 (one to one classes)
Hours per week: 25 hours


  • Instituto Cervantes organizes the exam and issues the DELE certificate.
  • IH Madrid is a registered center for the DELE exams.
  • Course fee does not include exam registration fees.
  • Extra one-to-one course prices: Monday-Friday: 39 euros, Saturday = 51 euros. 

Dates of the DELE exam in 2016

Dele Exams 2016  Levels Exam date
April General: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 Friday 15th April
May Schools: A1 y A2/B1 (new) Friday 20th May
May Generales: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 Saturday 21st May
July  General: A2, B1, B2, C1 Friday 15th July
October  General: A2, B1, B2 Friday 21st October
November General: A2, B1, B2 Friday 25th November
November  General: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 Saturday 26th November