Certificates and Official Diplomas: after finishing the course, students can ask for a Certificate of Attendance and Achievement as well as for a Certificate of Obtained Language Level and Linguistic Competence. These certificates are issued by CastiLa or the Ministery of Education (DELE) upon realizing the required tests. Students can also obtain ECTS University Credits (European Credit Transfer System).
CastiLa, accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, offer the following Certificates/Diplomas:
|Certificate of Attendance
A certificate from CastiLa, certifying the hours of attendance and the performance / participation of the students in class. It is only issued with a minimum of 90% class attendance.
|Certificate of Level
A certificate of CastiLa accrediting the obtained language level and the linguistic competences. In order to get this certificate, students have to pass oral and written exams. Results are given according to the evaluation criteria established by the teaching staff in the study program.
|Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE)
The official DELE certificate is issued by the Ministery of Education, managed by the Instituto Cervantes and organized by CastiLa in Granada. The following levels, established by CEFR can be accredited: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2. CastiLa helds the 7 annual calls as offered by the Instituto Cervantes: February, April, May, July, October, September and November.
|International Evaluation Service of the Spanish Language
SIELE is the International Evaluation Service of the Spanish Language, certifying the level of domain of the Spanish language by electronic means to students and professionals of all continents.
|Cultural and Constitutional Knowledge
CCSE is a exam for the obtention of Spanish citizienship and the Instituto Cervantes manages the two mandatory exams according to the laws regulating the procedure for the obtention of Spanish citizenship: the DELE exam, being level A2 the minimum level required, and the CCSE exam, accrediting sociocultural and constitutional knowledge. CastiLa helds the CCSE exams the last Thursday of each month at its facilities.
|Diploma of Business Spanish / Diploma of Spanish for the Tourism Industry
Both certificates are issued by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Madrid. Flexible dates: the exam can be held after the corresponding course.
|University Credits of the European System of Transference and Accumulation of Credits (ECTS)
Issued by the Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia by virtue of the collaboration agreement.
CastiLa´s courses are recognized by several federal States of Germany for the Bildungsurlaub program.
CastiLa is accredited by the corresponding department of the Swedish Government granting economic facilities for students participating on continuing training courses.
Erasmus+ is the European Program 2021 – 2027 in the fields of Education, Training Programs, Youth and Sports, substituting all previous programs such as Erasmus, Comenius, Grundtivig, Socrates, Leonardo.
Idetification Code CastiLa (PIC): 932111413
Organization ID – OID E10064083
Also called “Sociedad Andaluza de Estudios Hispánicos”