WHAT IS SIELE?

SIELE is the Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española which certifies electronically the command of the Spanish language proficiency for students and professionals.

  • Is promoted by the Instituto Cervantes, the Universidad Autónoma de México, the Universidad de Salamanca and the 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 the degree of proficiency for the Spanish language with four tests: Reading and listening comprehension, Written expression and interaction and Spoken expression and interaction; the exam also takes as a reference the levels established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

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THE SIELE SPANISH CERIFICATE IS RECOGNISED BY LEADER INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS RELATED TO THE EDUCATION AND LANGUAGE WORLD

CRUE – Conferencia de Rectores de las Universidades Españolas (Conference of Spanish University Rectors)- is a not-for-profit organisation made up of a total of 76 Spanish universities: 50 public and 26 private which can be seen here.

Here you can view CRUE's recognition of SIELE as a Spanish certificate.

ACLES is the Asociación de Centros de Lenguas en la Enseñanza Superior (Association of Language Centres in Higher Education), aimed at promoting learning and dissemination of different languages in Higher Education.

At this link you can view the recognition of SIELE as a Spanish certificate as admitted by ACLES.

Additionally, SIELE exams are compatible with organizations such us the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) which is improving and expanding the teaching and learning of languages on every level of formal education.

You can consult the correlation of levels between the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and the American Council on the Foreign Languages here.

The National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP) in France, provides individuals and companies with current information regarding diplomas, professional certificates and qualification credentials reported in the lists created by joint national commissions regarding employability of diverse professional fields. Provides employment access, human resources management assistance and occupational mobility support.

Here you can view CNCP's recognition of SIELE as a Spanish certificate.

GOVERNING BODY
  • Instituto Cervantes
  • Universidad de Salamanca
  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Telefónica Educación Digital

SIELE has more than 75 Associated Universities present in 20 countries in Latin America which cooperate in the research of Spanish language teaching, back the quality of the content and contribute innovative didactic material.