The Certificate of Attainment in Greek

In response to the evolving circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for the Greek Language announces the world-wide postponement of the May 2020 Ellinomatheia Exams.

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The Certificate of Attainment in Greek
The Certificate of Attainment in Greek was established in 1998. It is an official test that examines the second/foreign language learners in their various skills in Greek. People who obtain the Ellinomatheia Certification are recognized worldwide for their language qualifications, which can be used to study in universities in Greece and in Europe or for professional reasons. UNCC (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), among other universities in the USA, give 3 credits for Ellinomatheia Examination.

Certificates are issued for successful candidates at any of the following six levels of attainment in Greek: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. The levels are linked to the corresponding levels of the Common European Framework (CEFR).

Certificate of Attainment in Greek for Professional Purposes
The Certificate of Attainment in Greek for Professional Purposes was established upon recommendation of the European Commission to the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs for reasons of compliance of the national legislation to European Union rules. It is intended for professionals who are European Union citizens and who wish to work in Greece and have to prove their proficiency in Greek. Candidates are tested at level A2 of the Common European Framework (CEFR).

 

Ellinomatheia Exams 2020

The Ellinomatheia Examination center of the OCS (10021) would like to inform all interested participants on behalf of the Division for the Support and Promotion of the Greek Language of the Centre for the Greek Language, the final 2020 dates for the conduct of the examinations for the attainment in Greek.

Levels Dates
A1 (for children 8-12) Tuesday May 19, 2020 (morning)
A1 (for adolescents and adults) Tuesday May 19, 2020 (morning)
A2 Tuesday May 19, 2020 (noon)
B1 Tuesday May 19, 2020 (afternoon)
B2 Wednesday May 20, 2020 (morning)
C1 Wednesday May 20, 2020 (afternoon)
C2 Monday May 18, 2020 (morning)
Registration From February 1st to March 22nd 2020

Please Note:
You will need to bring a copy of the applicant’s passport.
An oral examination will follow the written exam.

For more information, please contact Mrs. Kyriakoula Micha. You may also visit the center for the Greek Language and study the guide to the examination for the certificate of attainment in Greek

Guide to the Examination for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek
Guidelines for the Conduct of Examinations
Examination for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek Dates and Fees
Examination for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek Application 2020

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If you prefer, you may also complete an application on line at GreekLanguage.gr.