The Certificate of Attainment in Greek

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).

 

Ellinomatheia Exams 2020

The Centre for the Greek Language announces the final dates of the Examination for the Certification of Attainment in Modern Greek. The Exams will be held in October 2020, replacing the May 2020 Exams, which were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The above announcement can also be found here.

Levels Dates
A1 (for children 8-12) Tuesday October 13, 2020 (morning)
A1 (for adolescents and adults) Tuesday October 13, 2020 (morning)
A2 Wednesday October 14, 2020 (morning)
B1 Thursday October 15, 2020 (morning)
B2 Friday October 16, 2020 (morning)
C1 Wednesday October 14, 2020 (noon)
C2 Tuesday October 13, 2020 (noon)
Registration From June 1st to June 28th, 2020

Please Note:
Please note the difference in the duration of the exam period, which will take place over a four day period, instead of the usual three days. This is so that we can observe safe social distancing practices, for the safety of all participants.
You will need to bring a copy of the applicant’s passport.
An oral examination will follow the written exam.

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).

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.