The Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at University College Cork is the only official Instituto Cervantes Examining Centre in Munster. In this role the Department is responsible for administering the DELE (Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language) examinations, as well as providing students with extracurricular language courses from A1 to B2 level.

Registration for our November DELE exams is NOW CLOSED.

Next round of exams will be on May 2022.

These Diplomas are the only official qualifications issued by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education, accrediting levels of competence and command of the Spanish language and are internationally recognised by corporations, Chambers of Commerce and private and public educational institutions. These qualifications do not expire.

The exams are open to members of the public and are offered at four levels.

A2, B1, B2, C1,

EXAM DATES FOR 2021 ARE NOVEMBER 12th and 13th


Exam Registration Fees (2021)

Nivel A1 



Nivel A1 Escolar 



Nivel A2 



Nivel A2 Escolar



Nivel B1 



Nivel B1 Escolar



Nivel B2 



Nivel C1 



Nivel C2 




Please use links above to register for the exams. Further instructions will be sent to you in the confirmation email.