What’s SIELE?

SIELE: International Assessment Service for the Spanish Language

  • Is a system for assessing and certifying Spanish language proficiency.
  • Through four tests: Reading/comprehension, Listening/comprehension, Written expression and interaction and Oral expression and interaction.
  • This exam also takes as a reference of the levels established by the Common European
    Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

What utility are you looking for?

  • A profesional One: Key certificate for their training and professional career paths.
  • A universitary One: Unique tool to guarantee the level of Spanish required in training
  • A practical One: Reduces costs and time, simplifying selection processes that require Spanish level assessment.


  • Here, you can extend the information about the SIELE exam: Download the brochure
  • You can see all the information related to this exam and its procedure here: SIELE Web



  • Reading comprehension + Listening comprehension + Written expression and interaction + Oral expression and interaction


  • Reading comprehension
    Listening comprehension


  • Reading comprehension
    Written expression and interaction


  • Listening comprehension
    Oral expression and interaction


  • Oral expression and interaction


  • Written expression and interaction
    Oral expression and interaction

When and where can I take the exam?

  • The test is carried out in SIELE centers distributed all over the world and you are the one who chooses the modality of examination and the date of realization.
  • You choose the day and time from among those programmed in all SIELE centers.
  • Spanish Courses Unamuno is an authorized examination center. You can consult our dates and hours for every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until the end of the year in the next calls below:
School Modality Exam days Hour Inscription
Spanish Courses Unamuno SIELE Global Every Monday* 09:30 p.m. Sing up
Spanish Courses Unamuno S1: RC + LC Every Tuesday* 09:30 p.m. Sing up
Spanish Courses Unamuno S2: RC + WEI Every Wednesday* 09:30 p.m. Sing up
Spanish Courses Unamuno S3: LC + OEI Every Thursday* 09:30 p.m. Sing up
Spanish Courses Unamuno S4: OEI Every Thursday* 11:45 p.m. Sing up
Spanish Courses Unamuno S5: WEI + OEI Every Friday* 09:30 p.m. Sing up
* Except from August 1 to August.

Candidates with special needs

Candidates who request adaptations can not reserve their exam place until they have instructions on this matter from the SIELE technical team.

El candidato debe escribir a necesidades.especiales@siele.org with subject “Request for SIELE exam with special needs” and indicate:
• Name and surname.
• Telephone.
• Period in which you want to take the exam (start date and end date).
• Location and country where you wish to take the exam and, where appropriate, the SIELE Authorized Examination Center.
• Description of the type of need (additional time, additional devices, extra breaks or support staff).
Within a maximum period of 4 weeks, the SIELE team will assess the application and, if necessary, contact the candidate to gather more information.