examen siele

What is SIELE?

SIELE is the International Service of Evaluation of the Spanish Language, a service of evaluation and certification of the degree of proficiency in Spanish through electronic means aimed at students and professionals from the five continents.

Its is promoted by Instituto Cervantes, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the University of Salamanca, and the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), which guarantees quality standards and good practices in the elaboration of the tests and the use of different linguistic varieties of the Hispanic world.

SIELE certifies the degree of competence in the Spanish language through four tests: Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension, Written Expression, and Oral Expression; and takes as reference the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) levels of the Council of Europe.

Through the agreement signed with Telefónica Educación, FEDELE is a collaborating institution for the realization of the SIELE exams and has 22 Examination Centers in several Spanish cities.

What is SIELE?

There are no pre-established dates for registration on the SIELE exam or the realization of it.

The candidate can make an appointment with the exam center of his choice and in the availability of the center through the website: http://www.siele.org/.

You can also decide if you make the complete exam or any of its parts according to your needs.

To whom is it addressed?

The SIELE is aimed at anyone who wishes to prove their mastery of the Spanish language, whether they have Spanish as a foreign language, second or mother language.

SIELE is designed for young people and adults, it is an especially suitable option for people who need a fast accreditation for admission to a university or the application for a new job.

How to register?

Registration for the SIELE exam or for any of its modalities is done electronically.

For more information, visit www.siele.org.


To solve the most frequent asked questions, you can go through the following button to the Instituto Cervantes’ website.