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British Council Madrid (UKVI test location)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam. Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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February 7, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 February 20, 2019 EUR 171
February 7, 2019 UKVI Life Skills B1 February 20, 2019 EUR 171
February 14, 2019 UKVI Academic February 27, 2019 EUR 228
February 14, 2019 UKVI General Training February 27, 2019 EUR 228
March 14, 2019 UKVI Academic March 27, 2019 EUR 228
British Council Madrid

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February 7, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 February 20, 2019 EUR 171
February 7, 2019 UKVI Life Skills B1 February 20, 2019 EUR 171
February 14, 2019 UKVI Academic February 27, 2019 EUR 228
February 14, 2019 UKVI General Training February 27, 2019 EUR 228
March 14, 2019 UKVI Academic March 27, 2019 EUR 228
Getafe
13 km
British Council - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Burgos
216 km
British Council - Universidad de Burgos

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Zaragoza
275 km
British Council - Zaragoza

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Other test centres in or nearby Madrid
  • International House - Madrid
  • English Institute TOAH Method, International House - Barcelona
  • Lacunza IH San Sebastián, International House - Barcelona
  • UPV/EHU San Sebastián, International House - Barcelona
  • International House Barcelona- Escola Rosalía de Castro

About the city of Madrid

There are 23 test locations in Spain offered and certified by British Council and 7 test locations offered by IDP. The test fee specified for the exam locations above is indicative and can vary depending on test date, test location and test type. Please visit the test location website for most recent information.

Make sure to prepare for the IELTS exam. Find an English language school in Madrid to make sure you advance your English language skills and get a high IELTS score on your test. Find and compare the best English programs by selecting the country and city on the search page. Choose a top language school that matches your intended English level and start your IELTS preparation course.

There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide, for example at EADA Business School.

Universities in Madrid that accept the IELTS test

Geneva Business School - Madrid Campus
Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Our programs are taught 100% in English and our campuses are located in major European cities. Our innovative methodology means students are taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen faculty members, dedicated to guide them on their journey to becoming future business leaders.
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Autonomous University of Madrid
The Autonomous University of Madrid was found in 1968. Its Spanish name is Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.But it is known as la Autónoma". It is a public university. It is regarded as the most prominent higher education institutions in Spain."The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, carries out a wide international activity through the Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Office for International Relations and Mobility.The programmes are coordinated and funded by means of: activities carried out by the UAM in collaboration with other institutions (International Exchange Programmes); the participation in programmes promoted by European Union (European Programmes); and the Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores [AECI: Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (Spanish Agency for International Cooperation).
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00 Find out more about Autonomous University of Madrid
ESIC Business & Marketing School
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50 Find out more about ESIC Business & Marketing School
CEMFI
CEMFI is a leading institution in research and graduate education in Economics and Finance.CEMFI has an active and stimulating academic environment. Our faculty is a group of 18 internationally-recognized scholars who have made frontier contributions to their fields of expertise. Numerous faculty members have been elected to some of the most prestigious appointments in economics. Among our faculty, we find a former President, a former Executive Vice-President, and three Fellows of the Econometric Society. We also find a former President and three Fellows of the European Economic Association, 12 Research Fellows and two Program Directors of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and four former Presidents and the future 2018 President of the Spanish Economic Association. Our faculty members have also received prestigious prizes and awards. Three faculty members have been awarded the Rey Jaime I Prize in Economics, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of science in Spain, and two faculty members have been recipients of the Fundación Banco Herrero Prize, which is awarded to a Spanish researcher under the age of 40 who has made outstanding contributions to economics or social sciences. CEMFI’s graduate education rests on the commitment to provide students with rigorous training in economics and finance. Its offerings include a Master in Economics and Finance and a PhD in Economics. Our placements, and the careers paths of our graduates, are the best endorsement of the value added of our programs. Complementing our graduate offerings, we also organize a Summer School, which provides specialized frontier training to practitioners, academics, and graduate students, and a Master in Banking Supervision, which we organize in collaboration with the Bank of Spain
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Comillas Pontifical University
After a century of university experience, at COMILLAS we are keenly aware that a great many things have changed since the university was founded. Spanish universities have moved on from the education of a select social minority toward a more universal social mission. Catholicism is no longer the Official State Religion and the Church has lived through the fruitful opening of the Second Vatican Council. Spanish society has assumed a more European and even global character.Our aim is that every person to form part of our University receives a comprehensive education: focusing not only on academic training but also on their own free will, their human, ethical and aesthetic awareness, capacity for personal reflection and sense of responsibility. In short, COMILLAS aims to contribute to the full personal development of all its students.
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Carlos III University of Madrid
The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is a medium institution well-known for the quality of its teaching and academic research, its international orientation and its higher than average study workload. Established in 1989, its mission is to contribute to the improvement of society through teaching of the highest quality and cutting-edge research in line with stringent international guidelines.The UC3M adapts every new academic year to the most recent advances in methodology, and implements as much as possible the technological advances that make learning easier for students, like the online platforms available to students that allow to study and research apart from communicating permanently and in a two-way communication with professors. In 2016, the UC3M moves up 41 positions in the QS ranking, is in the top 50 World University Ranking by subject.The UC3M also was one of the first universities to apply the new high education plan designed by the Europeann Union: Plan Bolonia. It is known by teaching in small groups and introducing courses in English and Bilingual studies.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 7.00 Find out more about Carlos III University of Madrid
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus - SLU
Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri and Madrid, Spain that welcomes students of all faiths and no faith. SLU values academic excellence, life-improving research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to serving others.
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ESEI International Business School
Since its founding in 1989, ESEI Barcelona has been driven by its passion for providing an all-round, internationally-focused education that combines academic excellence in Business Studies with humanistic values to develop the character of our students.
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IESE Business School - Executive MBA - Madrid
For over fifty years, IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve.
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IESE - University of Navarra - Global Executive MBA
For over fifty years, IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve.
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ESADE Business School - Madrid
ESADE is an international academic institution with over fifty years of history. The main asset of this business school are people: faculty members and professionals who nurture reflection, dialogue, projects and initiatives to ensure excellent education, pioneering research and a valuable contribution to social debate and transformation.
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Escuela de Administración de Empresas
EAE is an Institution of Higher Learning in Management in an international context. With 50 years of history as a Business School, it has participated in the education of more than 57,000 managers and professionals. Each year, students from more than 45 countries are trained at EAE in preparation for management functions within the worlds of businesses and institutions.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Institucio Cultural Del Cic
Cultural Institution CIC is an organization serving the Catalan society in the fields of culture and education. Va ser fundada a Barcelona, l'any 1950, per la pedagoga M. It was founded in Barcelona in 1950 by educator M. Rosa Farré i Escofet amb el nom de Centre d'Influència Catòlica Femenina (CICF), amb l'objectiu d'introduir la dona en els corrents culturals i religiosos d'aquells anys i engegar projectes relacionats amb la seva promoció cultural i religiosa. Rosa Escofet Farré and the name of Catholic Women of Influence Centre (CICF), with the aim of introducing women into cultural and religious currents of those years and start projects related to their religious and cultural promotion. En la difícil situació creada per la dictadura, el CICF va realitzar una tasca de conservació i difusió de la cultura catalana tot formant part d'un ampli moviment de resistència cultural. In the difficult situation created by the dictatorship, CICF made a mission of conservation and promotion of Catalan culture forming part of a wider movement of cultural resistance.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
La Salle University - Madrid
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Universidad de Alcala
Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
Fulbright Commission - Spain
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 7.00 / 7.00
Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea
The Real Madrid Graduate School – Universidad Europea extends beyond the boundaries of sports by training professional leaders in all the disciplines that are associated, one way or another, with this area. The graduate programs focus on different areas and are designed for university graduates and working professionals from the different sectors linked to both professional and amateur sports.
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Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
It is no exaggeration to state that over one and a half centuries great part of the history of Spanish technology has been written by the Schools of Architecture and Engineering. They have been during a lot of years nearly the only and in some cases actually the only schools. All of the important personalities in the area of teaching and research passed through the respective centres as students or lecturers.
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Universidad CEU San Pablo
CEU San Pablo University (Spanish: Universidad CEU San Pablo) is a private, Catholic university established 23 years ago in Madrid.
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CEB - Centro de Estudios Biosanitarios
Biosanitary Studies Center (CEB) is a company dedicated to consulting work practice, management consulting and teaching projects, research and development in the field of experimental sciences and health sciences.
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IE
IE is a Madrid-based institution with Undergraduate, Graduate and Executive education programs in a full-time, part-time and blended format. IE’s aim is to contribute a new model of higher education, leveraging on the best academic traditions yet providing a fresh approach in the faculty, our learning methodologies and program content.
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MyLeanMBA
The Lean MBA™ is a 100% online, 1-year business administration program that allows people to study 15-30min/day online for only 290€. During 52 weeks, students will study 250 bite-sized courses that cover 12 functional areas of business administration: strategy, management, leadership, marketing, finance, ... It also offers optional videos, discussions, articles and case studies.
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King Juan Carlos University
Study URJC provides a learning environment and a life aimed at promoting the work and talent campus. In URJC you can develop your potential and have a comprehensive, international, professional and humanistic education.
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ISDI
ISDI is the worldwide leader in digital education, helping professionals, entrepreneurs, enterprises and institutions to close the competitive gap to the digital era.
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IE Summer School
IE is a Madrid-based institution with Undergraduate, Graduate and Executive education programs in a full-time, part-time and blended format. IE’s aim is to contribute a new model of higher education, leveraging on the best academic traditions yet providing a fresh approach in the faculty, our learning methodologies and program content. 
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EOI Business School
A Business School that promotes the value of people in a global economy, based on solidarity, social responsibility and business ethics. A Social School, in which competition does not come in conflict with cooperation. An Open School, that believes change is possible and necessary.
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Tracor
Tracor is a private institute in Spain, found in 1989. It is an institute of higher education and postgraduate training. To place the students in the best social and professional positions is the mission of Tracor. Tracor is always different; they seek for students who are involved into the present society, who likes to take challenges and also flexible in facing the challenges.
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CSIC Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe.
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CIFF Business School
With students from 23 countries, CIFF Business School offers you a truly international experience in the vibrant and cosmopolitan capital of Spain. With a strong practical focus we provide a learning experience that is designed to deliver graduates advanced skills ready for prominent roles in their line of business.
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