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Benghazi
599 km

British Council Libya - Benghazi University Language Centre

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July 20, 2024 General Training August 02, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
August 24, 2024 General Training September 06, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
September 21, 2024 General Training October 04, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
October 19, 2024 General Training November 01, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 23, 2024 General Training December 06, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS

British Council Libya - Benghazi University Language Centre

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October 19, 2024 General Training November 01, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
October 19, 2024 Academic November 01, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 23, 2024 Academic December 06, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 23, 2024 General Training December 06, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
December 21, 2024 General Training January 03, 2025 LYD 1700 DETAILS
Tripoli
800 km

British Council test location - Radisson Blu Hotel

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July 20, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
July 20, 2024 General Training Global test date: please enquire
July 27, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
July 27, 2024 General Training Global test date: please enquire
August 03, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Libya - Libyan Academy for postgraduate studies

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October 19, 2024 General Training November 01, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
October 19, 2024 Academic November 01, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 23, 2024 Academic December 06, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 23, 2024 General Training December 06, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
December 21, 2024 General Training January 03, 2025 LYD 1700 DETAILS

British Council Libya - Libyan Academy for postgraduate studies

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July 20, 2024 General Training August 02, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
August 10, 2024 General Training August 23, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
August 31, 2024 General Training September 13, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
September 21, 2024 General Training October 04, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
October 19, 2024 General Training November 01, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS

British Council Libya - Libyan Academy for postgraduate studies (UKVI test location)

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October 12, 2024 UKVI Academic October 25, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
October 12, 2024 UKVI General Training October 25, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 16, 2024 UKVI General Training November 29, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 16, 2024 UKVI Academic November 29, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
December 14, 2024 UKVI Academic December 27, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS

British Council Tripoli Office

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October 26, 2024 Academic November 08, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 30, 2024 Academic December 13, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 30, 2024 General Training December 13, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
December 14, 2024 Academic December 27, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
July 27, 2024 General Training August 09, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS

British Council Tripoli Office (UKVI test location)

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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
October 26, 2024 UKVI Academic November 08, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
November 30, 2024 UKVI Academic December 13, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
December 14, 2024 UKVI Academic December 27, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
July 27, 2024 UKVI Academic August 09, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS
August 24, 2024 UKVI Academic September 06, 2024 LYD 1700 DETAILS

Other test centres in or nearby Libya

To study in English at one of the universities in Libya, you may need a proof of English proficiency. 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.

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Frequently asked questions about IELTS in Libya

How much does the IELTS exam cost in Libya?

The IELTS test in Libya costs LYD 1700. Please note that you may need to make extra costs such as transportation or accomodation if you need to travel to a city to take IELTS. See our article on IELTS costs how to save money on your IELTS test.

How can I apply for IELTS in Libya?

First make sure that you apply for the right type of IELTS. The IELTS exam is offered as Academic or a General Training variant. The Academic variant is for studying abroad and the General Training if you want to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there, or if you plan to attend a secondary school. Applying for all variants of IELTS in Libya can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Libya?

If you plan to study or work in the United Kingdom, you need IELTS for UKVI. The UK Home Office has authorized the Secure English language exams (SELT) IELTS for UKVI Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills for visa applications to the UK coming from Libya. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

Which test center in Libya is the best to take the IELTS exam?

There is no "best test center" in Libya , all of them are equally good. The IELTS test is a standardized test that is conducted in exactly the same way on different locations. So, it doesn't really matter which test center you will go, you will always get the same high quality experience. Go directly to test centers in Libya to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

When will IELTS exams start in Libya?

IELTS exams in Libya are conducted through the whole year. You can find all dates for IELTS exams in Libya on the official IELTS registration website .

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