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Getafe
10 km

British Council - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

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February 29, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 General Training Global test date: please enquire
March 16, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

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February 29, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 General Training Global test date: please enquire
March 16, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
Madrid
20 km

British Council Madrid (UKVI test location)

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February 29, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 General Training Global test date: please enquire
March 16, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Madrid Main Office

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March 16, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Madrid

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February 29, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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March 16, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Madrid -

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March 02, 2024 General Training March 15, 2024 EUR 235 DETAILS
March 08, 2024 General Training March 21, 2024 EUR 235 DETAILS
March 15, 2024 General Training March 28, 2024 EUR 235 DETAILS
March 23, 2024 General Training April 05, 2024 EUR 235 DETAILS
March 26, 2024 General Training April 08, 2024 EUR 235 DETAILS

British Council Madrid - Hastings School

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March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council - Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center

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Valladolid
181 km

British Council Madrid -

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British Council Madrid - IH Valladolid

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March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
Burgos
233 km

British Council Madrid - Universidad de Burgos

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March 16, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council - Universidad de Burgos

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March 16, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Madrid -

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March 09, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 General Training Global test date: please enquire
March 16, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

Other test centres in or nearby Spain

  • International House - Madrid
  • English Institute TOAH Method, International House - Barcelona
  • Lacunza IH San Sebastián, International House - Barcelona
  • UPV/EHU San Sebastián, International House - Barcelona
  • There is one British Council test centre in Spains capital Madrid. The average IELTS score of test takers with Spanish as native language is 6.2. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Spain was 6.81. According to our database, there are 58 universities in Spain that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Spain is 6.2.

    pain is one of the easiest places to make new friends, experience the real fiesta (party) attitude and enjoy lovely, warm, Mediterranean weather! Who wouldn’t want to study abroad in such a welcoming place? Apart from the overall exciting atmosphere, Spain is home to many universities that welcome thousands of foreign students each year. While you study and prepare to become a specialist in your chosen field, you will also enrich your cultural horizons by seeing and admiring some really amazing attractions. From white, sandy beaches and blue seas, to the ski slopes of the Pyrenees and to the ancient villages of Granada, Spain truly offers both natural and urban splendours. Embrace the chance to sharpen your Spanish skills and enjoy a relaxed and multicultural environment while you study abroad in Spain! At Spanish universities, you’ll experience a friendly and laid-back atmosphere full of international students coming from all over the world. Although lectures are pretty formal, seminars and lab work are more relaxed, allowing students to freely discuss with professors and ask them questions regarding their course materials. Universities in Spain offer a varied palette of study options, and science and technical degrees in particular, offer courses that involve both research work and practical exercises.

    There are over 670 English-taught programmes in Spain. Almost all Spanish universities accept IELTS and TOEFL. For Spanish degrees, the most common required Spanish test is DELE.

    To study in English at one of the universities in Spain, 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 Spain

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Spain?

    The IELTS test in Spain costs EUR 224. 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 Spain?

    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 Spain can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Spain?

    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 Spain. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

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

    There is no "best test center" in Spain , 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 Spain to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

    When will IELTS exams start in Spain?

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

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