State Exam in Czech Language for Foreigners - Obtain Your Certificate

The certificate for passing the state exam in Czech language for foreigners is an official document confirming the student’s proficiency level in Czech. In terms of popularity and prestige, it is comparable to well-known international exams such as IELTS and TOEFL for English, DELE for Spanish, and DALF for French.

The certificate for passing the state exam in Czech language facilitates obtaining residence permits or citizenship in the Czech Republic, admission to Czech universities, or employment in the Czech Republic, as it is recognized by all authorities in the Czech Republic.

The Czech language exam can only be taken at schools accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic.

At the Institute of Foreign Languages, a language educational institution authorized to administer the state exam in a foreign language, testing can be done at two levels: Basic (B2) and Advanced (C1).

The “Basic” level signifies that you have a command of the Czech language sufficient for nearly fluent communication with Czech speakers in almost all areas. In addition to excellent grammar skills and the ability to express thoughts clearly in written form, you will need to demonstrate fluent oral communication in the language being studied. The expected vocabulary range for a B2 level speaker is over 2,000 to 2,500 words.

“Advanced” means that you already have a high level of proficiency in Czech, almost like a native speaker. At this level, you can freely and without prior preparation discuss even the most specialized topics (such as culture and its role in the modern world). You actively use complex grammatical constructions, synonyms, phrasal verbs, and idioms in your speech.

To obtain a state-certified certificate at the corresponding level, a student must score at least 60% correct answers in each of the five sections of the test. The certificate will indicate both the overall score and the percentage of success for each part of the test.

Results are typically released within 30 days after the certified exam. The certificate can be used for a lifetime, as it does not have an expiration date.

When is the state exam for proficiency in the Czech language at the B2 level conducted?

The Institute of Foreign Languages, a language educational institution authorized to administer state exams in foreign languages, regularly conducts state exams in the spring, typically at the end of May. As an exception, exams are also held in the fall. Registration for the Czech language exam for foreigners opens two months before the exam date.

The price of the state examination for an individual is normally CZK 4800,- (including VAT).

Become a student of language courses at the Institute of Foreign Languages s.r.o. and enroll in a preparatory course that will prepare you for the exam.

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