DELE (Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language) is the official accreditation of the degree of fluency in the Spanish Language, issued and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain. These exams are the Spanish equivalent of IELTS, TOEFL or the Cambridge University Exams.
They are organized by Instituto Cervantes which is the most important Spanish Institution in the world for Spanish as a Second Language (like the British Council, Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institute for English, French and German, respectively).This institution is in charge of organizing the exams, while the University of Salamanca is in charge of the preparation, correction and final evaluation of all the tests.
The Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) are the only officially accredited qualifications issued by the Ministry for Education of the Kingdom of Spain that are administered internationally. They are recognized worldwide by private companies, chambers of commerce and public and private educational systems.
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