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Tallinn University’s English language test

Tallinn University’s English language test is a proficiency exam designed to assess one’s competence in English. The test comprises a written paper and an oral interview that test four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

The level of English will be assessed with reference to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

  • To whom we offer the opportunity to take the exam:

International applicants who are planning to study at Tallinn University are required to provide a proof of their English language proficiency.Tallinn University offers applicants from EU/EEA countries to make the English language test in Tallinn. If the applicant gets the required points and passes the exam, it will give him/her the access to apply for Tallinn University without presenting TOEFL/IELTS or other English language test. We recommend to take the test for those who are planning to begin studies at Tallinn University.

NB! Students coming from Finland do not have to prove their language proficiency for B2 level if they have at least "cum laude approbatur" in their matriculation certificate.

Students coming from Latvia do not have to prove their language proficiency for B2 level if they have at least grade "A" or "B" in their General Secondary Education Certificate.

Students graduted International Baccalaureate studies with ENGLISH B Level HL at least grade 6 do not have to prove their English proficiency for B2 level.

  • Exam Format
  1. Reading/language structures (duration 70 minutes)
  2. Listening and writing (duration 90 minutes)
  3. Speaking (duration 10 minutes)

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  • Test Fee

The test costs 40 euros. After sending in your registration form, you can pay the exam fee by direct bank transfer.

The test fee should be paid by the 28th of July!

  • Date, time and location 

Date: 4 August 2017  (registration is opened until 28 July 2017)

Time: 10:00

Location: Tallinn University, Narva rd 25, room T-416

Register here!

NB! You must bring your picture ID (ID card or passport) to the exams. A pen is also needed!

Registering opened until the 28th of July!