Over two million people took exams with the British Council last year. We offer a wide range of exams, from English tests to school and business qualifications, in more than 90 countries worldwide. We connect people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the academia and business world.
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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test and can help you live, study and work around the world.Register for IELTS now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration
If you are applying for a visa to move to or stay in the UK, you can choose one of the tests to prove your level of English.
Cambridge English Language Assessment exams are known and recognised by schools, universities, private and public sector employers all over the English-speaking world.
Aptis - an innovative English language test
Aptis is an innovative English language test for individuals and organisations, designed to certify your level of English in a practical and flexible way.
Professional and university exams
The British Council administers exams on behalf of several UK professional bodies and universities. Find out more about taking UK degree programmes and professional qualifications.
Why take an exam with the British Council?
Last year, over two million people took exams with the British Council in more than 90 countries worldwide. Discover the benefits of taking an exam with the British Council.
Information for schools and institutions
Our relationship with schools and foreign language centres is of the greatest importance to us. Find out how you can partner with us for the promotion and delivery of UK exams in Spain.