How to obtain the Spanish nationality?
To obtain the Spanish nationality, one of the requirements is passing the following exams:
1. The DELE exam Spanish level A2 or higher (only for non-native Spanish speakers)
2. The CCSE exam
CCSE exam preparation – FREE course
At Linguaschools Barcelona we have many years of experience in teaching Spanish language and culture to speakers of another language. We are accredited by the Instituto Cervantes and are an official exam centre for the CCSE exam.
In order to prepare you in the best way for the CCSE exam we offer a FREE preparation session for all those who take the exam at Linguaschools Barcelona. So far, everybody who actively attended the preparation session has passed the exam.
|Minimum age||18 years|
|Level of Spanish||minimum A2 (classes are in Spanish)|
|Duration||1 session of 2 hours (probably on distance, by Skype or Zoom)|
|Timetable||Thursday the week before the exam from 19:00h – 21:00h (could vary)|
|Standard price||€ 0
(special price only for candidates who also take the CCSE exam itself at Linguaschools Barcelona. Candidates at other centers: € 25)
|How to reserve the preparation course||First enroll for the CCSE exam (see instructions below). After that you will get an email from us to ask if you will attend the preparation session the week prior to the exam.
You can also pass by our our centre and reserve the free session in person. We can also help you enroll for the CCSE exam itself. In that case, please contact us in advance to make an appointment. So we can make sure there will be someone available to help you.
Where and when is the CCSE exam in Barcelona?
The CCSE exam (Conocimientos Constitucionales y Socioculturales de España) is an exam created by the Instituto Cervantes in order to evaluate your knowlege of the Spanish Constitution and Spanish social and cultural reality of today. The exam consists of 5 tasks with 25 multiple-choice questions.
|When is the exam||on the last Thursday of the month (there is no exam in August nor in December)|
|Timetable||at 18:00h or at 20:00h|
|Included in the price||The right to attend the exam on a maximum of two occasions, only in case a candidate does not pass the first exam, or did not attend the first exam.|
|Payment methods||Credit card or Paypal|
|How to reserve the exam||You can only register and pay online directly with the Instituto Cervantes:
1. You have to register with the Instituto Cervantes through their website.
2. Select the date, time and centre to take the CCSE exam.
Don’t forget to select our centre (FEDELE BARCELONA – Linguaschools Barcelona). We can also help you register for the CCSE exam itself. In that case, please contact us in advance so we can make sure there will be someone available to help you when you pass by our school.
Dates CCSE exam 2020:
|Exam session||Reservation limit||CCSE exam date||CCSE exam preparation session|
|January||9 January||30 January 2020||23 January|
|February||6 February||27 February 2020||20 February|
|July (extra)||18 June||9 July 2020||2 July|
|July||9 July||30 July 2020||23 July|
|August 2020||[no exam]|
|September (extra)||20 August||10 September 2020||3 September|
|September||3 September||24 September 2020||17 September|
|October (extra)||17 September||8 October 2020||1 October|
|October||8 October||29 October 2020||22 October|
|November (extra)||22 October||12 November 2020||5 November|
|November||5 November||26 November 2020||19 November|