“[IELTS] tests real-world […] skills” – Jo Westcombe, Language editor at Spotlight Magazine (www.spotlight-online.de)

Experience worldwide opportunities with IELTS

IELTS is the world’s most popular language test for education and emigration. Take IELTS with British Council Germany to help you on your way.


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Unlock the world with IELTS

The international English language testing system (IELTS) is the world’s leading English language proficiency test, with over 2 million tests taken last year.

IELTS assesses all of your English skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking. The test is designed to reflect how you will use English while studying, working, and socialising in your new life abroad.

More than 3,000 study programmes in the USA recognise IELTS test results.


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