Recognized Certifications

Ca' Foscari recognizes a range of language certifications for the purposes of enrolment. 

The certifications in the list are considered valid for the A.Y. 2021/2022 regardless of the date of achievement.

From the A.Y. 2022/2023 the certifications in the list will be considered valid if they have not been achieved for more than 5 years.

English Language

Language knowledge levels refer to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

ACELS Ireland

B1

TIE Test of Interactive English: B1 o B1+

B2

TIE Test of Interactive English: B2

C1

TIE Test of Interactive English: C1 o C1+

C2

TIE Test of Interactive English: C2

AIM Awards

B1

AIM Awards Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International (Entry 3) (Anglia Intermediate)

B2

AIM Awards Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (Anglia Advanced)

C1

AIM Awards Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (Anglia Proficiency)

C2

AIM Awards Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Anglia Mastery)

Cambridge English Language Assessment - (Cambridge ESOL Examinations)

B1

B1 Preliminary
PET: Preliminary English Test
PET for Schools
BEC: Business English Certificate Preliminary

B2

B2 First
FCE: First Certificate in English FCE for Schools
BEC: Business English Certificate Vantage

C1

C1 Advanced
CAE: Certificate in Advanced English
BEC: Business English Certificate Higher

C2

C2 Proficiency
CPE: Certificate of Proficiency in English

ESB - Certificate in ESOL International (All Modes)

B1

ESB Entry 3 Certificate in ESOL International (All Modes)

B2

ESB Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (All Modes)

C1

ESB Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (All Modes)

ETS - TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language

B1

iBT 42 - 71
ITP/PBT 460 - 542

B2

iBT 72 - 94
ITP/PBT 543 - 626

C1

iBT 94 - 120
ITP/PBT 627 - 677

ETS - TOEIC Test of English for International Communication

B1

Listening & Reading 550-784
Speaking 120-159
Writing 120-149

B2

Listening & Reading 785-944
Speaking 160-199
Writing 150-199

C1

Listening & Reading 945
Speaking 200
Writing 200

Gatehouse Awards - GA Certificate in ESOL International

B1

GA Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International (Entry 3)

B2

GA Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International

C1

GA Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International

C2

GA Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International

IELTS - International English Language Testing System

B1

Mark 4.0 - 5.0

B2

Mark: 5.5 - 6.5

C1

Mark: 7.0 - 8.0

C2

Mark: 9.0

IELTS - Indicator

B1

Mark: 4.0 - 5.0

B2

Mark: 5.5 - 6.5

C1

Mark: 7.0 - 8.0

C2

Mark: 9.0

LCCI International Qualifications - EDI

B1

English for Business Level 2

B2

English for Business Level 3

C1

English for Business Level 4

Learning Resource Network - LRN

B1

LRN Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International - CEF Level B1

B2

LRN Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International - CEF Level B2

C1

LRN Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International - CEF Level C1

C2

LRN Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International - CEF Level C2

Oxford University Press Oxford Test of English B

B1

Mark 81-110

B2

Mark111-140

Pearson Tests of English

B1

PTE General Level 2 PTE Academic 43 - 58

B2

PTE General Level 3 PTE Academic 59 - 75

C1

PTE General Level 4 PTE Academic 76 - 84

C2

PTE General Level 5 PTE Academic 85

Password Academic

B1

Pass

Trinity College London

B1

ISE: Integrated Skills Examinations in English
ISE I

B2

ISE: Integrated Skills Examinations in English
ISE II
ISE II Ca’ Foscari

C1

ISE: Integrated Skills Examinations in English
ISE III
ISE III Ca’ Foscari

C2

ISE: Integrated Skills Examinations in English IV
ISE IV

Other Certifications recognized

University Language Centre (C.L.A.) Ca' Foscari University of Venice

B1

Level B1.2 "Linguistic Certificate"; "Certificate of Attendance and Advancement"

B2

Level B2.2 "Linguistic Certificate"; "Certificate of Attendance and Advancement"

C1

Level C1.2 "Linguistic Certificate"; "Certificate of Attendance and Advancement"

C2

Level C2.2 "Linguistic Certificate"; "Certificate of Attendance and Advancement"

Tandem Project of the University of Verona

B1

English Language B1 3 CFU


Italian language

Last update: 28/07/2021