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The CLA B2 English test is open to anyone who intends to enrol at Ca' Foscari University on a Bachelor’s degree course delivered entirely in English, a Master's degree course or a PhD programme so that, upon enrolment, they can state that they meet the language requirement for admission to the courses.

After passing the test, successful candidates will be awarded the B2 English Badge, a new digital tool for recognising and promoting language skills, which will be registered in their university record upon enrolment.

How to register for the test

Users who do not yet have their student number and password must register on the University website ( by entering their personal data. With the university student number and password, or SPID credentials (link), from within the Reserved area, follow Assessment Test > Registration Assessment Test > B2 English language test Prospective students - NON-registered users.

Registration for the test requires payment of a €30.00 fee. In the event of withdrawal from the test or inability to take it, this fee will not be refunded.


August 2024 - Test registration from 30/07/2024 to 13/08/2024

PC test dates Times Oral test dates Available places Classroom
Monday 20/08/24 9.30, 11.30 from 23/08/2024 28 Palazzina Briati - Aula Multimediale
Monday 20/08/24 9.30, 11.30 from 23/08/2024 50 Palazzo Moro
Tuesday 21/08/24 9.30 from 23/08/2024 28 Palaina Briati - Aula Multimediale
Tuesday 21/08/24 9.30 from 23/08/2024 50 Palazzo Moro


Results of the B2 English language test from the last and previous sessions.

Exemptions and certifications

Check exemptions and all certifications recognised by the University.

Structure of the CLAB2 test

The computerised B2 English test is divided into four parts, total duration 1 hour 30 minutes:

  • Listening Test (25 minutes), 3 audio passages with multiple-choice and true/false questions. Each audio passage can be listened to twice;
  • Grammar Test (20 minutes), 40 sentences to be completed from a choice of three alternatives;
  • Vocabulary Test (15 minutes), 20 sentences on specific topics to be completed from a choice of three alternatives;
  • Reading Test (30 minutes), 3 passages from a novel, a journalistic article and a cultural based text, with multiple-choice and true/false questions.

The duration of each test is indicated by a countdown timer.

The oral test, lasting 30 minutes, is taken in groups of 4 students and consists of interactive tasks, speaking to the other students and to a native speaker language expert, who moderates the test.

The oral interview tests the following skills: Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Interactive Communication.

Exam topics

The computer-based test and the oral test form a single exam; admission to the oral test is subject to passing the PC test and will take place on the days following it.

The pass mark is a minimum score of 60/100 in the computer-based test and 12/20 in the oral test.

Last update: 02/07/2024