List of accepted language proof

List of accepted language proof

List of accepted institutions, exams and tests as evidence to prove your language proficiency in the CEMS language and the third language

Language Type of Evidence Accepted by RSM for Entry (provided minimum level is reached) Accepted by CEMS for exit (provided minimum level is reached)
Various languages Placement test results and course certificates from university language centres at CEMS schools Yes No (there are some exceptions about which you can inform yourself once you are admitted)
Various languages Placement test results and course certificates from university language centres at accredited universities Yes No
Various languages TELC language tests Yes No
Various languages CEMS accredited in-house tests and language courses offered by CEMS-schools (overview available upon request) Yes No
Various languages ACTFL certificates Yes No

CEMS languages

MBC test (CEMS network internal test: NOT available at RSM)

n/a

Yes

Chinese

Placement test result from Confucius Institute by Hanban

Yes

No

Course certificate from Confucius Institute by Hanban

Yes

Yes, but only if Chinese is your 3rd language

Business Chinese test

Yes
CEMS language: BCT3

3rd language: BCT2

Yes, BCT4 or higher

HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi)

Yes
CEMS language: HSK3
3rd language: HSK2

Yes, HSK4 or higher + HSKK (oral test) intermediate or higher

Czech

Státní jazyková zkouška základní z češtiny pro cizince (State examination in Czech for foreigners)

Yes

Yes

Exam CCE (general language) – B2 or higher

Yes

Yes

Danish

Studieprøven

Yes

Yes

Prøve i Dansk 3

Yes

Yes

Dutch

Educatief professioneel C1

Yes     

Yes

Professioneel gevorderd B2

Yes

Yes

Educatief startbekwaam B2

Yes

Yes

Maatschappelijk formeel B1

Yes

Yes, but only if Dutch is your 3rd language

Staatsexamen NT2

Yes

Yes

CEMS language: Program II

3rd language: Program I + II

Dutch Course certificate from Goethe Institut in the Netherlands

Yes

Yes, but only if Dutch is your 3rd language

Finnish

Yleinen kielitutkinto (National Certificate of Language Proficiency)

Yes

CEMS language: keskitaso 3

3rd language: perustaso 1

 

Yes

CEMS language: keskitaso 4 or higher

3rd language: keskitaso 3 or higher

French

Placement test result from L’Alliance Française   

Yes

No

Course certificate from L’Alliance Française

Yes

Yes, but only if French is your 3rd language

Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française – DALF

Yes

Yes

Diplôme de Français Professionnel – DFP Affaires C1

Yes

Yes

Diplôme de Français Professionnel – DFP Affaires B2

Yes

Yes

Diplôme de Français Professionnel – DFP Affaires B1

Yes

Yes, but only if French is your 3rd language

Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française (DELF)

Yes

CEMS language: DELF B1

3rd language: DELF A2

Yes

CEMS language: DELF B2

3rd language: DELF B1

Test d'évaluation de français (TEF) (3 indissociable QCM tests + 2 expression tests)

Yes

CEMS language: level 3

3rd language: level 2

Yes

CEMS language: level 4

3rd language: level 3

German

Placement test result from Goethe Institut

Yes

No

Course certificate from Goethe Institut

Yes

Yes, but only if German is your 3rd language

Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch International (PWD)

Yes

Yes

Goethe-Zertifikat C1

Yes

Yes

Goethe-Zertifikat B2

Yes

Yes

Goethe-Zertifikat B1

Yes

Yes, but only if German is your 3rd language

Das Große Deutsche Sprachdiplom (GDS)

Yes

Yes

OSD Zertifikat C2

Yes

Yes

OSD Zertifikat C1

Yes

Yes

OSD Zertifikat B2

Yes

Yes

OSD Zertifikat B1

Yes

Yes, but only if German is your 3rd language

Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD II)

Yes

Yes

Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH)

Yes

Yes

TestDaF  (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache)

 

Yes, TDN3 for all skills

 

Yes TDN 3 for all skills

Bulats (Goethe Institut)

Yes (min. 60 points)

Yes (min. 60 points)

Greek

Certificate of Attainment in Greek

Yes

Yes

Hungarian

Placement test result from Balassi Bálint Intézet

Yes

No

Course certificate from Balassi Bálint Intézet

Yes

Yes, but only if Hungarian is your 3rd language

ELTE ORIGO Egynyelvu vizsga

Yes

Yes

Italian

Placement test result from Istituto di Cultura Italiana

Yes

No

PLIDA certificate

Yes

CEMS language: B1

3rd language: A2

No

Course certificate from Istituto di Cultura Italiana

Yes

Yes, but only if Italian is your 3rd language

Certificato di Conoscenza della Lingua Italiana (CELI)

Yes

CEMS language: CELI 2

3rd language: CELI 1

Yes

CEMS language: CELI 3

3rd language: CELI 2

Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera (CILS)

Yes

CEMS language: CILS B1

3rd language: CILS A2

Yes

CEMS language: CILS B2

3rd language: CILS B1

Certificato di Italiano Commerciale - CIC

Yes

Yes

Japanese

Placement test result from the Japan Foundation

Yes

No

Course certificate from the Japan Foundation

Yes

Yes, but only if Japanese is your 3rd language

Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Yes

CEMS language: level 3

3rd language: level 4

Yes

CEMS language: level 2

3rd language: level 3

Korean

TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean)

Yes
CEMS language: class 3

3rd language: class 2

Yes
CEMS language: class 4

3rd language: class 3

Polish

Egzaminy Certyfikatowe z Języka Polskiego Jako Obcego

(Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language)

Yes

Yes

State Certificate Examination in Polish as a foreign language

Yes

Yes

Portuguese

Placement test result from Instituto Camões

Yes

No

Course certificate from Instituto Camões

Yes

Yes, but only if Portuguese is your 3rd language

Diploma Intermédio de Português Língua Estrangeira (DIPLE)

Yes

Yes

Diploma Avançado de português Língua Estrangeira (DAPLE)

Yes

Yes

Diploma Universitário de Português Língua Estrangeira (DUPLE)

Yes

Yes

Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros

(general Brazilian Portuguese)

Yes

CEMS language: nivel intermediário

3rd language: Certificado inicial

Yes

CEMS language: nivel intermediário superior

3rd language: nivel intermediário

Diploma Elementar de Português Língua Estrangeira (DEPLE) (general European Portuguese)

Yes

Yes, but only if Portuguese is your 3rd language

Russian

Test of Russian as Foreign Language (TORFL/TRKI)

Yes

CEMS language: 1st level

3rd language: basic level

Yes

CEMS language: level 2

3rd language: level 1

Русский язык в деловом общении: Level 2-Second Certificate – основной уровень – ОУДО (основной, средний уровень делового общения) (Business Russian)

 

Yes

Yes

Spanish

Course certificate from Instituto Cervantes

Yes

Yes, but only if Spanish is your 3rd language

Diploma Superior de Español Lengua Extranjera (DSE)

Yes

Yes

Diploma de Español Lengua Extranjera (DELE)

Yes

CEMS language: DELE B1

3rd language: DELE A2

Yes

CEMS language: DELE B2

3rd language: DELE B1

Certificado de Espanol lengua y uso (CELU)

Yes

Yes

Swedish

TISUS

Yes

Yes

SWEDEX

Yes

Yes