Test on constitutional and sociocultural aspects of Spain-CCSE (this exam demonstrates candidates' knowledge of the Spanish Constitution and aspects of Spanish culture and life)
The Knowledge test on Spanish Constitution, Society and Culture (CCSE, in Spanish) is conducted by the Cervantes Institute. It consists of 25 closed-ended answer questions, 15 of which must be answered correctly. Sixty per cent of the questions are on matters regarding the Spanish government, law and citizenship, and the remaining 40% is on Spanish culture, history and society.
INFORMATION AND ENROLMENT EXCLUSIVELY AT THE CERVANTES INSTITUTE
Registration and payment for exam must be made online at the Cervantes Institute website:
Registration entitles candidates to sit two exam sessions, both at the same center. If the certificate is not obtained in the first sitting, candidates will have a second opportunity to sit the test within the 18 months after the first sitting, without having to pay another fee.
PRACTICAL INFORMATION: PRICE, EXAM VENUE & EXAM CALLS
- Exam venue: University of Deusto (Bilbao and San Sebastian campuses).
- Price: 85 €.
- Exam dates:
- September 10th, 2020 (Registration deadline: August 20th)
- Septmber 24th, 2020 (Registration deadline: September 3th)
- October 8th, 2020 (Registration deadline: September 17th)
- October 29th, 2020 (Registration deadline: October 8th)
- November 12th, 2020 (Registration deadline: October 22nd)
- November 26th, 2020 (Registration deadline: November 5th)
- February 25th, 2021 (Registration deadline: February 4th)
- March 25th, 2021 (Registration deadline: March 4th)
- April 29th, 2021 (Registration deadline: April 8th)
- May 27th, 2021 (Registration deadline: May 6th)
- June 24th, 2021 (Registration deadline:June 3th)
- For furter information on all DELE exam levels and dates, and for CCSE test dates please click here.
Once the test has been made, the Cervantes Institute will publish the results and will inform each candidate by email, within approximately 20 days. Candidates have one month from the publication of the results to submit a request for exam revision, if required.
Candidates can have access to their electronic certification for the CCSE test in their private area at: http://examenes.cervantes.es. This Digital Certificate has an official character, as it is electronically signed by the Cervantes Institute. This certificate is valid for 4 years.