Cambridge Assessment English examinations
The world’s leading range of English language qualifications for learners and teachers of English
As a department of the University of Cambridge and part of a university with a global reputation for academic excellence, Cambridge English creates insights, derived from research and expertise. Combining all of this ensures its unique approach meets the real-life needs of learners through inclusive and accessible products and services. The learning experiences all of this creates could only come from Cambridge.
The solutions for teaching and assessment are empowering millions of learners everywhere and are built on unique insights from research, expertise and experience.

Cambridge English Certificates: much more than a test...
The value of the Cambridge English examinations
Recognised by over 25,000 institutions in 130 countries: Thousands of universities, colleges and other educational institutions around the world use Cambridge English exams.
Gain real-life communication and language skills for study: Stand out from the crowd by showing you have the real-life language skills necessary to make the most of studying, working and living in English-speaking places.
Prove that you have the right language skills to succeed at university: Educational institutions value and rely on Cambridge English exams because they thoroughly test all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Preparing for your exam will help you develop the skills needed for success at university.
Increase your chances of getting the place you want at university or college: If you can show you have an internationally recognised qualification in English, you will have a greater advantage when applying for a place at university or college.
Increase your future employment opportunities: Employers across the globe accept Cambridge English qualifications for recruitment, so you will improve your chances of getting your dream job.
Gain a qualification that can be used for visa applications: There are 13 Cambridge English exams that can be used for UK visa applications. Cambridge English exams can also be used for visa applications to Canada and Australia.

Study abroad with confidence
Learning English is more than just exams and grades. The Cambridge English in-depth qualifications can help you develop the confidence to communicate effectively and achieve your goals. The exams prove you have real-life language skills and the ability to communicate confidently in English. These skills will help you make the most of your university experience right from the start – both academically and socially.

English for higher education
Cambridge English offers the world’s most trusted exams and tests for higher education admissions, progression and graduation – as well as world-leading professional development for your staff.
Institutions can check the authenticity of any Cambridge English result by using the online Results Verification Service. This free service is secure, easy to use, and means you can be certain that a candidate’s result is valid. You will be able to see an applicant’s Statement of Results and a photo taken on the day of the test.

Ready for professional life
Improve your employment opportunities with Cambridge English
Improve your career opportunities by taking a qualification that is trusted by many of the world’s top employers including Microsoft, Adidas, BP, Ernst & Young, Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & Johnson and Deloitte.
The Cambridge English exams prove you can communicate at a professional level, participate with confidence in meetings and express yourself with a high level of fluency.

 If you already have a Cambridge English Qualification, you can see which employers accept it as proof of English language proficiency by visiting the Global Recognition Database.

A lifetime of success in the classroom
Become the teacher you want to be
The Cambridge English teaching qualifications, professional development materials, and teaching resources are based on in-depth research. With an unrivalled depth of experience in national education systems, international education and English language learning, Cambridge English teaching qualifications are trusted by governments, schools and teachers around the world to improve learning outcomes for students.

To view the resources please visit Exams Owl, our dedicated support site.

Producing exams: ensuring quality and fairness
The English language qualifications are backed by outstanding support for learners and teachers and by world-class research, consultancy and quality management. Cambridge English is a not-for-profit part of the University of Cambridge and a division of the Cambridge Assessment group.

Cambridge English constantly reviews the exams it provides to ensure they are accurate, relevant and fair. They listen carefully to feedback from test takers, teachers, centres and other professionals in the language learning and assessment world. Sometimes this feedback identifies areas where there is a demand for an entirely new exam If you would like to find out more about how the exams are produced please click here.

Who accepts the Cambridge English exams and tests?
Cambridge English exams are recognised by over 25,000 universities, employers and governments around the world. Its English language tests can open doors to higher education, improve employment opportunities and, because they are globally recognised, can increase your choices for study or work.

The exams are linked to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), published by the Council of Europe, making simple for employers, universities and other organisations to specify levels of language ability and easy for learners to choose the right exam.

Cambridge Assessment English was one of the organisations involved in the early development of this language benchmark, wich is used internationally to describe language ability. Cambridge English remains at the hearth of the development of the CEFR through being a key partner in English Profile, a research programme that will further develop the CEFR, providing detailed descriptions of learner English at each of the six levels.

To find organisations, employers, universities, colleges and other organisations that recognise Cambridge English exams, visit the Cambridge English Recogniton Online Database.

Results verification: a secure and quick way to verify candidate results

You can check the authenticity of any Cambridge English result by using the online Results Verification Service. This free service is secure, easy to use, and means you can be certain that a candidate’s result is valid. You will be able to see an applicant’s Statement of Results and a photo taken on the day of the test.
For further information on the Results Verification Service please visit this page.

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