List of Language Certificates

LIST OF LANGUAGE CERTIFICATES
1. Diplomas of completion of:
1) foreign languages and applied linguistics studies
2) a foreign language teachers’ college;
3) National School of Public Administration (KSAP).
2. A document issued abroad which confirms obtaining an academic degree or an academic title - the knowledge of the language of instruction of the institution performing education is recognised.
3. A document confirming the completion of university-level or post-graduate studies conducted abroad or in the Republic of Poland - certifies the knowledge of the language, provided that the only language of instruction was a foreign language.
4. A document issued abroad and considered equivalent to the Polish secondary school-leaving certificate - certifies the knowledge of the language of instruction.
5. International Baccalaureate Diploma.
6. European Baccalaureate Diploma.
7. Certificate of passing a ministerial exam [egzamin resortowy]:
1) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
2) in the ministry directed by the minister competent for economic issues, the Ministry of Economic Cooperation with Foreign Countries, Ministry of Foreign Trade and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Maritime Economy.
3) in the Ministry of National Defence - level 3333, level  4444 according to STANAG 6001.
8. A certificate confirming the knowledge of a foreign language, issued by KSAP [National School of Public Administration] after completing a linguistic verification procedure.
9. A certificate confirming job qualification for a high-ranked government position, issued by KSAP [National School of Public Administration].
10. A document confirming the entry into the Record of Sworn Translators.
11. Certificates confirming knowledge of foreign languages at least at B2 level according to “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR) – European system of language education: learning, teaching, assessment (ESOKJ)”.
1) certificates issued by institutions belonging to the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) - ALTE Level 3 (B2), ALTE Level 4 (C1), ALTE Level 5 (C2); especially: First Certificate in English (FCE), Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage – at least Pass, Business English Certificate (BEC) Higher, Certificate in English for International Business and Trade (CEIBT).
2) Certificates of the following institutions:
a) Educational Testing Service (ETS)- especially: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - at least 87 points in the Internet-Based Test version (iBT); Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - at least 180 points in the Computer-Based Test version (CBT) with additional at least 50 points from Test of Spoken English (TSE); Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - at least 510 points in the Paper-Based Test version (PBT) with additional at least 3,5 points from Test of Written English (TWE) and at least 50 points from Test of Spoken English (TSE); Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) - at least 700 points;
b) European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages (ECL),
c) City & Guilds, City & Guilds Pitman Qualifications, Pitman Qualifications Institute —especially certificates: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - First Class Pass at Intermediate Level, Higher Intermediate Level, Advanced Level;  International English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) “Communicator” level, “Expert” level, “Mastery” level; City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (reading, writing and listening) Communicator (B2) 500/1765/2; City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (reading, writing and listening) Expert (C1) 500/1766/4; City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (reading, writing and listening) Mastery (C2) 500/1767/6; Spoken English Test (SET) for Business — Stage B “Communicator” level, Stage C “Expert” level, Stage C “Mastery” level; English for Business Communications (EBC)— Level 2, Level 3;   English for Office Skills (EOS)— Level 2;
d) Edexcel, Pearson Language Tests, Pearson Language Assessments — especially: London Tests of English, Level 3 (Edexcel Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International); London Tests of English, Level 4 (Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International); London Tests of English, Level 5 (Edexcel Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International);  
e) Education Development International (EDI), London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board - especially the following certificates: London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations (LCCI) - English for Business Level 2, English for Business Level 3, English for Business Level 4; London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations (LCCI) — Foundation Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE); London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations (LCCI) - English for Tourism Level 2 - “Pass with Credit” level, “Pass with Distinction” level.
f) University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, British Council, IDP IELTS Australia - especially International English Language Testing System IELTS—over 6 points.
g) Unversity of Warsaw; Coordination Council on Certification of Language Proficiency;
h) telc GmbH, WBT Weiterbildungs-Testsysteme GmbH — especially: B2 Certificate in English — advantage, B2 Certificate in English for Business Purposes — advantage, Certificate in English for Technical Purposes (B2), telc English B2, telc English B2 Business, telc English B2 Technical, telc English C1;
12. Documents which also confirm a foreign language knowledge are certificates, diplomas or other documents confirming completion of secondary school, where language of instruction was a language in which the candidate will study in Poland.
13. In the event of studies in Russian the following certificate is acknowledged: The A.S. Puszkin National Institute of Russian Language.