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IELTS Academic


The Language Centre is a semi-open centre for the IELTS Academic. This means that both internal and external candidates may register to take the IELTS Academic at unibz on the official IELTS website.

Four good reasons for taking the IELTS Academic exam

  1. IELTS is the preferred exam by most academic and public institutions throughout the world.
  2. The IELTS exam will grant you admission to most English-language study programmes in the world.
  3. Preparing for the IELTS exam will help improve your Academic English and study skills for university.
  4. The British Council will provide you with a certificate that attests to the language proficiency you have attained in English.

International English Language Testing System - Academic

The IELTS Academic assesses your command of Academic English and particular study skills in listening and speaking, writing and reading. Obviously this exam is recognized by unibz.

It offers a band score that certifies any level of proficiency (CEFR level A2-C1) mainly for those who need English for study purposes. Most universities throughout the world recognize IELTS as an English-language entry requirement.

Next Sessions for IELTS (written and oral exams)

Exam date: 24-25 May 2024 - Bozen-Bolzano Campus

Enrolment deadline: 6 weeks prior to exam date (check the British Council portal)

Availability: max 25 enrolments for unibz staff and students only - you can register for the preparation course only if you have registered for IELTS Exam and sent an email confirming proof of exam enrolment to by 28/03/2024

NB: Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis and once the maximum number of spots has been filled, the registration link below will be closed.
Please note that the British Council are responsible for organizing the exam and unibz provide the rooms, so please contact the British Council if you have any questions about the administration aspects of the exam:

Discount Code
unibz members can benefit from a small discount by entering the following code during the payment process: UniBolzano2024. 

Go to the exam registration form (for internal students only), please do not remove or change any of the pre-selected filters you will find in it or you will lose the students discount.

The registration procedure doesn’t require to upload a copy of the ID Card/Passport, but the candidates must bring the original document with them on test day and show it to the staff. Please note that the document must be the same used during the registration.

Go to the Exam Registration

Preparation Course

FAQ - Language exams and international certificates

Do you have any questions or doubts about language exams or international language proficiency exams? Have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions!

FAQ - Language exams and international certificates