The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the most popular high-stakes English language test in the world for higher education, work and global migration. More than 2 million people take the IELTS test every year in more than 1,000 locations.
Next sitting: December 2 | Enrolment deadline: November 28
IELTS tests all of your English skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) and reflects the way in which English is used in real life. The test is designed to evaluate the language ability of people who want to work or study in countries where English is the main language of communication.
IH Barcelona offers test dates every month of the year. Tests are held on Saturdays or Thursdays.
There are two versions of the IELTS test and the reason you're doing the IELTS test will decide which version you do:
If you are applying to an organisation, it's very important to check with them to make sure that you do the correct IELTS test.
IELTS is accepted by more than 9,000 organisations, including educational institutions, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies, in over 145 countries around the world.
IELTS is the preferred test of English for students intending to study in the UK, the USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
Be ready for your test day: take our 12-hour IELTS preparation course in the two weeks right before any test date, and get the result you need!
Pick either a blended or a 100% online IELTS preparation course with us in Terrassa, with or without your own personal IELTS tutor
Get daily support and IELTS tips from the official IELTS IDP Education Facebook page to help you prepare for your IELTS test.
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IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.