IELTS is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and global migration.
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Why choose IELTS?
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English test with over 2.2 million tests taken each year. IELTS can help you live, study and work abroad.
Test dates, fees and locations
The British Council offers IELTS tests in Athens and Thessaloniki. We also offer exams in additional locations throughout Greece, which are announced at the beginning of each year.
Register for IELTS quickly and easily through our Online Registration Service.
Courses and resources
We can help you prepare for the IELTS test through face-to face courses, seminars and workshops.
We understand that getting your results is important. We know you want them quickly, but it is important that we give you the score that reflects your performance.
Study or work abroad with IELTS
IELTS is the most widely accepted English language test for education, employment and emigration, and is recognised by more than 9,000 organisations in over 135 countries worldwide.
IELTS Award 2015
If you're taking the IELTS test between now and the end of May 2015 in order to study abroad, apply for the IELTS Award to cover the cost of your course fees. Deadline: 31 May 2015.
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration
If you are not an EU citizen and are applying for a visa to move to or remain in the UK, there’s an IELTS test for you.
Terms and conditions
The IELTS terms and conditions contain important information. Make sure you read and accept them when you register for the test.