We have more than 80 years’ experience teaching and testing English in over 130 countries, and millions of candidates worldwide take an exam with us each year.
We are also a proud co-owner of IELTS and have been administering the test in Greece and globally for over a quarter of a century. By taking the IELTS test with the British Council, our candidates entrust us with their future studies and employment, whether in Greece or abroad.
Our commitment to high quality customer service can be seen through the range of exclusive services that we offer our candidates. These include:
- Convenient weekly IELTS test sessions, with many dates to choose from in Athens, Thessaloniki and other towns and cities throughout Greece
- Easy online registration and flexible payment options
- Real time information on availability of test places
- Fast online results, only 13 calendar days after the day of your test
- Provision of official results to organisations upon request
- Free access to a variety of IELTS preparation materials created by experienced professionals, including online lessons, mobile apps, videos and other online resources
- 30 hours' free access to Road to IELTS, the British Council’s exclusive popular online preparation course
- Free weekly IELTS information sessions
- Arrangements for candidates with special needs
- Availability of counselling services for studies in the UK, including the verification and translation of documents
- Exclusive support in the teaching of IELTS through the provision of lesson plans, practical classrooms activities, and guidance for teaching professionals
Why choose IELTS?
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test with over three million tests taken each year. Taking IELTS can help you live, study and work around the world.
More than 10,000 organisations in over 140 countries worldwide accept IELTS for education, employment and migration. IELTS is the only test accepted for immigration purposes by all countries that require one.
The IELTS test is designed to reflect how you will use English in your new life abroad, and, in less than three hours, it will assess all of your English skills: Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking.
Uniquely, IELTS tests your English conversation skills through an interactive face-to-face speaking test with a trained, certified examiner.
IELTS has been developed by some of the world’s leading experts in English language assessment, so you can be sure that it is a fair test.
IELTS in Greece
IELTS doesn't just open the door to international study and career opportunities, it is also widely accepted here in Greece. Many leading Greek universities, private colleges and other institutions of higher education, as well as private employers and government agencies (including ASEP), recognise IELTS scores as a trusted and valid indicator of ability to communicate in English.
IELTS and the Common European Framework (CEFR)
IELTS is also recognised by the Council of Europe.
The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) provides a basis for the mutual recognition of language qualifications, thus facilitating educational and occupational mobility.
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