ECL is an examination system organized and developed by the European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages. The ECL test complies with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​(CEFR) and the qualification criteria of the European Association of Language Test Developers (ALTE). Detailed information about the test is presented on the website of the examination system

The ECL certificate confirms the level of English language proficiency (A2-C1) for:

admission to European universities, colleges and schools;

awarding scientific titles to scientific and scientific-pedagogical workers;

employment in Ukraine and abroad.

Advantages of the ECL exam:


  • a single format for all ECL language exams;
  • the ECL certificate is valid indefinitely;
  • the ECL exam is more flexible, has a simplified format and fewer tasks, as it is designed taking into account the advantages and disadvantages of other international language tests.

The ECL exam consists of four parts: listening, reading, writing and speaking. A bilingual dictionary is allowed during the "Letter" part. Indicative topics of the oral part are available on the official website of the test