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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: 17th-18th December 2021 - Bozen-Bolzano Campus 

Enrolment deadline: 27/10/2021

Availability: max 30 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 27/10/21.

NB: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a maximum of 30 candidates can sit the exam at unibz. 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: UniBOLZANO2021. 

Please note that you will need to upload when registering must be in colour.

  • Your scanned identity document must contain:
  • your ID number
  • your signature
  • your date of birth
  • your photograph
  • your ID expiry date
  • scanned identity document must be in colour
  • Your scanned document must be in JPEG, GIF or PNG format.
  • The dimensions must be smaller than 1600 by 1600 pixels and the file size should be 1.5MB or less.

Should you have problems uploading the ID, questions, or information about any exam registrations, please write an e-mail directly to:  

Go to the Exam Registration

Preparation Course

Registration instructions for internal candidates

In order to enroll for the next IELTS Academic exam held at unibz as an internal candidate, you will need to register and pay here

Fee for internal candidates: 225 Euros.

Please note that you will need a credit card and digital copy of your ID in order to complete your registration.

If you need to contact IELTS, you can write an e-mail to: Please contact them directly for information about any exam registrations. 

Please note: the confirmation of exam registration is necessary in order to enroll for the course. You are required to send an email with proof of exam registration as an attachment to by the 27th of October 2021  to be able to participate in the course.

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FAQ - Language exams and international certificates

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