Useful links

Council of Europe - Language Policy Unit

Crassh - Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

European Commission


International Language Testing Association

European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA, Brussels)
The EAEA is a transnational, non-profit association designed to link and represent European organisations which are directly involved in adult learning. Its primary focus is NGOs whose principal aim is the education of adults, and it works where possible through national co-ordinating bodies for adult learning.

European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML, Graz) The ECML's mission is to implement language policies and to promote innovative approaches to the learning and teaching of modern languages. is a project promoting multilingualism in Europe - the result of the deliberations of the EU Civil Society Platform on Multilingualism. This website reports on best practice in language policy and language learning, and provides policymakers, teachers, learners and civil society organisations with a powerful toolkit for benchmarking and enhancing their activities in non-formal and informal education and learning sectors.

Basque version of Manual for Language Test Development and Examining

English Version of Manual for Language Test Development and Examining 

German Version of Manual for Language Test Development and Examining

International Conference on Urban Multilingualism and Education (UME), Ghent, Belgium, 7-8 March 2013

The Common European Framework of Reference: The Globalisation of Language Education Policy (Byram, M., Parmenter, L.)

Sign Language Assessment


Basque - Eusko Jaurlaritza
EGA: Euskarazko Gaitasun Agiria
EGA: Euskarazko Gaitasun Agiria (Spanish version)


Basque Government - Nafarroako Gobernua

EGA: Euskararen Gaitasun Agiria in Navarre (Basque / Spanish)

Department of Education

Bulgarian – Department for Language Teaching and International Students, University of Sofia St Kliment Ohridski

Catalan – Generalitat de Catalunya /

Czech – Charles University  (Charles University)

Danish – Danish Language Testing Consortium

Dutch – Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal

English – Cambridge English Language Assessment

English – Trinity College London

Estonian – Foundation INNOVE

Finnish – The University of Jyväskylä /

French – Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Paris

French – Centre international d'études pédagogiques

Galician – Xunta de Galicia

German – TestDaF-Institut

German - ÖSD (Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch)

German – Goethe-Institut

German – telc GmbH

Greek – University of Athens

Hungarian – Institute of the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

Irish – Language Centre, National University of Ireland Maynooth

Italian – Università per Stranieri

Lithuanian – Lituanistiniu Stydiju Katedra

Luxembourgish – Institut National des Langues

Norwegian – Vox (nasjonalt fagorgan for kompetansepolitikk)

Polish – Uniwersytet Jagiellonski

Portuguese – Centro de Avaliação de Português Língua Estrangeira

Russian – The Russian Language Testing Consortium:  Lomonosov Moscow State University - St. Petersburg State University

Slovenian – Univerza v Ljubljana

Spanish – Instituto Cervantes

Spanish - Universidad de Salamanca

Swedish – Stockholms universitet