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The Languages Service offers grants to take languages courses and exams for certification in Catalan, English and other languages of any level.

Academic year 2020/2021


Who can apply?

Teaching and research staff, administrative and service staff, and trainee research staff of the University of Valencia.

What do they cover?

Courses and exams taken between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021.

When to apply

From 7 January to 31 October 2021. CLOSED

How much can be granted?

€600 between courses and tests.

Information about language courses (click on the arrow to see more)

Which courses can be taken?

Courses organised by Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia, official schools of languagesCentre Carles SalvadorThe British CouncilCentro G. LeopardiCentre Alemany, Institut Français and Confucius Institute, as well as non presential languages courses organised by any other Valencian public university. Courses must take place between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021. Only one course per language and level will be granted. Because of the health alert, staff can apply for grants of courses of the same language and level as in the academic year 2019-2020.

Courses of Catalan and English at the workplace organised by Centre d’Idiomes will also be granted.

How to apply?

Applicants have to register for a language course within the dates established by the centre of their choice and attend the lessons. Once you finish the course, fill in this application form and attach a copy of the receipt and a certificate showing that you passed the course. If the course is taken in the Centre d’Idiomes, this information is not needed.

How much can be granted?

The Languages Service will pay a percentage of the cost of the course according to:

  • Catalan and English courses taken in Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia and official schools of languages, non presential languages courses organised by other Valencian public universities, and Catalan courses organised by Centre Carles Salvador: 100%.
  • Other language courses taken in Centre d’Idiomes de la UV, official schools of languages and non presential languages courses organised by other Valencian public universities: 50%.
  • Language courses taken in The British Council, Centro G. Leopardi, Centre Alemany, Institut Français and Confucius Institute: 25%

Course fees, enrolment fees or any other fees will not be granted, except for Catalan and English courses at the workplace offered by Centre d’Idiomes.

Information about certification tests (click here to see more)

Which certificates can be granted?

CIEACOVA Catalan tests; CELI Italian tests and CAPLE Portuguese tests organised by the University of Valencia; JQCV Catalan tests, PACLE exams organised by Centre d’Idiomes de la UV. And also exams taken in official schools of languages, IELTSCambridge and Aptis by the British Council, DELF-DALF by Institut Fraçais, Goethe-Institut by Centre Alemany and CELI by Centro G. Leopardi.

To get a grant you must have passed an exam to certify your level between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021.

How to apply?

Applicants have to register for the exams. Once you pass the exam, fill in the application form and prove it following these guidelines:

  • For certificates issued by the University of Valencia, fill in the application form. No more documents are required.
  • For certificates issued by Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia and by other institutions, fill in the application form and attach the payment receipt as well as a scanned copy of the certificate.

How much can be granted?

The Languages Service will pay a percentage of the examination fees according to:

  • CIEACOVA and JQCV certificates of Catalan, Catalan and English certificates issued by official schools of languages, PACLE certificates of English issued by Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia: 100%.
  • CELI and CAPLE exams organised by the University of Valencia, other languages exams taken in official schools of languages, Linguaskill for English and PACLE for French issued by Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia: 50%.
  • IELTS, Cambridge and Aptis issued by the British Council, DELF-DALF issued by Institut Français, Goethe-Institut issued by Centre Alemany and CELI issued by Centro G. Leopardi: 25%.

Only one certificate per language and level will be granted.

More information:

Resolution of 2020/2021 course offerings, modification and increase of the financial envelope.

Academic year 2021/2022


Who can apply?

Teaching and research staff, administrative and service staff, and trainee research staff of the University of Valencia.

What do they cover?

Courses and exams taken between 1 October 2021 and 30 September 2022.

When to apply

From 10 January to 31 October 2022. PENDING

How much can be granted?

€650 between courses and tests.

Information about language courses (click on the arrow to see more)

Which courses can be taken?

Courses organised by Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia, official schools of languagesCentre Carles SalvadorThe British CouncilCentro G. LeopardiCentre Alemany, Institut Français and Confucius Institute, as well as non presential languages courses organised by any other Valencian public university. Courses must take place between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021.

Courses of Catalan and English at the workplace organised by Centre d’Idiomes will also be granted.

How to apply?

Applicants have to register for a language course within the dates established by the centre of their choice and attend the lessons. Once you finish the course, fill in this application form (from 10 January) and attach a copy of the receipt and a certificate showing that you passed the course. If the course is taken in the Centre d’Idiomes, this information is not needed.

How much can be granted?

The Languages Service will pay a percentage of the cost of the course according to:

  • Languages courses taken in Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia, Catalan and English courses taken in official schools of languages, non presential languages courses organised by other Valencian public universities, and Catalan courses organised by Centre Carles Salvador: 100%.
  • Other language courses taken in official schools of languages and non presential languages courses organised by other Valencian public universities: 50%.
  • Language courses taken in The British Council, Centro G. Leopardi, Centre Alemany, Institut Français and Confucius Institute: 25%

Course fees, enrolment fees or any other fees will not be granted, except for Catalan and English courses at the workplace offered by Centre d’Idiomes.

Information about certification tests (click here to see more)

Which certificates can be granted?

CIEACOVA Catalan tests; CELI Italian tests and CAPLE Portuguese tests organised by the University of Valencia; JQCV Catalan tests, PACLE exams organised by Centre d’Idiomes de la UV. And also exams taken in official schools of languages, IELTSCambridge and Aptis by the British Council, DELF-DALF by Institut Fraçais, Goethe-Institut by Centre Alemany and CELI by Centro G. Leopardi.

To get a grant you must have passed an exam to certify your level between 1 October 2021 and 30 September 2022.

How to apply?

Applicants have to register for the exams. Once you pass the exam, fill in the application form (from 10 January) and prove it following these guidelines:

  • For certificates issued by the University of Valencia, fill in the application form. No more documents are required.
  • For certificates issued by Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia and by other institutions, fill in the application form and attach the payment receipt as well as a scanned copy of the certificate.

How much can be granted?

The Languages Service will pay a percentage of the examination fees according to:

  • CIEACOVA and JQCV certificates of Catalan, Catalan and English certificates issued by official schools of languages, PACLE certificates issued by Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia: 100%.
  • CELI and CAPLE exams organised by the University of Valencia, other languages exams taken in official schools of languages, Linguaskill for English issued by Centre d’Idiomes of the University of Valencia: 50%.
  • IELTS, Cambridge and Aptis issued by the British Council, DELF-DALF issued by Institut Français, Goethe-Institut issued by Centre Alemany and CELI issued by Centro G. Leopardi: 25%.

Only one certificate per language and level will be granted.

More information:

Resolution of 2021/2022 course offerings and modification.