The Examination of Attainment in Greek at UC Irvine

The Thesaurus Linguae GraecaeŽ, at the University of California, Irvine is the official examination center for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek in Southern California.

This site provides general information about the Center and the Examination.

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    Utility of the Certificate

    The Certificate of Attainment in Greek is the only officially recognized certificate that confirms proficiency in Greek as a second language. It offers a professional opinion of one’s knowledge of Greek, and serves as proof of the level of attainment in Greek in the work market.

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    Application process

    Registration for the 2017 examination will begin on February 1 and end on March 19, 2017. Applications must be received by March 19, 2017 to be considered.


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    Useful documents

    If you wish to participate in the 2017 examination, you need to submit a complete application. You may apply online or mail your application to our office.

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2017 Examination Dates


Examination Dates and Times:

Levels Dates Times
A1 (for adolescents and adults) May 16, 2017 10:00 - 12:00
A2 May 16, 2017 10:00 - 12:30
B1 May 16, 2017 2:00 - 4:30
B2 May 16, 2017 2:00 - 6:00
Γ1 May 16, 2017 1:00-5:30

Candidates should arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled examination time. Passport or state ID required.

News and announcements

February 1, 2017: Registration for the 2017 Examination begins. Applications must be received by March 19, 2016 to be considered.