The Examination of Attainment in Greek at UC Irvine

The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, 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


    The 2021 Examination has been postponed to the first week of October 2021. Exact dates to be announced.

    The new registration period will be June 1 to June 28, 2021.

    Further announcements will be posted as information becomes available.

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    Useful documents

    If you wish to participate in the 2021 examination, you need to submit a complete application. We may apply online or mail your application to our office. We strongly recommend online applications.

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2021 Examination Dates to be announced

Tentative Examination Schedule:

Levels Dates Times

A1 (children 8-12)

A1 (adolescents and adults)   TBA
A2   TBA
B1   TBA
B2   TBA
Γ1   TBA
Γ2   TBA

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

News and announcements

May 2021 Examination --Now October 2021
Examination will be held in October 2021. Dates to be announced. New Registration period to open June 1, 2021

October 2020 Examination
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the UCI Center will not offer the Examination in October.

May 2020 Examination
Cancelled due to COVID-19