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

    Registration for the 2019 examination will begin on February 1 and end on March 30, 2019. Applications must be received by March 30, 2019 to be considered.


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    Useful documents

    If you wish to participate in the 2019 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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2019 Examination Dates

Tentative Examination Schedule:

Levels Dates Times

A1 (children 8-12)

May 21

9:00AM - 11:00AM
A1 (adolescents and adults)
May 21
11:30AM - 2:00PM
May 21
2:30PM - 5:30PM
May 21
9:00AM - 11:30AM
May 22
May 22

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

News and announcements

2019 Examination
Registration for the 2019 Examination begins: February 1- March 30, 2019 (EXTENDED).
Applications must be received by March 30, 2019 to be considered.
Examination dates: May 21-23, 2019