Welcome to our Cambridge English exam centre! Here you will find information on the different courses we offer, and how we can help you achieve your Cambridge qualification.

CBE Languages is a registered examination and preparation centre for Cambridge English exams. Cambridge Assessment English (part of the University of Cambridge, UK) develop and produce a wide range of qualifications for English Language learners. These qualifications are recognised globally by universities, employers and governments - and here at CBE, we offer courses specifically tailored to help you prepare for and sit your Cambridge exam, as well as providing the exams themselves.

Below, you will find links to our current Cambridge English courses and exams, jam-packed with information to help you decide which course or exam is right for you.

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EXAM TIMETABLE SPRING 2020 - open exams (available to all)

Exam (paper-based) Location Written papers Speaking paper Closing date Fee
FIRST (B2) Rotterdam Fri 13 March Fri 06 March Fri 24 January € 220,-
ADVANCED (C1) Rotterdam Sat 14 March Fri 06 March Fri 24 January € 242,-
PROFICIENCY (C2) Rotterdam Sat 07 March Fri 06 March Fri 24 January € 256,-
Please note - there are more dates available for all exams if you are a school or business with 30 or more candidates. Please contact us to arrange a private exam session.

EXAM TIMETABLE SUMMER 2020 - open exams (available to all)

Exam (paper-based) Location Written papers Speaking paper Closing date Fee
FIRST (B2) Rotterdam Sat 20 June Fri 12 June 30 April € 220,-
ADVANCED (C1) Rotterdam Sat 20 June Fri 12 June 30 April € 242,-
PROFICIENCY (C2) Rotterdam Fri 12 June Fri 05 June 30 April € 256,-
Late entries can sometimes be accepted for a late entry fee.

Examinations (paper-based & computer-based)

CBE Languages is certified to run the following exams in the Netherlands:

Cambridge English: Key English Test for Schools (KET) A2

Cambridge English: Preliminary Test for Schools (PET) B1

Cambridge English: First for Schools (FCE for Schools) B2

Cambridge English: First (FCE) B2

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) C1

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) C2

DELTA Module 1

We run paper-based First, Advanced and Proficiency exams every spring and summer; if you are interested in computer-based, Delta or Key or Preliminary for your school, then please contact Emma as we only run these on demand.

Open exams are for individual learners and small groups (dates above)

Private exams are for schools or businesses with over 30 candidates (more dates available)

Which exam is suitable for me?

You can take this quick test to give you an idea of which exam you should be aiming for.

Still unsure? No problem - arrange a meeting with one of our experienced trainers to discuss your current level, and the right course or exam for you at info@cbelanguages.nl.

Introduction to the Cambridge English Scale

Are you a Dutch or Belgian school looking to set up Cambridge English exams for your students?

If you have a minimum of 30 candidates we can send an exam team to you and run the Cambridge English exams on your premises. Please fill out this provisional form and we will contact you shortly. Alternatively, you can email us at cambridge@cbelanguages.nl or call 010-282-7820 to arrange a school visit.

"Farel Lyceum is highly impressed with the efficient and professional services of CBE languages. Compassion is one of the strongest points of this centre. We don't regret having chosen to work with CBE languages"

Chonticha Amkham, English teacher / CAE exam trainer - Farel Lyceum Ridderkerk

Very good! 5* - Our students were received very well for their speaking exams for FCE.

Do you have any physical disabilities or learning difficulties?

Cambridge Assessment English and CBE are committed to providing a positive exam experience for everyone. If you are hearing or sight-impaired or have a learning difficulty (such as dyslexia or ADHD) we can provide modified materials and / or extra time during the exam to ensure the conditions are fair. In order to qualify for modified materials or extra time, you must submit medical proof of your condition to our exam coordinator at least 6 weeks before the exam (details on the registration form). The documentation will be treated confidentially.

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Not sure about your level? No problem - arrange a meeting with one of our experienced trainers to discuss your current level, and the right course for you at info@cbelanguages.nl

We run open courses for individual learners and small groups, as well as private exams for school groups of over 30 people - for the private exams please contact our exam co-ordinator directly at cambridge@cbelanguages.nl