Regulations for admission to the 'Linguaskill' test a.y. 2023/2024

Students - 22 April 2024

Linguaskill is the English language proficiency self-assessment test for all skills (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing). Read the 2023/2024 regulations here.

These Regulations establish the rules for the admission of students to the Linguaskill test for the academic year 2023/2024.

What is Linguaskill

Linguaskill is a self-assessment test to evaluate the level of English language knowledge covering all language skills (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing), in accordance with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) levels A1-B2 or higher.
Being developed within the Cambridge Assessment system means that it is normally accepted as proof of level.

Read more about Linguaskill here

See the Cambridge English Scale at this link

Who is it for

The test is open to: 

  • students regularly enrolled for the academic year 2023/2024, in their current year or “fuori corso”, in the Bachelor's degree courses of the Faculty of Arts and Tourism and the Faculty of Communication who have passed the Professional English III / Professional English for Tourism III exam;
  •  students enrolled, for the academic year 2023/2024, in their first year, in their second year or “fuori corso”, in the Master's degree courses of the Faculty of Arts and Tourism and the Faculty of Communication;
  •  students regularly enrolled, for the academic year 2023/2024, in their final year or "fuori corso", in the degree courses of the Faculty of Interpreting and Translation, who may be interested.

When and where is it held

The next session is planned for the 5th of July 2024.

The test will be held in Computer Rooms 1 and 2 (IULM 1, third floor).

Places available for each session

75 places available for the July 2024 session.

Test content and format

At this link you can view the section of the Cambridge website relating to the format of the Linguaskill test. In particular, in this section it is possible to find practice material for preparing the test.

How much does it cost

The test has a cost of €130, which will be paid by the student at the time of enrolment, by accessing SCRIGNO Pago Facile at the following link (Access as "Anonymous user" > indicate "spontaneous payment" > select "Università IULM" as the institution, "test linguaskill" as the reason for payment, amount € 130, reason for payment NAME-SURNAME-STUDENT ID NUMBER-Linguaskill Test).

The sum may be partially reimbursed, on one occasion only, in the amount of €80 credited to the University Card (Carta d'Ateneo) of students who achieve an overall score of no less than 179 on the Cambridge English Scale (equivalent to a "full B2").

Students who do not achieve this result cannot be reimbursed even partially for the cost of the test.

How to enrol

Students wishing to take the test must enrol by filling in the form available at this link and pay the registration fee by the 24th of June, 2024. When filling in the form, students must declare that they meet the requirements for enrolment.

In the event that the number of enrolments exceeds the number of places available, students will be selected in order of payment date.

If the test cannot be taken due to a lack of available places, any amount already paid will be refunded in full.

Communication of results

The result is sent to the student by email within a few days of taking the test.


For further information write to [email protected] specifying in the subject line: LINGUASKILL TEST.