Regular students of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Latin American Studies must, before their qualification exam, produce a foreign language proficiency proof.
Proficiency in Portuguese and Spanish shall be accepted as foreign language proficiency for PPGIELA. International students must prove proficiency in Portuguese and Brazilian students must prove proficiency in Spanish. PPGIELA yearly offers a free foreign language proficiency test for regular students of the Program.
Proficiency tests carried by other higher education institutions and/or exams such as Celpe-bras, CAPLE, CELU or DELE shall be accepted from the intermediate level or B1 up, provided they are duly verified.