How can I proove my English proficiency ? Which documents are required?

A thorough proficiency in English is required.

Which English test do I need to take ?

  • IELTS: 6.5 (with no score below 6) – please note that candidates must take the Academic test and not the General one.
  • TOEFL paper-based test: 580
  • TOEFL computer-based test: 237
  • TOEFL Internet-based test: 93
  • Cambridge International Examinations CAE/CPE: B/C

The test must have been completed no more than two years before the course starts.
Please note that Primary and Secondary Education certificates or 1-year exchange program documentation are not accepted as English certificates. Without one of the below-mentioned official proves of your English level, your application will be declared as 'incomplete' and will not be considered for evaluation.

You do not need to take one of the above mentionned English certificates: 1) if You have completed your education in Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand or Australia, in that case, an official letter (with stamp and signature of official representative) from your university of origin stating that your studies were undertaken in English, is required. 2) if you are a citizen of these countries.

For all other candidates: without one of the aforementioned official proves of your English level, your application will be declared as 'incomplete' and will not be considered for evaluation. Another reason for requiring an English test are the conditions set by some immigration services (for instance in the NL) , therefore NO OTHER EXCEPTION can be done. By the given deadline, you need to provide a copy of your English certificate or Proof of registration to the exam if you take the exam after Neurasmus application deadline. In the second case, please note that you will have to transmit the language certificate by January 1st the latest.

How do I submit the results of the English test?
At the time of application, you can provide either the online screenshot of your results or the temporary paper certificate you received through postal mail. The results can also be sent directly to the Head Office:

Ms Florina Camarasu
Université de Bordeaux
Neurasmus Coordination Office
International relations - Campus Talence
351 Cours de la Libération
33405 Talence - France

Please note that we do not have an institution code. Once you get the original certificate, should you be selected, you will have to send a scanned copy of it directly to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

At the time of enrollment, the original certificate will be required, depending on the university of study.