Doing an English proficiency test is a good indicator for you to know whether you can handle an English study programme abroad. That is why we recommend this as step-1 in the preparation process.
What do universities require from prospective students? What kind of tests are available? What are the differences between the available language institutes? Which test centres are reliable? You can read it all on this page.
British oriented: IELTS + CAEAmerican oriented: TOEFL (iBT)
Cheapest: IELTSIn between: TOEFL (iBT)Most expensive: CAE
2 years valid: IELTS + TOEFL (iBT)Forever valid: CAE
IELTS: 6.5TOEFL (iBT): 90CAE: C1 180
2 weeks: IELTS + TOEFL (iBT)6-8 weeks: CAE
Watch out for doing the test at a fraudulent test center! First check the official authorities or go directly to their website via the following links:
Get an impression about the admission requirements for English language according to a few Dutch universities by directly going to their website: