Proficiency Exam

The Italian reading proficiency exam is offered for graduate students as part of their requirements and is also offered at the beginning of each semester. The next Proficiency Exam for Fall 2020 will be held on Friday, August 28, 2020

The test will be accessible in Courseworks from 9am - 4pm on that day.  You may take the exam at any point during those hours.  Please choose the time of day and the device that will permit you the most stable internet connection. Students have two hours to complete the translation.

We ask that students register for the exam in advance by sending an email with your name, the name of your program and/or school, and the name and email of your departmental contact to whom we should send the results. 

Only the use of a dictionary, either paper or online, is allowed.
The use of any online translation program (such as Google Translate) is not allowed.
By submitting the exam, you agree to be bound to the Statement of Academic Honesty, posted in the instructions at the top of the exam.


ALTERNATIVESItalian GU4005 Rapid Reading and Translation can be used for graduate students to fulfill the proficiency requirement. 

For placement or proficiency exams in Hungarian, please contact Carol Rounds.