CCSE Exams for Spanish nationality

CCSE Exams for Spanish nationality


About this course




The Constitutional and Socio-cultural Knowledge of Spain Test (known as Prueba CCSE) is designed by the Instituto Cervantes which assesses, through different tasks, the knowledge of the Spanish Constitution and the economic and socio-cultural reality of the country. It is one of the prerequisites stipulated in the law for the concession and obtention of the nationality and is a necessary requirement for gaining Sephardic Spanish citizenship.

If you want to become a Spanish citizen, you’ll need to pass CCSE (Conocimientos Constitucionales y Socioculturales de España) and also have reached A2 level in the DELE exam.


Details of the exams


  • The exam is on the last Thursday of each month at 18:00
  • Enrolment is up to 2-3 weeks before the examination (see table), provided there are places remaining
  • There is no sitting in August or December
  • The CCSE examination include 25 multiple-choice questions and lasts a maximum of 45 minutes
  • Price €85
  • Payment can be made by credit card or PayPal


Dates des examens CCSE


To prepare for the test you need to register on the Cervantes website. After that you will get an access to the Manual CCSE and 300 questions. The test itself consists of 25 multiple-choice questions and lasts 45 minutes.


ELE USAL Strasbourg is an official examination center and candidates should recur to our facilities at the time and date that correspond to their official exam summons. Exam results and all information concerning certificates and procedures will be handled by the Cervantes Institute directly, through their website.


At  ELE USAL Strasbourg we offer preparation courses for the DELE A2 exam especially designed to familiarize candidates with the structure of the exam as well as offer them exam-style exercises in order to identify and correct possible mistakes.


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