Proficiency and Placement Tests

The African Language Program administers proficiency and placement tests for students seeking foreign language waivers and to determine appropriate proficiency level for course placement.
 

Students interested in placement examinations for languages not listed in the Proficiency and Placement Test Dates tab should contact the ALP Manager Dr. Bojana Coulibaly at bojana_coulibaly@fas.harvard.edu. Placement tests are subject to availability of qualified persons to administer the test.

The 2022/2023 placement tests will take place on Agust 15-19, 2022, and January 16-20, 2023. Please check the dates and times for each language in the Proficiency and Placement Test Dates tab and register by the deadline.