TOLES is a prestigious exam that verifies your knowledge of general and legal English. With TOLES certificates, you have in your hand a document recognised by the world's major legal firms and a proof of qualifications useful in following a career in law.

TOLES exams give you a chance to improve your language skills, ranging from learning basic terminology to reading and drafting specialised documents.

The Foreign Language Centre is a TOLES examination centre and the organiser of preparatory courses.

TOLES is offered at three levels:

  • TOLES Foundation (A2-B1) 
  • TOLES Higher (B1-B2); TOLES Higher exempts from the final exam ending the English course.
  • TOLES Advanced (B2-C2)  

New form of the TOLES exam from 2022! 

New - TOLES Exams from 2022 will only be ONLINE. To make the exam more user-friendly on the internet platform some types of the exercises will change. 

You can find a presentation of the new form of the exam here

Examples of tests at three levels can be viewed here: 

Exam sessions at Lazarski University in the academic year 2021/2021:

May 26th 2022 / registration and payment from April 1st to April 29th 2022


Registration has started!

Registration for the TOLES Legal exam, that will take place on May 26th, 2022 at 6 p.m.  has started. The exam will be conducted at three levels: Foundation, Higher and Advanced. Send your application to the address . Don't forget to provide the following details:

  • first name and last name
  • album number (only for Lazarski students)
  • e-mail address (the address will be forwarded to TOLES Legal and will be used for communication regarding the exam)
  • exam level

In response to the application e-mail, you will receive an account number to which you should transfer the exam fee, deadline is April 29th 2022.

Applying for the competition means that you have read the rules for the processing of personal data, which are available here.

Technical information:

Technical requirements:

  • computer / laptop
  • Google Chrome web browser (the exam will only work in this browser)
  • webcam
  • microphone

In the weeks leading up to the exam, you will receive a message from SYNAP asking you to create an account and conduct a brief system requirements check and learn how SYNAP works.

About one week before the exam, you will receive an e-mail from (if the e-mail does not appear, check the SPAM folder), in which you will receive a link to download The ProctorExam plugin and a link to perform a system check. After completing the first two steps, you will receive a Ready To Take the Exam Email.

On the day of the exam at 6:00 PM, prepare your ID, then open the READY TO TAKE THE EXAM message and click on the link found there (step 2) to start the test.

Also read carefully the answers to the most frequently asked questions. You will find it here

The examination fee in PLN at the exchange rate of the NBP from March 31st, 2022:

Level Lazarski students     Others        
TOLES Foundation604 zł686 zł
TOLES Higher 659 zł796 zł
TOLES Advanced 768 zł 878 zł

* NBP exchange rate from the last working day of the month preceding the month of registration for the    exam.

It is obligatory to prepare a student ID or other identity card for the exam.

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