International students in exchange programs

Published on January 28, 2011 Updated on January 13, 2021

Courses are offered to help you improve your command of the French language.

Admission requirements

Tests intended to determine the level of French of the students take place at the start of each semester. These tests include oral comprehension, written expression and a short oral interview.
If you arrive after these tests, please inform Delcife of your arrival at UPEC as soon as possible. You will be assessed individually or collectively by the director of Delcife or by another teacher.
ECTS (European credit transfer and accumulation system) are only valid at the level determined by Delcife after your registration

A report of French language level is given to the student after completion of these tests. Please complete the form and submit it to the secretariat at the time and date indicated (along with an identity photograph glued or stapled to the form, a photocopy of your UPEC student card or any other certified statement giving proof of enrolment and a photocopy of your signed learning agreement.


These classes are provided free of charge but students may have to buy textbooks and other materials.
If you wish to study for one of the formal qualifications in French language and civilization offered by the Delcife, you can benefit from a reduced rate.
These courses of study require twenty hours of classes per week over a period of 13 weeks plus 1 week of exams.