Learning French


The courses of French as a Foreign Language are dedicated to all the international students at the University of Limoges so that they can improve their language and university methodology. The training provides courses in language and French civilisation for non-French speakers from beginner to advanced levels in order to improve their French and discover French culture.

Students receive a warm, personal welcome and high quality training taught by a team of professional teachers and various cultural activities.

Contact:
Emilie Brault-Batissou
(0033) 555 14 90 80

 


IMPORTANT
T
his course does give student status or intern for continuous training.
You can not enter university with only B1 level.
B2 & C1 levels allow to enter the University of Limoges.

Target Group

·         International exchange students at the University of Limoges

·         Staff and interns at the University of Limoges

·         Every one who wants to improve his french level. Those applicants must have no less than a baccalaureate or equivalent and already be on the French territory.

·         Au pair people

·         Top-level athletes.

We are not recruiting applicants living abroad except Au pair and top-level athletes.

Courses goals

  • Gain the written and spoken french skill
  • Discover french culture
  • Being prepared to enter college
  • Succeed  DELF B1 french test

Educational support

Classes are taught by french teachers graduated from the university, at least with a master in French As Foreign Language.

Period of training

2 semesters per academic year (september-december and january-may)
156 hours of courses per semester (312 hours per year)

Academic content for one semester 

Each semester, courses take place during 13 weeks.

·         Writing understanding – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Oral comprehension – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of1h30

·         Written practice – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Oral practice – 19,5  hours of class: 13 classes of 1h30

·         Phonetic – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         French society – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Writen communication– 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Foreign language – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

 

 Fees (on an indicative basis for 2019-2020)

Students and staff of the universty of Limoges : All the courses are free.

Applicants non attached to the university :

2000 €  for the academic year in continuous training (formation continue)
1400€ the semester in continuous training
1500€ the academic year in basic training
900€ the semester in basic training

Exile students : You can apply to the DU PASSERELLE B1. A specific fee will be charged to you.

If you are registered at Pôle Emploi or if you have already worked for more than a year in France or abroad, you are attached to Continuous training (formation continue)

Do not forget to ask for funding to Pôle Emploi or to your employer.

Prerequisites to apply

·         To have at least a secondary school diploma (Baccalaureate or foreign equivalent).

·         To have a valid resident permit, visa or recépissé.

·         To have achieved A2 level of French and provide the official proof of it.

Applications 

Appplications are open on  Ecandidat :

–          From 04/17/2020 until 06/26/2020 for non student nor staff of the University of Limoges.

–          From 06 /08/2020 until 10/10/2020 for students and staff from the University of Limoges.

Application  documents 

–          For students of UNILIM: copy of your education certificate, proof of A2 level of french.

–          For staff of UNILIM : document that proofs that you are a staff (working contract, hostiing agreement…), proof of A2 level of french.

–          For other candidates :

·         Resident permit, visa or récépissé (except for European citizens)

·         CV

·         Cover letter explaining yur professionnal or university project

·         Baccalaureate or last diplomas translated in french or with the ENIC NARIC equivalence.

·         Official copy of A2 french test.

·         Au pair contract, if need be.

·         Contract with your club if you are an top level athlete.

·         Official document signed by your Pole Emploi advisor or your employer or social worker if you have a professionnal project.

·         Pre-acceptance certificate signed by the supervisor of the course you want to take the year after (bachelor, master degree or PhD) if you plan to study again.

·         If you have the continuous training profile (formation continue) : official document explaining the arrengements to pay for the training, social security certificate, certificate of civil liability, document from Pôle Emploi dated less than 3 month about your situation. 

Calendar

·         Early july : Results of the selection commission.

·         End of july : You have to confirm that you will start the courses.

·         End of august : Finalization of your registration.

·         Early september : courses start.

·         End of october : one week off for fall break.

·         December : DELF B1 exam session.

·         End of december : two weeks off for Christmas break.

·         January : Courses start. (you can possibly switch to intermediate level)

·         February : one week off for winter break.

·         April : one week off for spring break.

·         May : DELF B1 or B2 exam session.

·         September : Registration in bachelor, master or Phd, or intermediate level of French courses.

Contact

For more information, you can get in touch with  

IMPORTANT
This course does give student status or intern for continuous training.
You can not enter university with only B1 level.
B2 & C1 levels allow to enter the University of Limoges.

Target group

·         International exchange students at the University of Limoges

·         Staff and interns at the University of Limoges

·         Every one who wants to improve his french level. Those applicants must have no less than a baccalaureate or equivalent and already be on the French territory.

·         Au pair people

·         Top-level athletes.

We are not recruiting applicants living abroad except Au pair and top-level athletes.

Courses goals

  • Gain the written and spoken french skill
  • Discover french culture
  • Being prepared to enter college
  • Succeed DELF B2 french test

Educational support

Classes are taught by french teachers graduated from the university, at least with a master in French As Foreign Language.

Period of training

2 semesters per academic year (september-december and january-may)
156 hours of courses per semester (312 hours per year)

Academic contents for one semester

Each semester, courses take place during 13 weeks. For this level, you take 156 hours of courses per semester.

·         Writing understanding – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Oral comprehension – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of1h30

·         Written practice – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Oral practice – 19,5  hours of class: 13 classes of 1h30

·         Phonetic – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         French society – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Writen communication– 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Foreign language – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30 

The goal of the training is to learn to communicate spontaneously in a social and professional context, to speak french  with a degree of spontaneity, to have a normal conversation with a native speaker, to write clearly and detailed informative or argumentative text. Each course will build on the intercultural dimension of learning.

Fees (on an indicative basis for 2019-2020)

Students and staff of the universty of Limoges : All the courses are free.

Applicants non attached to the university :

2000 €  for the academic year in continuous training (formation continue)
1400€ the semester in continuous training
1500€ the academic year in basic training
900€ the semester in basic training

Exile students : You can apply to the DU PASSERELLE B2. A specific fee will be charged to you.

If you are registered at Pôle Emploi or if you have already worked for more than a year in France or abroad, you are attached to Continuous training (formation continue)

Do not forget to ask for funding to Pôle Emploi or to your employer.

Prerequisites to apply

·         To have at least a secondary school diploma (Baccalaureate or foreign equivalent).

·         To have a valid resident permit, visa or recépissé.

·         To have achieved B1 level of French and provide the official proof of it.

Applications

Appplications are open on  Ecandidat :

–          From 04/17/2020 until 06/26/2020 for non student nor staff of the University of Limoges.

–          From 06 /08/2020 until 10/10/2020 for students and staff from the University of Limoges.

Application  documents 

–          For students of UNILIM: copy of your education certificate, proof of A2 level of french.

–          For staff of UNILIM : document that proofs that you are a staff (working contract, hostiing agreement…), proof of A2 level of french.

–          For other candidates :

·         Resident permit, visa or récépissé (except for European citizens)

·         CV

·         Cover letter explaining yur professionnal or university project

·         Baccalaureate or last diplomas translated in french or with the ENIC NARIC equivalence.

·         Official copy of A2 french test.

·         Au pair contract, if need be.

·         Contract with your club if you are an top level athlete.

·         Official document signed by your Pole Emploi advisor or your employer or social worker if you have a professionnal project.

·         Pre-acceptance certificate signed by the supervisor of the course you want to take the year after (bachelor, master degree or PhD) if you plan to study again.

·         If you have the continuous training profile (formation continue) : official document explaining the arrengements to pay for the training, social security certificate, certificate of civil liability, document from Pôle Emploi dated less than 3 month about your situation. 

Calendar

·         Early july : Results of the selection commission.

·         End of july : You have to confirm that you will start the courses.

·         End of august : Finalization of your registration.

·         Early september : courses start.

·         End of october : one week off for fall break.

·         December : DELF B2 exam session.

·         End of december : two weeks off for Christmas break.

·         January : Courses start. (you can possibly switch to intermediate level)

·         February : one week off for winter break.

·         April : one week off for spring break.

·         May : DELF B2 or C1 exam session.

·         September : Registration in bachelor, master or Phd, or intermediate level of French courses.

Contact

For more inforamtion you can get in touch with

IMPORTANT
This course does give student status or intern for continuous training.
You can not enter university with only B1 level.
B2 & C1 levels allow to enter the University of Limoges.

Target Group

·         International exchange students at the University of Limoges

·         Staff and interns at the University of Limoges

·         Every one who wants to improve his french level. Those applicants must have no less than a baccalaureate or equivalent and already be on the French territory.

·         Au pair people

·         Top-level athletes.

We are not recruiting applicants living abroad except Au pair and top-level athletes.

Courses goals

  • Gain the written and spoken french skill
  • Discover french culture
  • Being prepared to enter college
  • Succeed  DELF C1 french test

Educational support

Classes are taught by french teachers graduated from the university, at least with a master in French As Foreign Language.

Period of training

  • 2 semesters per academic year (september-december and january-may)
  • 156 hours to 164 hours of courses per semester
  • 312 hours to 328 hours of classes per year

Academic content for one semester 

Each semester, courses take place during 13 weeks.

·         Writing understanding – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Oral comprehension – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of1h30

·         Written practice – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Oral practice – 19,5  hours of class: 13 classes of 1h30

·         Phonetic – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         French society – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Writen communication– 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

·         Foreign language – 19,5  hours of class : 13 classes of 1h30

The goal of this level is to deepen, in writing and orally, linguistic, sociolinguistic and pragmatic skills from complex documents and around major issues of the contemporary world (historical and intercultural perspective): speak effectively, argue clearly, nuanced and well structured, understand long and complex documents and grasp the implicit meanings, deepen your grammatical, lexical and cultural knowledge.

 Fees (on an indicative basis for 2019-2020)

Students and staff of the universty of Limoges : All the courses are free.

Applicants non attached to the university :

2000 €  for the academic year in continuous training (formation continue)
1400€ the semester in continuous training
1500€ the academic year in basic training
900€ the semester in basic training

Exile students : You can apply to the DU PASSERELLE B1. A specific fee will be charged to you.

If you are registered at Pôle Emploi or if you have already worked for more than a year in France or abroad, you are attached to Continuous training (formation continue)

Do not forget to ask for funding to Pôle Emploi or to your employer.

Prerequisites to apply

·         To have at least a secondary school diploma (Baccalaureate or foreign equivalent).

·         To have a valid resident permit, visa or recépissé.

·         To have achieved B2 level of French and provide the official proof of it.

Applications 

Appplications are open on Ecandidat :

–          From 04/17/2020 until 06/26/2020 for non student nor staff of the University of Limoges.

–          From 06 /08/2020 until 10/10/2020 for students and staff from the University of Limoges.

Application  documents 

–          For students of UNILIM: copy of your education certificate, proof of B2 level of french.

–          For staff of UNILIM : document that proofs that you are a staff (working contract, hostiing agreement…), proof of B2 level of french.

–          For other candidates :

·         Resident permit, visa or récépissé (except for European citizens)

·         CV

·         Cover letter explaining yur professionnal or university project

·         Baccalaureate or last diplomas translated in french or with the ENIC NARIC equivalence.

·         Official copy of B2 french test.

·         Au pair contract, if need be.

·         Contract with your club if you are an top level athlete.

·         Official document signed by your Pole Emploi advisor or your employer or social worker if you have a professionnal project.

·         Pre-acceptance certificate signed by the supervisor of the course you want to take the year after (bachelor, master degree or PhD) if you plan to study again.

·         If you have the continuous training profile (formation continue) : official document explaining the arrengements to pay for the training, social security certificate, certificate of civil liability, document from Pôle Emploi dated less than 3 months about your situation. 

Calendar

·         Early july : Results of the selection commission.

·         End of july : You have to confirm that you will start the courses.

·         End of august : Finalization of your registration.

·         Early september : courses start.

·         End of october : one week off for fall break.

·         December : DALF C1 exam session.

·         End of december : two weeks off for Christmas break.

·         January : Courses start. (you can possibly switch to intermediate level)

·         February : one week off for winter break.

·         April : one week off for spring break.

·         May : DALF C1 or C2 exam session.

·         September : Registration in bachelor, master or Phd, or intermediate level of French courses.

Contact

For more information, you can get in touch with  

IMPORTANT
This course does give student status
You can not enter university with only B1 level.
B2 & C1 levels allow to enter the University of Limoges.

Target group

This University Diplooma was made for foreign students and baccalaureate holders wishing to improve their French before continuing their studies at the University of Limoges in bachelor, master or PhD.

We work in partnership with Chinese and Vietnamese establishments. Each year, it is possible to apply individually if seats remain available.

Courses goals

  • Getting ready to enter college at the bachelor or master level
  • Reach the B2 level in French
  • Dicover French culture

The aim of this intensive training is to allow non-French-speaking students with a plan to continue their studies at the University of Limoges to acquire the B2 level and the linguistic skills and the academic and methodological skills required by the chosen training (general French and French on university objectives, specialized French).

Obtaining the University Diploma “Passport for Unilim French Studies” allows students to follow, the year after, a course in one of the faculties of the University of Limoges, in 1st, 2nd or 3rd cycle.

Educational support

Classes are taught by french teachers graduated from the university, at least with a master in French As Foreign Language.

Period of training

  • 6 months of classes from January to July
  • 560 hours of FLE lessons
  • Full program of 732h

Academic content for one semester

Intensive and diploma-based, this training allows an audience with an insufficient command of the French language (A2-B1) to acquire the linguistic, communicative and cultural skills necessary for integration into a university course at the University of Limoges.

This training, taking place from January to July, includes 25 hours of French lessons per week and allows students to reach French certification level B2.

It is a linguistic and cultural upgrade based on very intensive training in French language and culture. The course also contains 36 hours of immersion in the discipline chosen for further study as well as 48 hours of English lessons.

Further studies are currently possible in two areas: (1) economics / management and (2) mathematics / physics.

U.E. 1 – Français général

Aide individualisée                                                                        18 h

Civilisation française                                                                     18 h

Compréhension de textes (préparation B2)                                     18 h

Compréhension oral (prépa B2)                                                     18 h

Documents écrits                                                                          18 h

Documents oraux                                                                         18 h

Expression écrite                                                                          18 h

Expression orale                                                                           18 h

Langue                                                                                        18 h

Langue française                                                                          18 h

Phonétique                                                                                  18 h

Pratique de l’écrit                                                                         18 h

Pratique de l’oral                                                                          18 h

Société française                                                                          18 h

U.E. 2 – Spécialité

Anglais spécialisé                                                                         24 h

Initiation à l’économie et à la gestion (option)                                36 h

Mathématiques – Statistiques (option)                                           36 h

U.E. 3 – Français Général et Spécifique

Aide individualisée                                                                       36 h

Compréhension de l’oral                                                               36 h

Compréhension des écrits                                                             36 h

Français spécifique                                                                       36 h

Langue                                                                                        36 h

Méthodologie universitaire                                                             24 h

Phonétique                                                                                   18 h

Production écrite                                                                           36 h

Production orale                                                                            36 h

Société française                                                                           18 h

U.E. 4 – Ouverture

Activité sportive ou culturelle                                                          48 h

Anglais spécialisé                                                                          24 h

U.E. 5 – DELF (Diplôme d’études en langue française) B2

Compréhension orale                                                  

Production orale                                                            

Compréhension écrite                                                

Production écrite                                                           

Total                                                                                                   732 h

Fees (on an indicatie basis for 2019-2020)

  • 4,000 € per year in initial training
  • 170 € registration fees
  • 91€ CVEC

Prerequisites to apply

·         To have at least a secondary school diploma (Baccalaureate or foreign equivalent).

·         To have achieved A2-B1 level of French and provide the official proof of it.

Applications

Individual appplications are open on Ecandidat from April 24 2020 until June 26 2020.
 

Application documents

  • Copy of passport
  • CV
  • Cover letter presenting your professional or university project
  • Bachelor’s degree or last diplomas obtained translated or accompanied by the ENIC NARIC equivalence
  • Copy of the baccalaureate transcript
  • Copy of transcripts of the last three years of study
  • Copy of the result of an A2 or B1 level test in French

Calendar

·         Early july : Results of the selection commission. A video interview can be asked.

·         End of august : and confirmation of your registration.

·         End of september :  Finalization of registration  and payment of a deposit.

.         November : Visa request

·         January : Courses start

.         July: DELF B2 exam and final exams

·         September : Registration in bachelor, master or Phd, or intermediate level of French courses.

Contact

For more information, you can get in touch with

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This course does give student status or intern for continuous training.
You can not enter university with only B1 level.
B2 & C1 levels allow to enter the University of Limoges.

 

You can ask for CROUS scholarship by taking this course.

Target group

This course was made for exile people, who had to leave their country, who have at least a secondary school diploma (Baccalaureate or foreign equivalent) and wishing to learn French in order to start studying again or adjust their professional profile in order to access the French job market.

Status of the candidates

  • refugees;
  • people under subsidiary protection;
  • asylum seekers.

Courses goals

  • Gain the written and spoken french skill
  • Discover french culture
  • Being prepared to enter college or to any professional development
  • Reach B1 Level of French

Educational support

Classes are taught by french teachers graduated from the university, at least with a master in French As Foreign Language.

Period of training

  • 2 semesters per academic year (September-December and January-May)
  • 251.5 hours of lessons per semester, i.e. 503 hours of courses per year

Academic contents for one semester

From authentic documents on themes reflecting various socio-cultural aspects of France, students will work, in writing and orally, their linguistic, sociolinguistic and pragmatic skills: communicating in a simple and effective way in everyday life, express in a simple and coherent way his opinion and feelings, briefly state his point of view, understand the essential points of documents concerning daily life or familiar situations, develop the learning of grammatical and lexical notions. Particular attention will focus on fluency in writing. Each course will draw heavily on the intercultural dimension of learning.

Each semester, the courses are organized over 13 weeks. As students registered for the Passerelle B1 University Diploma, you will benefit from 251.5 hours of lessons per semester.

Unité d’enseignement 1 : activités de l’oral

·         Compréhension de l’oral – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Pratique de l’oral – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Phonétique – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

Unité d’enseignement 2 : activités de l’écrit

·         Compréhension écrite – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Pratique de l’écrit – 26  heures de cours : 13 cours de 2h

·         Langue – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

Unité d’enseignement 3 : outils méthodologiques

·         Outils méthodologiques – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

Unité d’enseignement 4 : culture française et langue vivante

·         Société française – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Culture et vie en France – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Anglais – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

Unité d’enseignement 5 : activités culturelles, ateliers et accompagnement

·         Sorties culturelles et pédagogiques– 11 heures par semestre

·         Accompagnement tutoré – 39 heures par semestre

·         Activités sportives et/ou culturelles au choix

Fees (on an indicative basis for pour 2019-2020)

  • 600 € per year in continuing education *
  • 550 € the semester in continuous training *
  • 100 €per year in initial or continuing training (if individual funding)
  • 50 € per semester in initial or continuing education (if individual funding)

* If you are registered at Pôle Emploi or if you have already worked for more than a year in France or abroad, you are subject to continuing education (formation continue). Remember to ask for funding for your training from your Pôle Emploi advisor or your employer. If you do not get external funding, the initial training rate will be applied.

Prerequisites to apply

·         To have at least a secondary school diploma (Baccalaureate or foreign equivalent).

·         To be holder of one of those status: refugees, under subsidiary protection, asylum seekers.

·         The candidates must currently be acquiring a minimum level of A2 in French.

Applications

Applications are open on ECANDIDAT from April 24th 2020 until June 26th 2020.

Application documents

  • Document proving your situation of asylum seeker or refugee (residence permit, certificate, receipt or OFPRA decision)
  • CV
  • Cover letter presenting your professional or university project
  • Bachelor’s degree or last diplomas obtained translated or accompanied by the ENIC NARIC equivalence
  • Copy of the result of an A2 level test in French
  • Certificate signed by your Pôle Emploi advisor or employer or social advisor if you have a professional project
  • Pre-acceptance certificate signed by the person responsible for the training planned for the following year (license, master, doctorate) if you plan to resume your studies.

· If you are part of continuing education: official document specifying the methods of covering the cost of training, Pôle Emploi situation notice of less than three months, social security certificate, civil liability certificate.

Calendar

·         Early july : Results of the selection commission.

·         End of july : You have to confirm that you will start the courses.

·         End of august : Finalization of your registration.

·         Early september : courses start.

·         End of october : one week off for fall break.

·         December : DELF B1 exam session.

·         End of december : two weeks off for Christmas break.

·         January : Courses start. (you can possibly switch to intermediate level)

·         February : one week off for winter break.

·         April : one week off for spring break.

·         May : DELF B1 or B2 exam session.

·         September : Registration in bachelor, master or Phd, or intermediate level of French courses.

Contact

For more information you can get in touch with 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This course does give student status or intern for continuous training.
You can not enter university with only B1 level.
B2 & C1 levels allow to enter the University of Limoges.

 

You can ask for CROUS scholarship by taking this course.

Target group

This course was made for exile people, who had to leave their country, who have at least a secondary school diploma (Baccalaureate or foreign equivalent) and wishing to learn French in order to start studying again or adjust their professional profile in order to access the French job market.

Status of the candidates

  • refugees;
  • people under subsidiary protection;
  • asylum seekers.

Courses goals

  • Gain the written and spoken french skill
  • Discover french culture
  • Being prepared to enter college or to any professional development
  • Reach B2 Level of French

Educational support

Classes are taught by french teachers graduated from the university, at least with a master in French As Foreign Language.

Period of training

  • 2 semesters per academic year (September-December and January-May)
  • 238.5 hours of lessons per semester
  • 477 hours of lessons per year

Academic contents for one semester

The goal of the Passerelle B2 University Diploma is to be able to communicate spontaneously in a social and professional context. It will involve expressing yourself easily at all times with a degree of spontaneity and being able to have a clear conversation with a native speaker. The candidates will learn to write clearly and in detail an informative or argumentative text. Each course will build on the intercultural dimension of learning.

Each semester, the courses are organized over 13 weeks. As students registered for the Passerelle B2 University Diploma, you will benefit from 238.5 hours of lessons per semester.

Unité d’enseignement 1 : activités de l’oral

·         Compréhension de l’oral – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Pratique de l’oral – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Phonétique – 13  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h

Unité d’enseignement 2 : activités de l’écrit

·         Compréhension écrite – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Pratique de l’écrit – 19 ,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Langue – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

Unité d’enseignement 3 : outils méthodologiques

·         Méthodologie universitaire – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

Unité d’enseignement 4 : culture française et langue vivante

·         Société française – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Culture et vie en France – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

·         Anglais – 19,5  heures de cours : 13 cours de 1h30

Unité d’enseignement 5 : activités culturelles, ateliers et accompagnement

·         Sorties culturelles et pédagogiques– 11 heures par semestre

·         Accompagnement tutoré – 39 heures par semestre

·         Activités sportives et/ou culturelles au choix

Fees (on an indicative basis for pour 2019-2020)

600 € per year in continuing education *
550 € the semester in continuous training *
100 € per year in initial or continuing training (if individual funding)
50 €  per semester in initial or continuing education (if individual funding)

* If you are registered atPôle Emploi or if you have already worked for more than a year in France or abroad, you are subject to continuing education (formation continue).

Remember to ask for funding for your training from your Pôle Emploi advisor or your employer.

If you do not get external funding, the initial training rate will be applied.

Prerequisites to apply

·         To have at least a secondary school diploma (Baccalaureate or foreign equivalent).

·         To be holder of one of those status: refugees, under subsidiary protection, asylum seekers.

·         The candidates must currently be acquiring a minimum level of B1 in French.

Applications

Applications are open on ECANDIDAT from April 24th 2020 until June 26th 2020.

Application documents    

  • Document proving your situation of asylum seeker or refugee (residence permit, certificate, receipt or OFPRA decision)
  • CV
  • Cover letter presenting your professional or university project
  • Bachelor’s degree or last diplomas obtained translated or accompanied by the ENIC NARIC equivalence
  • Copy of the result of an B1 level test in French
  • Certificate signed by your Pôle Emploi advisor or employer or social advisor if you have a professional project
  • Pre-acceptance certificate signed by the person responsible for the training planned for the following year (license, master, doctorate) if you plan to resume your studies.

· If you are part of continuing education: sheet specifying the methods of covering the cost of training, Pôle Emploi situation notice of less than three months, social security certificate, civil liability certificate.

Calendar

·         Early july : Results of the selection commission.

·         End of july : You have to confirm that you will start the courses.

·         End of august : Finalization of your registration.

·         Early september : courses start.

·         End of october : one week off for fall break.

·         December : DELF B2 exam session.

·         End of december : two weeks off for Christmas break.

·         January : Courses start. (you can possibly switch to intermediate level)

·         February : one week off for winter break.

·         April : one week off for spring break.

·         May : DELF B2 or C1 exam session.

·         September : Registration in bachelor, master or Phd, or intermediate level of French courses.

Contact

For more information you can get in touch with 

Are you a foreigner in Limoges? Student, active or job seeker?

The University of Limoges wishes to better meet your needs in French as a foreign language course and offer something new: French as a foreign language course in the evening!

These courses are built for individuals or students who wish to develop their knowledge of the French language.

To the practice of the language is added an introduction to French culture and civilization, from various teaching aids.

These courses will take place in the evening (6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.) on the Jacobins Campus.

 

Group 1: beginner level in French, preparation A1, A2.
Group 2: advanced level in French, preparation C1, C2

Registration fees for students and staff of the University:

free – Student and staff registration form to be sent to

Fees for external candidates :

External registration form to be sent to

1h30 per week during a semester (January-June): 100 €

For any question write to :