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French language courses and workshops

Several types of courses and workshops are offered to foreign students and researchers enrolled with the University of Angers

  • French language course (from A1 to B2), to communicate both orally and in writing and learn grammar rules and lexicon
  • Conversation workshops (from A2 to B2), to speak French with other foreign students
  • Academic work methods (B2+ / C1), to learn about the university techniques and methodology to study in France
  • French course for Objectif Médical (B2+ /C1), for internships at Angers University Hospital.
  • Prerequisite

    These courses are exclusively for foreign students enrolled with the University of Angers either as free movers, as exchange students, or as international researchers (doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers).

    University of Angers students interested in these courses must register via an online form and take a language test.

    Please see "How to know your language level" below.

  • Course modalities

    Students and researchers can choose 2 courses maximum.
    Exchange students obtain 6 ECTS credits for language courses, workshops and the academic work methods course.
    Free movers and researchers will receive a certificate of attendance.
    Dual degree students obtain 4 ECTS credits for language courses.

    • Semester programme (30 hours / semester)
    • Qualifying course
    • 4 types of courses from level A1 to C1 (CEFR)
    • 2 sessions each year (Fall session and Spring session)

    Download the French course presentation brochure.

    To view the detailed presentation, click here.

  • Registration

    To register click here. (registration from August 30, 2023 1:00 p.m.)

    Please note: If you do not yet have a student account at the University of Angers, you will need to create your ENT (Digital Work Space) to be able to register.

  • How to know your language level ?

    Take the placement test in French:
    Enter the code sent by email after your registration.

    This placement test (which takes about an hour) will allow an evaluation of your current level of French proficiency. You will answer questions related to oral comprehension, written comprehension and short written expression. The result of these three parts of the test will be taken into consideration when evaluating your score and placing you in a group.

    During this test, you cannot:

    • use a translator or dictionnary
    • open another internet page
    • use your telephone
    • communicate with other people.



    At your first visit on the website , click on "Inscription" and fill in these informations : 

    • établissement : CELFE ANGERS
    • filière (UFR ou composante) : Cours de français
    • année d’études : Autres
    • login : last name.first name
    • mot de passe : choose your password


    Take the test

    Watch the video to fully understand this test. everything will be explained very well. Click on "connect to a session" and enter the code received by e-mail after your online registration.

    At the end of the test your level is indicated and you can export the results as a pdf file.

    NB : be careful for the oral comprehension : 

  • Calendar 2023/2024 – first semester


    Thursday August 30, 2023 at noon


    Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

    Click here to join the meeting

    Meeting ID: 319 491 301 103 

    Passcode: JPVewq 

    Online registration and Evalang placement test

    Until Septembre 15, 2023 midnight

    Email confirmation

    Groups will be organized according to placement test results.

    You will receive a confirmation email detailing the course, the name of the teacher, the date and the classroom. September 29, 2023 (afternoon).

    Course dates

    Language course
    On the St-Serge campus: from October 2, 2023
    On the Belle-Beille campus: from October 5, 2023

    Conversation Workshops
    On the Belle-Beille campus : from October 3, 2023

    University Work Methodology Course (MTU)
    On the Campus of Belle Beille:  video lessons + distance course


    Week 44
    From October 28 to November 5, 2023


celfe @
+33(0)2 44 68 86 45 (DUEF / DUP)

+33(0)2 44 68 86 53 (DELF / DALF)

Postal address
Direction de l'International
La Passerelle
2 rue Lakanal
49045 Angers Cedex 01