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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.

    View the slideshow of the French course presentation

  • Registration

    Click here to register for classes.

    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 2022/2023 – first semester


    Tuesday August 30, 2022 at 12:00 noon


    Microsoft Teams

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting


    Or join by entering a meeting ID
    Meeting ID : 372 636 862 652
    Secret code : L6YjiU

    Online registration and Evalang placement test

    Until September 14, 2022 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 23, 2022 (afternoon).

    Course dates

    Language course
    On the St-Serge campus: from September 26, 2022
    On the Belle-Beille campus: from September 29, 2022

    Conversation Workshops
    On the Belle-Beille campus : from September 27, 2022

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


    Week 44
    From October 29 to November 6, 2022


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

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