French Language Courses

i-FLEThe Institute of French as an Additional Language (i-FLE), part of the Language Learning Centre offers several long and short term French courses for all proficiency levels :

All courses are open to citizens of non-French-speaking countries. The minimum age is 18. For full-time semester courses only, candidates must have a high school diploma (A-level or equivalent). If you do not fulfil these conditions, you must ask the President of the University of Nantes for a special exemption.

Other French Courses

French Language Certificates and Tests

i-FLE is an exam centre for 2 official French language certifications:

  • The DELF and the DALF, approved by the French Ministry of Education.
  • The TCF and the DAP-TCF (required for first and second year undergraduate admission), approved by the French Ministry of Education.

DELF B2 preparation course

Our center offers a 6-week preparation course (18 hours) to get ready to take the DELF Diploma.

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Certification in other languages

Certification is available in German, English,Chinese, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. It is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF). The expected level is either intermediate or independent level (B2). Certification is a requirement for some Graduate or Undergraduate students.

Preparing and learning foreign languages

The Language Learning Centre organises preparation courses and general language course each semester to help you prepare for foreign language exams. The classes are optional. They help you to become familiar with the tests which, in turn, will improve your chances when you take the test.