Thank you for your interest in EPFC courses.

Next registration session: September 2021
Language courses beginning: the week of 6 September 2021

Language courses: French, Dutch, English, German, Arabic, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, Turkish and Korean.

For all courses other than language courses, you must be able to speak French fluently.

Two placement tests are required before any registration in French. It is possible to take the tests online or at EPFC.

  1. The written test can be found in this application form (the link will be active from 17 August 2021 at 10:00 to 13 September 2021 at 23:59).
  2. The appointment* for the oral test is made after the written test.

If you decide to take the oral test at EPFC, the registration will take place immediately after the test.
If the oral test is done online, you will receive a link to a form for remote registration. Once the form has been submitted, you will be contacted:

  • by e-mail to finalise the payment of the registration
  • or by telephone if we have a problem with your registration request. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received and can only be processed if there is space available in the chosen course(s).

*An appointment or a completed form does not constitute a promise of enrolment.

Two placement tests are required prior to registration in English. The written test can be taken online or at EPFC, while the oral test will only be taken by video conference.

  1. You can choose to take the written test online or at EPFC via this application form* (the link will be active from 17 August 2021 at 10:00 to 13 September 2021 at 23:59).
  2. The appointment* for the oral test is made after the written test. This test will take place by videoconference only. 
  3. Then complete an application form, which will be sent to you after the oral test.

Once you have completed all these steps, you will be contacted :

  • by e-mail to finalise the payment of the registration
  • or by phone if we have a problem with your application.

*An appointment or a completed form does not constitute a promise of registration.
Applications are processed in the order in which they are received and can only be processed if there are still places available in the chosen course(s).

A level assessment test is required before any language registration. This test can be found in this application form* (the link will be active from 17 August 2021 at 10:00 to 13 September 2021 at 23:59).

Once your application has been processed, you will be contacted :

  • by e-mail to finalise the payment of the registration
  • or by telephone if we have any problems with your application.

*A completed form does not constitute a promise of registration.
Applications are processed in the order in which they are received and can only be processed if there are still places available in the chosen course(s).

Your residence permit (passport + student visa are not sufficient to enroll).
This document must be valid at least until:

  • 13 September 2021 for a 12-hours-a-week course 
  • 10 September 2021 for a 20-hours-a-week course that begins in September 2021
  • 21 September 2021 for a 6-hours-a-week course 
  • 6 October 2021 for a 3-hours-a-week course
  • 23 October 2021 for a 20-hours-a-week course that begins in October 2021

If you are an EU citizen, your national identity card or passport is enough.

A price reduction will be granted to persons who are unemployed and registered with ACTIRIS, FOREM, VDAB or receive social benefit.

  • If you are registered with ACTIRIS or FOREM, a price reduction will be granted after verification and confirmation of your status on 1st/10 of the course.
  • If you receive social benefit or if you are registered with VDAB, you must provide the proof of registration*. This document must have been issued :
    • from 23 August 2021 for the 6h/week, 12h/week and 20h/week language courses starting in September,
    • from 4 October 2021 for the 20 hours/week language courses starting in October.

* The document for the VDAB is downloadable from the VDAB personal space "Mijn Loopbaan" by clicking on the tab "Bekijk je inschrijvingsbewijs" - consult your proof/certificate of registration). This document must state that you are "werkloos".

  • French: the written skills are tested via an online multiple-choice test*. At the end of this test, you will be invited to make an appointment for the oral skills test that takes place online via video-call or at EPFC.
  • English: the written skills are tested via a multiple-choice test* that takes place online or at the EPFC. After the written test, you will be invited to make an appointment for the oral skills test that takes place online via call-conference only.
  • Other languages: it is an online multiple-choice test*. Oral skills will be evaluated during the first lesson.

*The links will be published soon.

In September, regarding language courses, we propose: 

  • 3 hours a week (1x3 hours)
    Courses in the afternoon OR in the evening.
    These courses begin the week of Monday 6 September 2021 and end not later than Sunday 30 June 2022.
  • 6 hours a week (2x3 hours)
    Courses in the morning OR in the afternoon OR in the evening.
    These courses begin the week of Monday 6 September 2021 and end not later than Sunday 30 January 2022.
  • 12 hours a week (3x4 hours)
    Courses in the morning OR in the afternoon. No evening courses.
    These courses begin the week of Monday 6 September 2021 and end not later than Sunday 14 November 2021.
  • 20 hours a week (3 days-a-week)
    Courses in the morning AND in the afternoon.
    These courses begin the week of Monday 6 September 2021 and end not later than Sunday 17 October 2021.

See timetables

  • One French, German, Dutch, Spanish or English course (120 hours) from level 01 to level 09: 112,46€ (+ 27€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 83,66€ with price reduction: see above
  • One French, German, Dutch, Spanish or English course (120 hours) level 10 or 11: 130,46€ (+ 27€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 83,66€ with price reduction: see above
  • One Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Portugese, Russian, Japanese, Turkish or Korean course (120 hours) from level 01 to level 09: 134,21€ (+ 27€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 105,41€ with price reduction: see above
  • One conversation course (French, English, Arabic, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese): 44,45€ (+ 27€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 34,85€ with price reduction: see above
  • One conversation course (Chinese): 53,51€ (+ 27€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 43,91€ with price reduction: see above
  • Business English or English conversation course (advanced level): 66,68€ (+ 27€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 52,28€ with price reduction: see above
  • Fun English: 88,91€ (+ 27€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 69,71€ with price reduction: see above
  • English for real beginners: 112,46€ (+ 27€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 83,66€ with price reduction: see above
  • Online: via bank transfer. 
  • at EPFC: payment by bank card only.

We are located avenue de l'Astronomie, 19 - 1210 Brussels

  • station "Madou" (+/- 2 minutes on foot from EPFC)
    • Metro 2 and 6
    • bus STIB 29, 63, 65, 66, N05
    • bus De Lijn 318, 351, 410
  • station "Quetelet" (+/- 2 minutes on foot from EPFC)
    • bus STIB 61
  • station "Botanique" (+/- 6 minutes on foot from EPFC)
    • tramway STIB 92 ou 93
  • by train: station "Bruxelles - Congrès" (+/- 10 minutes on foot from EPFC) or "Bruxelles - Nord" (+/- 15 minutes on foot from EPFC)

There are very few parking opportunities in the neighbourhood. Moreover, there is a charge for parking in this neighborhood.