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Thank you for your interest in the EPFC courses.

Next registration session : November 2020
Language courses beginning : the week of 16 November 2020

How to enroll in a language course at EPFC?

  • French courses : test and registration online via an online form and via call-conference for the oral test. 
  • Other languages : test and registration online via an online form

What courses?

Language courses : French, Dutch, English and Spanish.

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

How are the courses organized during the health crisis?

Check this page

Registration sessions for language courses

From Tuesday 10 to Tuesday 17 November (no registration on 11/11)

What documents do you need to bring?

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

  • 24 November 2020 for a 12-hours-a-week course
  • 2 December 2020 for a 6-hours-a-week course 
  • 13 December 2020 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begins in December 2020

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 (ACTIRIS, FOREM, VDAB) or receive social help.

  • If you depend on VDAB, you will provide the certificate « Aanvraag van een vrijstelling van het inschrijvingsgeld in het Volwassenenonderwijs », delivered from :
    • November 2020 for 6-hours-a-week / 12-hours-a-week course.
    • December 2020 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begin in December 2020
  • If you receive social help, you will need to provide a certificate from CPAS / OCMW. The document must be delivered in:
    • November 2020 for 6-hours-a-week / 12-hours-a-week course.
    • December 2020 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begin in December 2020

What does the level test consist of?

  • French : the written skills are tested via a multiple choice online test included in an online form. The oral skills are tested online via call-conference on appointment (the link will be published soon). 
    The link will be activated on 9 November at 14:00 sharp.
  • Other languages : it is a multiple choice online test. Oral skills will be evaluated during the first lesson

What about the timetables?

In November, regarding language courses, we propose : 

    • 12 hours a week (3x4 hours)
      Courses in the morning OR in the afternoon. No evening courses.
      These courses begin the week of Monday 16 November 2020 and end not later than Sunday 31 January 2021.
    • 6 hours a week (2x3 hours)
      Courses in the morning, in the afternoon or in the evening.
      These courses begin the week of Monday 16 November 2020 and end not later than Sunday 25 April 2021.

See timetables.

What are the prices for the language courses in 2020 - 2021?

  • One French, German, Dutch, Spanish or English course (120 hours) from level 01 to level 09 : 110,82 € (+ 27 € for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 82,02 € with price reduction : see above
  • One French, German, Dutch, Spanish or English course (120 hours) level 10 or 11 : 128,82 € (+ 27 € for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 82,02 € with price reduction : see above
  • One Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Portugese, Russian, Japanese, Turkish or Korean course (120 hours) from level 01 to level 09 : 132,14 € (+ 27 € for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 103,34 € with price reduction : see above
  • One conversation course (French or English) : 43,77 € (+ 27 € for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 34,17 € with price reduction : see above
  • One conversation course (Chinese) : 52,65 € (+ 27 € for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 43,05 € with price reduction : see above

How to pay?

French : Never in cash : only cards (Bancontact, Mastercard, Maestro or Visa) are accepted.
Other languages : via bank transfer

Where? (for French courses registration or more information)

In our building located avenue de l'Astronomie, 19 - 1210 Brussels

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

Note : there are very few parking opportunities in the neighbourhood.