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Thank you for your interest in the EPFC courses.

Next registration session : from 11 January to 31 January 2021
Language courses beginning : the week of 1 February 2021

What courses?

Language courses : Arabic, German, French, Dutch, English, Italian, Japonese, Korean, Russian and Spanish.

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

How to enroll in a language course at EPFC? 

French courses

Two placement tests are required before any registration in French. These tests must be taken in the following order :

  1. Online written test
  2. Oral test by videoconference by appointment* (the appointment booking link will be active from 07/01 at 9:00 to 01/02 at 23:59). Make sure you have taken the written test before making an appointment for the oral test.

After the oral test, you will receive an email with a link to an application form* which you will need to complete so that we can proceed with your remote registration.

English courses

Two placement tests are required before any registration in English. These tests must be taken in the following order :

  1. Online written test
  2. Oral test by videoconference by appointment* (the appointment booking link will be active from 07/01 at 9:00 to 01/02 at 23:59). Make sure you have taken the written test before making an appointment for the oral test.

After the oral test, you will receive an email with a link to an application form* which you will need to complete so that we can proceed with your remote registration.

Other language courses

  1. Online written test
  2. Remote registration via this online form* which will be active from 11 January at 9:00 to 01/02 at 23:59.
For these three types of registration :
*An appointment or a completed form does not constitute a promise of registration.
Enrolment requests are processed in the order in which they are received and will only be accepted if there is still room in the course(s) chosen.
Once the form has been completed, you will be contacted by e-mail to finalise payment of the enrolment fee, or by telephone if we encounter any problems with your enrolment request.

 How are the courses organized during the health crisis?

Check this page

 

What documents do you need to register?

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

  • 9 February 2021 for a 12-hours-a-week course
  • 16 February 2021 for a 6-hours-a-week course 
  • 6 Fabruary 2021 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begins in February 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 (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 :
    • January/February 2021 for 6-hours-a-week / 12-hours-a-week course / 21-hours-a-week course.
    • March 2021 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begin in March 2021
  • If you receive social help, you will need to provide a certificate from CPAS / OCMW. The document must be delivered in:
    • January/February 2021 for 6-hours-a-week / 12-hours-a-week course / 21-hours-a-week course.
    • March 2021 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begin in March 2021.

What does the level test consist of?

  • French and English : the written skills are tested via a multiple choice online test. The oral skills are tested online via call-conference on appointment (the link will be published soon). 
    The link will be activated from 7 January at 9:00 to 1 February at 23h59).
  • Other languages : it is a multiple choice online test. Oral skills will be evaluated during the first lesson

What about the timetables?

In February, regarding language courses, we propose : 

    • 21 hours a week (3x7 hours)
      Courses in the morning AND in the afternoon. No evening courses.
      These courses begin the week of Monday 1 February 2021 and end not later than Sunday 21 March 2021.
    • 12 hours a week (3x4 hours)
      Courses in the morning OR in the afternoon. No evening courses.
      These courses begin the week of Monday 1 February 2021 and end not later than Sunday 25 April 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 1 February 2021 and end not later than Sunday 27 June 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, English, Spanish or Dutch) : 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?

Via bank transfer

Where? (for more information)

Our building is 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)

During this complicated period, please give priority to enquiries by phone 02 / 777 10 10 or e-mail info@epfc.eu 

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