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Thank you for your interest in the EPFC courses.

Next registration session : November 2019
Language courses beginning : the week of 18 November 2019

How to enroll in a language course at EPFC?

  1. Make an appointment online (see below)
  2. On the day of the appointment, go to the registration building. Bring your ID card, as well as a pen and a payment card (Bancontact, Mastercard, Maestro or Visa). 
  3. If you have some knowledge (even basic) in the language you want to study, you have to take the level test. The level 1 is meant for people with no knowledge in the language they want to study.

What courses?

Language courses : French, Dutch, English and Spanish.

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

Registration sessions for language courses

From 12 to 19 November (except on the 18/11)

An appointment for registration sessions is compulsory.You can make your appointment online from this page on 8 November, 13 November and 15 November

The links will be activated on 8 November at...

If you want to register for an English / Dutch / Spanish course and a French course, first take the English test online, then make your appointment with the link "for a French course".
If you want to register for a Dutch / Spanish course and an English course, first take the tests online, then make your appointment with the link "for an English course". 
Click on the images below to know which link you must use

I want to register for a French course  I want to register for an English course  I want to register for another language 
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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 :

  • 26 November 2019 for a 12-hours-a-week course 
  • 15 December 2019 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begins in December 2019
  • 4 December 2019 for a 6-hours-a-week course or a conversation course 

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 2019 for 6-hours-a-week / 12-hours-a-week
    • December 2019 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begins in December 2019.
  • If you receive social help, you will need to provide a certificate from CPAS / OCMW. The document must be delivered in :
    • November 2019 for 6-hours-a-week / 12-hours-a-week.
    • December 2019 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begins in December 2019.

What does the level test consist of?

It is a multiple choice test. You can take two tests consecutively : each test (maximum 45 minutes' duration) will be corrected immediately and followed by the registration. 

Only the French and English level tests include an oral skills assessment. For the other languages, 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 on Monday 18 November 2019 and end not later than Sunday 2 February 2020.
    • 6 hours a week (2x3 hours)
      Courses in the morning, in the afternoon or in the evening.
      These courses begin on Monday 18 November 2019 and end not later than Sunday 26 April 2020.
    • 21 hours a week (3x7 hours) - only for French 04 and English 05
      Courses in the morning AND in the afternoon, from 9.30 to 16.15. No evening courses.
      These courses begin on Monday 9 December 2019 and end not later than Sunday 2 February 2020.

See timetables.

What are the prices ?

  • One French, Dutch, Spanish or English course (120 hours) from level 01 to level 09 : 108,01 € (+ 27 € for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 80,41 € with price reduction : see above
  • One conversation course (Dutch, French, Spanish or English) : 42,70 € (+ 27 € for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 33,50 € with price reduction : see above

How to pay?

Never in cash : only cards (Bancontact, Mastercard, Maestro or Visa) are accepted.

Where? (for 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.