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Thank you for your interest in the EPFC courses.

Next registration session : August / September 2020
Language courses beginning : the week of 7 September 2020

How to enroll in a language course at EPFC?

  • French courses : the registration for the French courses is finished. Next registration session in November
  • Other languages : registration still possible for a 6-hours-a-week or a 3-hours-a-week course. Test and registration online, via this online form available until 18 September.

What courses?

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

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

How will the courses that begin in September be organized?

Check this page

Registration sessions for language courses

Until 18 September 2020

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 :

  • 21 September 2020 for a 6-hours-a-week course or a conversation course 
  • 6 October 2020 for a 3-hours-a-week course
  • 24 October 2020 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begins in October 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 :
    • September 2020 for 6-hours-a-week / 12-hours-a-week / 21-hours-a-week course that begins in September 2020.
    • October 2020 for a 3-hours-a-week course and for a 21-hours-a-week course that begins in October 2020.
  • If you receive social help, you will need to provide a certificate from CPAS / OCMW. The document must be delivered in :
    • September 2020 for 6-hours-a-week / 12-hours-a-week / 20-hours-a-week course that begins in September 2020.
    • October 2020 for a 3-hours-a-week course.
    • October 2020 for a 21-hours-a-week course that begins in October 2020.

What does the level test consist of?

French : it is a multiple choice test that takes place at the EPFC, on appointment (the link will be published soon). This test include an oral skills assessment.

Other languages : it is a multiple choice online test. Oral skills will be evaluated during the first lesson

What about the timetables?

In September, regarding language courses, we propose : 

    • 21 hours a week (3x7 hours) - only for French level 02  and English level 03
      Courses in the morning AND in the afternoon, from 9.00 to 15.45. No evening courses.
      These courses begin on Monday 7 September 2020 and end not later than Sunday 18 October 2020.
    • 12 hours a week (3x4 hours)
      Courses in the morning OR in the afternoon. No evening courses.
      These courses begin on Monday 7 September 2020 and end not later than Sunday 15 November 2020.
    • 6 hours a week (2x3 hours)
      Courses in the morning, in the afternoon or in the evening.
      These courses begin on Monday 7 September 2020 and end not later than Sunday 24 January 2020.
    • 3 hours a week (1x3 hours)
      Courses in the afternoon or in the evening.
      These courses begin on Monday 7 September 2020 and end not later than 30 June 2020.

See timetables.

What are the prices ?

  • 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?

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

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.