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Thank you for your interest in the EPFC courses.

Next registration session : April 2020
Language courses beginning : the week of 4 may 2020

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

22, 23, 24 and 28 April 2020

An appointment for registration sessions is compulsory. The links will be published soon.

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 :

  • 10 May 2020 for a 12-hours-a-week course ;
  • 22 May 2020 for a 20-hours-a-week course.
  • For the computer courses (given in French only), follow this link.

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 20 April 2020 (4 May 2020 for a 20-hours-a-week course).
  • If you receive social help, you will need to provide a certificate from CPAS / OCMW. The document must be delivered in April 2020 (May 2020 for a 20-hours-a-week course).

What does the level test consist of?

It is a multiple choice test.
The whole French test will take place at the EPFC the day of your appointment.
The written part of the English test is an online test. The oral skills assessment take place at the EPFC the day of your appointment.
The Dutch and Spanish tests are online tests. Oral skills will be evaluated during the first lesson.

What about the timetables?

In April, 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 4 May 2020 and end not later than Sunday 28 June 2020.
    • 20-hours-a-week (3 days-a-week, from 9:30 to 16:25)
      Courses in the morning AND in the afternoon. No evening courses.
      These courses begin on Monday 18 May 2020 and end not later than Sunday 28 June 2020.

See timetables.

What are the prices?

French, Dutch, English or Spanish

One language 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 language course (120 hours) from level 10 : 127,21 € (+ 27 € for the first course per person and per school year)
or 80,41 € 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.