Full-time courses

Courses at the CFLE of Poitiers are organized in 7 levels corresponding to those as defined by the Council of Europe European framework of reference for languages, p. 22, 23, 24.

According to the levels, each course represents between 220 and 250 hours of teaching : 18 to 20 hours a week during 13 weeks.

These diplomas are recognized by the Association des Directeurs de Centres Universitaires d’Études Françaises pour Etrangers (ADCUEFE). From the DUEF B2, you can register in a french university, only under certain conditions.

Niveau 1 Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises A1 (DUEF A1)
Niveau 2 Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises A2 (DUEF A2)
Niveau 3-seuil Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises B1 1ère partie (DUEF B1 1ère partie)
Niveau 4-seuil Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises B1 2ème partie (DUEF B1 2ème partie)
Niveau 5 Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises B2 (DUEF B2)
Niveau 6 Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises C1 (DUEF C1)
Niveau 7 Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises C2 (DUEF C2)

Cost : included in the cost of one semester registration

Level 1

  • A1 – Breakthrough
    • Diploma : Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises A1 (DUEF A1)

If you need more information, please download the program about level 1 15-16

Level 2

  • A2 – Waystage
    • Requirements : test or DUEF A1
    • Diploma : Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises A2 (DUEF A2)

If you need more information, please download the program about level 2 15-16

Level 3

  • B1: part 1 – Threshold
    • Requirements : test or DUEF A2
    • Diploma : Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises B1 1ère partie (DUEF B1 1ère partie)

If you need more information, please download the program about level 3 15-16

Level 4

  • B1: part 2 – Threshold
    • Requirements : Test or DUEF B1 1ère partie
    • Diploma : Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises B1 2ème partie (DUEF B1 2ème partie) (common to all the centres members of the ADCUEFE)

If you need more information, please download the program about level 4 15-16

Level 5

  • B2 – Vantage
    • Requirements : Test or DUEF B1 2ème partie
    • Diploma : Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises B2 (DUEF B2) (common to all the centres members of the ADCUEFE)

If you need more information, please download the program about level 5 15-16

  • C1 – Effective operational proficiency
    • Requirements : Test or DUEF B2
    • Diploma : Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises C1 (DUEF C1) (common to all the centres members of the ADCUEFE)
  • A DUEF C1 from the CFLE of Poitiers gives access to the University of Poitiers (first year). However the preliminary regisration remains compulsory.

If you need more information, please download the program about level 6 7 15-16

Level 7

  • C2 – Mastery
    • Requirements : Test or DUEF C1
    • Diploma : Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises C2 (DUEF C2) (common to all the centres members of the ADCUEFE)

If you need more information, please download the program about level 6 7 15-16