How to Apply to Study in Belgium Part 6: Learning French

Study in Wallonia-Brussels is an excellent opportunity to improve your French language skills.

French is spoken by almost 220 million people on five continents. French is also an official language of the United Nations, of NATO, of the European Union or of the International Red Cross.

In order to improve the language skills of foreign students, higher education institutions organise French language courses during the summer holidays or throughout the entire academic year.

The majority of universities have a language centre which organises courses in French as a foreign language.

French conversation groups are also organised by various student associations. Information can be obtained from the enrolment departments of institutions.

When enrolling for a programme of study taught in French or English, you must provide proof of a sufficient knowledge of the French or English language. It may be necessary to pass a language proficiency examination to enrol with certain programmes of study.
Sufficient knowledge = Competent user (for example: IELTS: 6, TOEFL: 60-78, FLE: B1-B2).
All information can be obtained from the enrolment services of the higher education institutions.

 

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