The DEFLE is a department of Bordeaux Montaigne University in Bordeaux specialised in teaching French to non French-speaking students.
The courses on offer and teaching methods used are closely linked to research in language didactics conducted at the university.
The DEFLE encourages dialogue and exchange between Frenchspeaking cultures and specialisesin inter-cultural education. The DEFLE offers an ideally located working environment in the suburbs of Bordeaux, a city listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
The region’s world famous vineyards lie close by, as do the Atlantic coastline, Pyrenees Mountains and
Spain beyond. Each year the DEFLE plays host to approximately 1 000 students of varying nationalities on the university campus in Talence, Pessac and Gradignan, from students at theonset of their university education to experienced post-graduates.
All students benefit from our personalised mentoring scheme to help them through the registration process, accompanying and supporting them during their time with us.
Training for a University Diploma qualification corresponding to CECR levels A1 to C2.
Fees: 900 €
Non-diploma courses. A transcript of grades achieved is delivered at the end of the course.
Fees: 250 €
4-week intensive courses: 20 hours of lessons per week during July.
Students are divided into groups according to level of competence and teaching includes lessons in French language (4 skills) and French culture (literature, civilisation, music, etc.). A programme of cultural, sporting and recreational activities is also provided.
Fees : 650€
1 year course (approximately 220 hours) to prepare the DAEFLE university diploma in teaching French as a foreign language.
Fees: 1200 €