Thank you for your interest in EPFC courses.

Next registration session: Mid-August / September 2022
First distribution of appointments: 19 August 2022
Language courses beginning: the week of 12 September 2022

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

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

Two level tests are required before any registration in French: a written test (maximum 45 minutes) followed by an oral test. Both take place at the EPFC, on appointment*. 

* A first distribution of appointments will take place on Friday 19 August at 14:00 for appointments from 22 August 2022 to 25 August. 
The following distributions will take place at 14:00 on 25/08, 30/08, 02/09, 07/09, 12/09, 15/09 and 20/09.

Registration will take place on the day of the test, at the EPFC.

Two level tests are required before any registration in English: a written test (maximum 45 minutes) followed by an oral test. Both take place at the EPFC, on appointment*. 

* A first distribution of appointments will take place on Friday 19 August at 11:00 for appointments from 22 August 2022 to 25 August. 
The following distributions will take place at 11:00 on 25/08, 30/08, 02/09, 07/09, 12/09, 15/09 and 20/09.

Registration will take place on the day of the test, at the EPFC.

A level assessment test is required before any language registration. This test take place at EPFC, on appointment*. 

* A first distribution of appointments will take place on Friday 19 August at 09:00 for appointments from 22 August 2022 to 25 August. 
The following distributions will take place at 09:00 on 25/08, 30/08, 02/09, 07/09, 12/09, 15/09 and 20/09.

Oral skills will be tested by the teacher at the first class.

Your residence permit (passport + student visa are not sufficient to enroll).
This document must be valid at least until:

  • 19 September 2022 for a 12-hours-a-week course 
  • 27 September 2022 for a 6-hours-a-week course 
  • 10 October 2022 for a 3-hours-a-week course

If you are an EU citizen, your national identity card or passport is enough.

A price reduction will be granted to persons who are fully unemployed and registered with ACTIRIS, FOREM, VDAB or receive social benefit.

  • If you are registered with ACTIRIS, FOREM or VDAB, a price reduction will be granted after verification and confirmation of your status on 1st/10 of the course. The refund will be automatic.
    To obtain this discount if you are registered with VDAB, you must provide the proof of registration* and attach it to a request for reimbursement. This proof must have been issued :
    • from 19 September 2022 for the 12h/week-courses and conversation courses.
    • from 27 September 2022 for the 6h/week-courses and alphabetisation courses.
    • from 10 October 2022 for the 3h/week-courses.
  • If you receive social benefit you must provide the proof of registration*. This document must have been issued :
    • from mid-August 2022 for the 6h/week, 12h/week courses and conversation courses.
    • from September 2022 for the 3h/week courses.

* The document for the VDAB is downloadable from the VDAB personal space "Mijn Loopbaan" by clicking on the tab "Bekijk je inschrijvingsbewijs" - consult your proof/certificate of registration). This document must state that you are "werkloos".

  • French: the written skills are tested via a multiple-choice test. At the end of this test, you will take the oral skills test. Those tests take place at EPFC, on appointment.
  • English: the written skills are tested via a multiple-choice test. At the end of this test, you will take the oral skills test. Those tests take place at EPFC, on appointment.
  • Other languages: it is a multiple-choice test that takes place at EPFC, on appointment. Oral skills will be evaluated during the first lesson.

In September, regarding language courses, we propose: 

  • 3 hours a week (1x3 hours)
    Courses in the afternoon OR in the evening.
    These courses begin the week of Monday 12 September 2022 and end not later than Friday 30 June 2023.
  • 6 hours a week (2x3 hours)
    Courses in the morning OR in the afternoon OR in the evening.
    These courses begin the week of Monday 12 September 2022 and end not later than Sunday 5 February 2023.
  • 12 hours a week (3x4 hours)
    Courses in the morning OR in the afternoon. No evening courses.
    These courses begin the week of Monday 12 September 2022 and end not later than Sunday 20 November 2022.

See timetables

  • One French, German, Dutch, Spanish or English course (120 hours) from level 01 to level 09, English for real beginners: 121,39€ (+ 29€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 90,19€ with price reduction: see above
  • One French, German, Dutch, Spanish or English course (120 hours) level 10 or 11: 140,59€ (+ 29€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 90,19€ with price reduction: see above
  • One Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Turkish or Korean course (120 hours) from level 01 to level 09: 144,84€ (+ 29€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 113,64€ with price reduction: see above
  • One conversation course (French, English, Spanish) or English through stories (40 hours): 47,97€ (+ 29€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 37,57€ with price reduction: see above
  • One French conversation course (80 hours), Fun English: 95,95€ (+ 29€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 75,15€ with price reduction: see above
  • One French conversation course (advanced level) (60 hours), Business English or English conversation course (advanced level): 71,96€ (+ 29€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 56,36€ with price reduction: see above
  • One French conversation course (advanced level) (120 hours): 143,92€ (+ 29€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 112,72€ with price reduction: see above
  • One conversation course (Arabic, Portuguese, Chinese): 57,74€ (+ 29€ for the first course per person and per school year)
    or 47,34€ with price reduction: see above

Payment by bank card only.

We are located avenue de l'Astronomie, 19 - 1210 Brussels

  • station "Madou" (+/- 2 minutes on foot from EPFC)
    • Metro 2 and 6
    • bus STIB 29, 63, 65, 66, N05
    • bus De Lijn 318, 351, 410
  • station "Quetelet" (+/- 2 minutes on foot from EPFC)
    • bus STIB 61
  • station "Botanique" (+/- 6 minutes on foot from EPFC)
    • tramway STIB 92 ou 93
  • by train: station "Bruxelles - Congrès" (+/- 10 minutes on foot from EPFC) or "Bruxelles - Nord" (+/- 15 minutes on foot from EPFC)

There are very few parking opportunities in the neighbourhood. Moreover, there is a charge for parking in this neighborhood.