Preparation for the DAEFLE (Diploma of Aptitude in Teaching French as a Foreign Language) is a distance-learning diploma course aimed at any person wishing to teach French as a Foreign Language. The content of the course is aimed at class practical sessions, documents and application exercises.

The Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe is an examination centre:

  • for the test for entrance course and
  • for the final examination (leading to the award of the DAEFLE, if successful).

This course is the result of a partnership between the Alliance française Paris Ile-de-France and the CNED (National Centre for Distance Learning).

Who is it for?

For any person preparing to teach, or already teaching French to non-French students in France or abroad. The course can be taken wherever you are in the world.


  • For the test for entrance course: to hold a French BAC or a Belgian CESS. Please contact the DAEFLE department at the Alliance française of Paris Ile-de-France for any request for an exemption.
  • For the final examination: declaration of having followed the 6 training modules.

Calendar of sessions

Course entrance test:  

Session Enrolment Test
1 from 7 March to 25 March at midday 4 May
2 from 5 September to 23 September at midday 2 November

Final examination:

Session Enrolment Examination
1 from 25 April to 10 May at midday 15 June
2from 24 October to 10 November at midday 7 December


Entrance test: €120
Final examination: €357


Do not delay, the number of places per session is limited!
To enrol, please contact us by email at the address: examens(at)alliancefr.be and send us:

1- The completed enrolment form

2- A copy of your identity card or your passport

3- A copy of your diploma (prerequisite for the entrance test) or your declaration of having followed the 6 modules (prerequisite for the final examination)

General sales conditions for the DAEFLE

Your enrolment is deemed to be your acceptance of our general sales conditions which we invite you to consult.

For additional information on this course:
CNED website
Alliance française de Paris-Île-de-France website

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