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 Results Start of classes with CNED
1 1 > 24 February 2017 10 > 20 April 2017 3 May July 2017
2 20 March > 7 April 2017 24 May > 2 June 2017 12 June
7 > 31 August 2017 13 > 23 October 2017 3 November January 2018
25 September > 13 October 2017 29 November > 7 December 2017 18 December

Final examination:

Session Enrolment Examination Results
1 24 April > 12 May 2017 14 June 2017 (9am > 5pm) 15 September 2017
223 October > 10 November 2017 13 December 2017 (9am > 5pm) 5 March 2018


Entrance test:

  • €82 if you take the test from home
  • €92 if you take the test at the Alliance Française

Final examination: €364



Option 1 | Enrol online

You can enrol through our online enrolment platform as soon as the enrolment period starts.


Option 2 | Enrol by email

Please contact us by email at the address: examens(at)alliancefr.be and send us the completed enrolment form:

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.

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