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.

General information on DAEFLE

Find all the information you need on DAEFLE on the website of the Alliance française de Paris Île-de-France.

Calendar of sessions

Course entrance test:  

Session Enrolment Test Results Start of classes with CNED

Next sessions in 2022

Final examination:

Session Enrolment Examination Results
2 before 31st October 2021 Wednesday 8th December 2021 (9am > 4pm) 3rd March 2022


Entrance test: €82

Final examination: €375



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  examens@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: