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 > 23 February 2018 10 > 20 April 2018 4 May July 2018
2 19 March > 6 April 2018 22 May > 31 May 2018 12 June
3 6 > 31 August 2018 16 > 24 October 2018 5 November January 2019
4 24 September > 12 October 2018 29 November > 7 December 2018 18 December

Final examination:

Session Enrolment Examination Results
1 23 April > 11 May 2018 19 June 2018 (9am > 5pm) 14 September 2018
222 October > 7 November 2018 5 December 2018 (9am > 5pm) 4 March 2019


Entrance test: €82

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: