DUEF - University Diploma in French Studies

University Diploma awarded by the ILCF and UCLy at the end of a half-year course.

Award process

- You must be enrolled at the ILCF for a half-year intensive programme or a half-year semi-intensive programme.
- You must pass the continuous assessments and participate during classes.
- You must obtain the average score in continuous assessment.
- You must work diligently. If these steps are not completed, only a certificate of education will be awarded.


This University Diploma requires between 208 and 260 hours of course work.
It includes a statement of the level achieved. The levels correspond to those of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages :
  • Introduction: complete beginner
  • A1: Breakthrough
  • A2: Waystage
  • B1: Threshold
  • B2: Vantage
  • C1: Effective Operational Proficiency
  • C2: Mastery