Most of the courses offered at UMONS are taught in French, although some are offered in English. Therefore, students have to master both written and spoken French in order to attend classes.
In compliance with the legislation, students will have to take a French proficiency test in the following cases:
For admission to all Bachelor degree courses
To register on a teaching-focused Master's degree or for Higher Secondary Teaching Certification (AESS):
The French language proficiency test is intended to verify that students are able to express themselves effectively for work and examination purposes required for their degree programmes, and for any work experience schemes that they will be required to carry out in a secondary education establishment.
The test has two parts:
The French language proficiency test must be taken before the beginning of the first assessment period.
Students may not sit this examination more than two times during the course of an academic year.
The Transcript of Results of this French proficiency test is valid in all Higher Education institutions in the French Community of Belgium.
The exam will take place 3 times at the University of Mons during the academic year 2016-2017:
For the exact schedule of this exam, please click here.
The registration fee for the French Language Proficiency Test is €50, payable by standing order. Students will only be allowed to take the test once they provide proof of payment.
Etudes de premier cycle - Information
Finalité didactique et AESS - Information
Examen de Maîtrise de la langue française - Formulaire d'inscription