SELFEE-Sorbonne French Language Certification:
B2 and C1 Level Preparation Courses

SELFEE-Sorbonne French Language Certification: B2 and C1 level on campus/on line
preparation courses in 2023-2022. The courses are offered both on campus and on line by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. They are designed to prepare students for the B2 and C1 levels of SELFEE Sorbonne Université certification. These courses will allow students to improve their linguistic skills and discover the French literature
and culture.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who can enroll?
A. To be eligible for B2 certficate, applicants must have a B1+ level in French language
To be eligible for C1 certficate, applicants must have a B2 level in French language

Q. What happens once the course is completed?
A. After finishing the course, students are required to take the B2 SELFEE exam which tests all language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking and covers the use of grammar and spelling.

C1 SELFEE-Sorbonne Université is an advanced level qualification. It proves that candidates can use written and spoken French for study and work purposes, can express ideas fluently and spontaneously and can recognise implicite messages. The C1 SELFEE exam focuses on different skills such as writing, listening, speaking as well as a presentation and analysis of literary works.

Q. What are the benefits of the certification?
A. SELFEE - Sorbonne certifications are internationally recognized and offer students employment, further studies and travel opportunities

Q. What is the validity of certification?
A. SELFEE certifications are valid for life and do not expire

Q. What is the course duration?
A. 39 hours

Q. How much does the course cost?
A. B2 - Tuition fees is 5,750 AED (including exam registration fees)

C1 - Tuition fees is 5,950 AED (including exam registration fees)

These certifications have been introduced since 1959 by the French Ministry of National Education and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities in Paris for the test management and deliverance and are intended to validate students’ level of French language as a foreign language. SELFEE certifications are valid for life and do not expire.

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  • On-campus student accommodation
  • Industry links and career support


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