CIEF is one of the oldest centers of French language teaching, culture and civilization in France (born in 1901). It is a member of the ADCUEFE-CAMPUS FLE.
This reference center is also resolutely turned towards the introduction of new classes and educational innovations and it works all year round (also offering training and organizing excursions to discover the treasures of the region and France).
Its size (about 800 students each year) allows to build privileged and personalized relationships between the teaching team and the participants in its programs.
The verdant and welcoming Dijon campus promotes linguistic immersion and interculturality. The international student is constantly at the center of all our concerns and we hope that his passage to CIEF is a key step in his reflection as a citizen of an ever more open and cosmopolitan world.
Our region, located in the center and the heart of Europe, is rich in history and a millenary heritage: architecture, art, gastronomy, wines of Burgundy…
Its capital, Dijon metropolis, located at 1h35 by TGV from Paris, has all the assets of a city combining history, modernity and economic dynamism.
Placement tests are held at the beginning of each session. Classes take place on the campus of the University of Burgundy, from Monday to Friday.
The teaching staff, all specialists in French as a foreign language, are present from the day you arrive to look after your orientation.The administrative staff are available to help you with all questions concerning your stay in Dijon, your studies and accommodation.
ASSESSMENT: For all our courses, whatever the length, assessment of students’ progress is organized through regular tests, and final examinations.
CERTIFICATES - DIPLOMAS: A certificate indicating the level followed, the number of tuition hours and course descrip-tion, and a record of attendance is issued at the end of the course. ECTS Credit Allocation.Certain courses lead to specific university or national diplomas.
MEDIA CENTER: Situated in the University’s central administration building, the CIEF’s media center provides specially designed individual study facilities for students who can also obtain advice and guidance from the librarian