Grenoble INP provides French language courses for foreign students throughout the year; these courses are dispensed by CUEF Grenoble.
Smile, you're in France! Learn enough French to make yourself understood, understand what your professors are saying, and take exams.
If you are enrolling for a course taught in French, we strongly recommend that you aim to complete at least a B1 level CECR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in French (see the Language Skills Self-Assessment Grid).
3 sessions per year
One week of intensive French course from September 3 to 7, 2018
Improve your understanding, oral and written skills
Understand and produce different types of oral and written expressions (conversational and / or specialised French)
Become familiar with French academic and social environments (context and methodologies)
French levels A1 to C1 of the CECR (Common European Framework of Reference)
Who can enrol? French courses are intended for foreign students enrolled at Grenoble INP: exchange students, dual degree, international programs, or any student for whom French courses are mandatory, in accordance to the schedule offered by your Grenoble INP school. Attendance to all lessons is mandatory. How to register? For registration, contact the international office of your school.
mandatory online assessment of your proficiency
In July 2018, you will receive an email from your school's international office advising you of the steps to take your online registration and online assessment.
3 days before the start of your classes, the CUEF will send you all the necessary information (room, hour, group/level).You will also find them on this website.
Deadlines to take the online assessment:
for the intensive week course, September: August 26, 2018
for 1st semester: September 20, 2018
for 2nd semester: January 31, 2019
Please note that this test is not an exam, and is solely designed to help us determine your French language proficiency.
In addition, student unions organise events to welcome foreign students and learn more about Grenoble and French higher education system. For more information, see: