Evening classes

Evening classes

Download the brochure 2023 - 2024 (Word - 899Ko)

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Whom is it for?

Men and women over 18 residing in France.

High School diploma (baccalaureate type) recommended.

What is it for?

To be able to efficiently communicate in speaking and writing for everyday and professional situations.

The program is based on the general framework 2021 (PDF - 624 Ko).

What are the ADVANTAGES?

With the exception of PhD students (“Student status”), enrolling in CILEC French classes allows you to obtain the status of “Continuing Professional Education Intern”. This status is compatible with a request for the training costs to be funded by the employer or Pôle Emploi for salaried employees and job seekers.

And what’s more, our center gives you access, free of charge, to:

  • an activities office regularly organising outings, cultural visits and lots of other fun things to do

When and how much?

Module of 50 class hours (2½ hours per week) from 7th January to 10th June 2025.

Classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Classes are organised by language level groups: 19 students maximum following the 7th January 2025 placement test.


€470 for individual applicants.
€820 if paid by a third party (Pôle Emploi, employer).
Free of charge for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year PhD students of UJM, ENISE or EMSE.

How to enroll?

You're funding your training on an individual basis

Download the individual registration form 2024 - 2025 Autumn semester (Word - 2 044 Ko) and return it, filled in and signed, to cilec @ univ-st-etienne.fr before 13th November 2024.

A test of your level will be done 7th January 2025.

You're requesting funding from your employer or Pôle Emploi

Download the Continuing Education Funding (FC) registration form 2024 - 2025 Autumn semester (Word - 2 028 Ko) and return it, filled in and signed, to cilec @ univ-st-etienne.fr before 13th November 2024.

An online test will be sent to you and an oral interview will be set up.

A quote or agreement will then be sent to your employer or Pôle Emploi.

You are a 1st, 2nd and 3rd year PhD student to Jean Monnet University, ENISE or MINES Saint-Etienne

You should register on the ADUM software on the following dates: from the end of November to 13th December 2024 (indicative date).
For any questions, please contact the doctoral coordination services fadoua.lafdil @ univ-st-etienne.fr (fadoua.lafdil @ univ-st-etienne.fr)

The CILEC reserves the right to cancel a language level group if the number of enrolled participants is insufficient. Due to the health crisis linked to the Covid-19 epidemic, measures planned for in-person teaching sessions may possibly need to be changed into remote sessions, so as to ensure teachers’ and students’ safety.