Students with regular attendance during at least one session of the French courses can enroll for an exam to obtain a Diplôme de langue (Language degree).

If they pass, they will obtain a Diplôme de langue  confirming their level of French: A2, B1, B2 or C1.

If students pass the Cerfiticat de Français (advanced B2 or C1), they do not need to take the French admission test for the University of Geneva (Note: the Faculty of Humanities requires an extra exam).


French courses exam dates for 2021:

- Friday 13 August 2021 (written)

- Monday 16 August 2021 (oral)


Exam fees CHF 100.- are not refunded in case of failure.

For the students of the CPU course (University preparation course) the Certificat de français is included in the tuition fees.

More information will be provided during each session and students can enroll for the diploma at the Summer courses secretariat as soon as courses start.

Examination rules and regulations : click here