University certificates


The university certificate is a higher education program which directly opens the doors to the second year of a licence degree at the University of Paris 13 – once the exams have been passed.

This program offered by the CCFS is distinguished by an educational approach adapted to international students. It is based on a combination of language courses, applied linguistics, civilization, French language methodology and specialized courses. This mix of disciplines offers a rich and comprehensive learning experience, preparing students for their future integration into French universities.

Students benefit from individual attention that helps them overcome the specific linguistic and academic challenges they face. This allows them to integrate into French universities in optimal conditions, minimizing potential obstacles.

By participating in this university certificate program, international students have the opportunity to access higher education in France more quickly and efficiently, while benefiting from attentive support and diversified training.


This university certificate, available within the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne opens the way to direct registration in the second year of the History licence degree at the University of Paris 13 (subject to passing the exams and favorable opinion of the jury)

The real strength of this training also lies in the personalized follow-up. Just like the letter certificate, students benefit from individualized support that helps them address the specific academic and linguistic challenges they may face. This allows them to integrate harmoniously into the French university, in optimal conditions, by reducing possible obstacles to a minimum.

By following this university certificate program with the CCFS, international students have the opportunity to shorten their path to higher education in History at the University of Paris 13. They benefit from attentive supervision and varied training, which makes this certification a portal for those wishing to continue their history studies in good conditions.

Business French and luxury

The French Higher Certificate for Business and Luxury is a year of training jointly offered by the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne and Sup de Luxe, a renowned school that has also had a Cartier Chair for 30 years.

This program aims to meet the needs of international students who wish to improve their mastery of French while considering a career in the luxury sector. It includes fundamental courses covering the French language, phonetics, as well as specialized courses focused on business French.

The combination of two prestigious institutions, the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne and Sup de Luxe, offers an exceptional learning experience. It combines solid language training with in-depth expertise in the luxury field, thus preparing students for their future careers.

Thanks to this course offered by the CCFS, international students are better prepared to engage in this demanding and constantly evolving field, where mastery of French is an essential asset for professional success.

Le secrétariat sera exceptionnellement fermé le mercredi 17 janvier.

The secretariat will be exceptionally closed on Wednesday, January 17th. 

Information sur la session de printemps 2024

L’inscription à la session de printemps (rentrée du 5 février 2024) est encore possible jusqu’au 2 février, sous réserve de places disponibles.

Les étudiants souhaitant s’inscrire sont invités à se rendre directement au bureau des admissions de l’institution, ouvert du lundi au vendredi de 9h30 à 16h30.
Ils doivent s’assurer de disposer d’un visa valide.

L’inscription en ligne pour cette session n’est plus possible sur ce site.

Information regarding the 2024 spring session

Registration for the spring session (starting on February 5, 2024) is still possible until February 2, subject to availability.

Students wishing to register are invited to go directly to the institution’s admission office, open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4.30pm.
They must ensure they have a valid visa.

Online registration for this session is no longer available on this website.

Dates des prochains examens TCF

Les prochaines sessions d’examen TCF auront lieu dans les locaux de l’institution aux dates suivantes :

Le 30 janvier et le 27 février :

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Le 31 janvier et le 28 février :