Register at CIREFE

Registration for Semestrial Courses

Registrations open on october 20th, 6.00pm and for the first 200 registrations only. Register right now.

A Certificate of admission is to be downloaded and printed during your online registration and after payment (refundable if visa refusal). This document will allow you to obtain a student visa at the French Embassy in your country.

In addition to their registration for admission, unless they are already in France, candidates from the countries below must apply to Espace Campus France through an online process:

Algeria – Argentina – Benin – Brazil – Cameroon – Canada – Chile – China – Colombia – Republic of Congo – Ivory Coast – United States – Gabon – India – Iran – Mauritius – Mexico – Russia – Senegal – Taiwan – Tunisia – Turkey – Vietnam

For more information, please visit  :

French Consulates will not issue student visas to candidates who have not completed this process.

Registrations will close when there are no more available slots.

Mandatory tests

The tests will allow us to assign you to a class corresponding to your french level.

Tests dates 2019-2020 :
• Semester 1: online if no french language certificate
• Semester 2: online if no french language certificate

Required documents :

  • Two ID pictures
  • Certified translated diplomas attesting that you meet the conditions required to enter university in your home country.(the equivalent of the French baccalauréat and for countries like Japan, the certificate of admission to the university), accompanied by the original.

Registration fees  :

To be paid online during the registration process.

Year (semester 1 + semester 2): 1600 €
Semester (semester 1 or semester 2): 800 €
University fees (1 schoolyear): 170€ (as per 2018-2019, price may vary)
CVEC: 91 €

Registration to Language Support Courses


  • Registration only online for the students who register for the first time and are not in an exchange program : 26th of august to 9th of septembre 12pm.
    Registration link :
    If your inscription is done by your institution, contact them first.
  • Registration at the CIREFE reception office for the students who are already registered at CIREFE

Registrations are based on available places

Any arrival after the language test may jeopardize your registration.

Attention: for Rennes 1 exchange students, registration must be validated by Rennes 1 program manager, before registering at CIREFE.

Mandatory linguistic test

They will help us define the most fitted level for you. It is mandatory for everybody including beginners.

Dates :

  • Semester 1 : thursday 5th of september, 6pm, Hall of building L, Villejean Campus or thursday 10th of september, 6pm, Hall of building L, Villejean Campus.
  • Semester 2 : tuesday 14th of january, Hall of building L, Villejean Campus.

Attention : you do not need to be tested if you present us an official certification in french language : DELF, DALF, TCF, TEF, DUEF.


For exchange students from partners of CIREFE and members of the European University of Brittany (Rennes 2, Rennes 1, Agrocampus-Rennes, INSA, …): one semester might be paid by the partner institution. Please ask them about his.

For students enrolled out of exchange programs:

  • Students from outside institutions : 300€ per semester
  • Students from partner institutions: 180 per semester
  • Rennes 2 students: 150€ per semester. Rennes 2 Master 1 students, the written course (semester 1) and the oral course (semester 2) can be chosen as a language (i.e. 44 hours a year).
  • Non students: 300 €