Semestrial Courses registration

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Registration for Semestrial Courses

Registration for Semestrial Courses 2021-2022 semester 2 (january-may) will be are open : registration.

New: It is now possible to register for a full calendar year at CIREFE starting in January (January 2022 – December 2022).
Please note: In case of a price increase for the beginning of the school year in September, you may be asked to pay an additional registration fee.

In all cases, the CVEC must be paid again in August following the change of academic year.

*Registration for the year is only possible if you pre-register for the summer programs, which requires a non-refundable deposit of 90€ per program (even in case of VISA refusal), or 180€. You will have to send us a request by email after you have received your admission letter for the January 2022 semester.

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, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, United States, 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 2020-2021 :
• Semester 1: online if no french language certificate
• Semester 2: online if no french language certificate

Required documents :

  • Certified diplomas translated by a sworn translator 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 university), accompanied by the original,
  • One ID pictures.

Registration fees  :

To be paid online during the registration process.

Fees for 2021-2022 :
Year (semester 1 + semester 2): 1920 €
Semester (semester 1 or semester 2): 960 €
CVEC: 92€ (as per 2020-2021, price may vary)

Refund Policy

-In case of cancellation before 30th of november 2021,  50€ of application fee will be kept.
-In case of cancellation after the 30th of november 2021, expenses will be refunded on presentation of the “visa refusal notification” from the ambassy or proof of registration in a higher education course, 50€ of application fee will be kept. 50% expenses refund in other cases.
-In case of cancellation after the beginning of classes, partial repayment possible on CIREFE directorate decision. Student shall present a supporting document justying his/her demand.
No refund demands are to be examined past the end of the second week of classes.
To ask for a refund : please send an email to with supporting documents if applicable.