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Day classes: placement test

The placement test takes place approximately one week before the start of teaching, in order to place students in groups according to their level.

There are two placement tests, one for each semester. One test takes place in September, the other in January.

On the day of test, students must bring their invitation letter and proof of identity. Students may not take the placement test without these two documents.

Placement test organisation: September 2017

The test for the first semester of the academic year 2017-2018 will take place on Monday 11th September 2017 and will last all morning.

Placement test week: procedure

Monday 11th September 2017
  • Student welcome: Monday 11th September 2017, at 8:30am in the DEFLE department entrance hall.


  • During the morning, from 9am to 12pm, three written examinations will take place: reading comprehension (35 minutes), oral comprehension (40 minutes), and written composition (40 minutes).
Thursday 14th September 2017
  • The results of the placement test will be displayed in the entrance hall of the DEFLE department on Thursday 14th September 2017, from 3:30pm, or will be available on the DEFLE department’s website. Students will also find out the time and room oftheir group’s meeting, which will take place on Friday 15th September 2017.
Friday 15th September 2017
  • There will be a COMPULSORY meeting on Friday 15th September 2017, along with the teachers who are in charge of each level. The meeting time and room will be displayed from 3:30pm on Thursday 14th September. Timetables will be distributed at this meeting, and classes will start on Monday 18th September 2017.

 Heads of Placement Test: Gabriela Maria Dascalakis Labreze (maria-gabriela.dascalakis @ Daniel Prince (daniel.prince @