Day classes: pre-enrolment - DEFLE - French as a Foreign Language

Day classes: pre-enrolment

The  pre enrollment procedure will be open from 18th on March to :

- 23rd on May for new students

- 7th on June for old students



  • Candidates must originally be from a country where French is neither the official nor administrative language.
  • Candidates must hold either a qualification allowing them to register at university, or a secondary school leavers’ qualification.
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.

How to pre-enrol

Please download the pre-enrolment form and complete this form and return it with the required documents :

Pre-enrolment forms can be sent by post to the address given below. Alternatively, fully completed dossiers can be handed in at the reception of the DEFLE department. Please note that we are unable to accept dossiers by email. 

DEFLE - Université Bordeaux Montaigne
Domaine Universitaire

If your dossier is accepted, we will send you confirmation of your pre-enrolment by post. This will enable you to obtain a student visa from the French Embassy or French Consulate in your home country before your departure.

You will be duly registered the day of your administrative registration, when you will receive your certificate of school attendance (compulsory procedure)

Fees and payment


Confirmation of enrolment

Final enrolment will take place at the reception of the DEFLE department, and only once the placement test has been taken. This is in order to comply with regulatory requirements.

 Designated accommodation is available for students of day classes. Further information.