Business French Diploma

Business French

Course aims

Preparation for the DFP B1: Diplôme de Français professionnel (Diploma in Business French), level B1 of the CCIP (Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris)


This Diploma is one of many offered by the CCIP (Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris). Internationally recognised, this course is aimed at non-native speakers of French. The diploma assures that the recipient is competent in communicating in French within a professional context, at a B1 level .

The IEFE is an officially accredited instruction and assessment centre.


Anyone interested in learning French in a professional context can apply, there are no prerequisites of study or training. However, a minimum level of A2 in French is required.

Examination methods

Fees and enrolment

  • 34 hours over 10 weeks
  •  Each week, 2 hours of face-to-face classes on Tuesdays from 5pm to 7pm (or by video) + 1 to 1.5 hours of independent study on the university's Moodle platform..
  • This course can be taken independently of any other diploma.


1 According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages