|Question 1: What is the average age of the students|
|The average age is 25 years. The minimum age requirement is 16 years. A parental waiver is obligatory for students between 16 and 18 years of age.|
|Question 2: What are the nationalities represented?|
|The Alliance Française de Rouen has approximately 600 students each year originating from 70 different countries. The principal nations representing more than 75% of the students are: Japan, China, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, United States of America, Brazil, Guatemala, Australia, Vietnam, Great Britain, Mexico, Poland, and Thailand.|
|Question 3: How many students are there in a class? |
|8 to 15 students are registered per class, and on average, the classes have 9 students.|
|Question 4: What teaching methods are used? |
|Latitudes (Editions Didier) is the method most used. The teachers also have access to all types of supporting aides (audio, video...)|
|Question 5: I want to sit a French exam. Will the Alliance Française de Rouen be able to assist?|
|The Alliance Française de Rouen is a training and exam centre for DELF, DALF, DAEFLE and TCF.|
|Question 6: Must I pay exam fees in advance?|
|Yes, registration fees must be paid one month before the date of the exams.|
|Question 7: What are the days and opening hours for registration?|
|The registration service is open all year, from 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays in France.|
|Question 8: Do I have to complete a pre-registration? |
|It is not compulsory, except in the event of requesting accommodation. If you don’t need a visa, you can simply register and pay the tuition directly to the school no later than the Friday for a class commencing the following Monday.|
|Question 9: How must I pay the pre-registration fees? |
|You can pay:|
Online, on our internet site, with your bank card,
By bank cheque drawn up in euros and accompanied by the registration application form,
By bank transfer (you must send to us, by fax or by mail a copy of the transfer order with the registration application form),
On receipt, we will send you a receipt for your payment and pre-registration certificate.
Attention: Bank fees are always the student’s responsibility.
|Question 10: Do I need a visa de séjour in France?|
|You are a citizen of a country in the European Union or the Espace économique européen or Switzerland. You do not need a visa.|
You are a citizen of country that does not require a tourist visa. You can come to study in France without a visa for a period of less than or equal to 3 months.
In all other cases, you must obtain a visa before leaving your country.
|Question 11: I hope to come to France as an au pair. Can the Alliance Française offer me a course?|
|We offer courses adapted to the needs of au pairs. Contact us for more information.|
|Question 12: I am a salaried worker in France. Can the cost of the tuition be covered in accordance with Formation Professionnelle Entreprise (F.P.E.) ?|
|The cost of tuition for people who reside in France and perform a salaried activity may be covered by their employer in accordance with professional training subject to a prior agreement between the employer and the Alliance Française.|