Cookie usage policy

The website of the University Carlos III of Madrid use its own cookies and third-party cookies to improve our services by analyzing their browsing habits. By continuing navigation, we understand that it accepts our cookie policy. "Usage rules"

Face-To-Face Semester Courses

Request information

signo de interrogación
Cursos cuatrimestrales presenciales. Tus clases de idiomas de siempre


All levels and sub-levels from A1 to C1 are offered, provided there are enough students enrolled in the level. Interested students who have previous knowledge of the language will take a level test to determine which course can join.


Duration: 40 hours

One class per week, 4 hours each class.

Continuous assessment.


Monday: from February 19 to May 6, 2024

Tuesday: from February 20 to May 7, 2024

Wednesday: from February 21 to May 8, 2024

This is the course

The face-to-face courses offered by the Centro de Idiomas in partnership with the Institut Français have a communicative focus and work on all of the language competences, oral as well as written.

All the teaching hours given by a teacher ensure interaction with the teacher and with classmates.

The Institut Français offers general French courses and preparation for official exams every year.



  • Students and UC3M community:​ 380 €
  • Outside the UC3M: 380 €


5% discount for students enrolled in the previous semester courses.

Sabes más de lo que crees


On the Getafe, Leganés and Colmenarejo campuses:

  • Monday: 15:30 - 19:30
  • Tuesday: 10:00 - 14:00
  • Tuesday: 15:30 - 19:30
  • Wednesday: 10:00 - 14:00
  • Wednesday: 15:30 - 19:30


The Language Centre in partnership with the Institut Français offers face-to-face semester French courses on different campuses of the UC3M. More information: Click here

Registration period for the second semester 2023/2024: from January 08 to February 08, 2024


Level test:

Mandatory if you are a new non-beginner student or if you have been with the Institut français for more than 6 months since your last course.

If you indicate in the place application that you need a level test, a teacher will call you to take this test by phone. Duration of it: about 15 minutes.

  • Objectives
    • Engage in comprehensive work in all communicative competences, oral as well as written.
    • Acquire the tools necessary to improve oral fluency appropriate to the level.
    • Improve and broaden the student’s lexical range.
    • Work towards attaining grammatical accuracy.
  • Attendance


    A student may only be absent for up to 20% of the course (8 hours) for any reason.

    A student who fails to meet the attendance requirement for any reason will be allowed to take the final examination but will not receive credit.