Department of Languages and Civilizations

Contact details

2 rue du Doyen Gabriel Marty
31042 Toulouse cedex 9

33 (0)5 61 63 / 36 28 or 37 55
Additional contact details
AR 223 and AR 223 bis
(Arsenal building second floor) 


The Languages and Civilizations Department (D.L.C.) organizes language courses
for all the faculties, schools and institutes of the University:

German, English, Spanish, French as a foreign language, Italian.

Besides the complementary language courses included in the University curriculae, the D.LC training portfolio consists in:

  • University diplomas in foreign language communication skills  (DULP), foreign  language  for specific purpose (DULS) and in French as a foreign language (CL-FLE),
  • Preparatory courses to international diplomas (Cambridge, TOEFL, DBE),
  • And the BULATS test (4 languages), organized and taken at UT1.

Students also benefit from free access to teaching aids at the C.R.L (Language Resources Center)


Department Head : Michel Martinez

Secretariat : Isabelle Francoz and Loubna Bernard
Our lecturers : List of the  DLC lecturers

Academic Programs

(French website links)

pictogramme_basiqueUniversity Language Diplomas: English, Spanish, German, French as a foreign language, Catalan

From the Bachelor’s degree 1st year upwards, complementing your university curriculae, the following University Diplomas and Language Certificates are available at the DLC:



Preparatory courses for international examinations in English.

These courses which are open to everybody will prepare you to take various international examinations:



  • Bulats: Under the agreement signed between ESOL Cambridge University and  UT1 Capitole, the BULATS test  is organized and taken on our premises.

Additional informations

The Languages Resources Center (CRL)

The CRL is a multimedia area dedicated to languages. Located on the 1st floor of the Arsenal BU (University Library), it is open Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 8pm as well as on Saturdays (see website).

For further information on French website:

Language Courses: French and Foreign Languages

Organized by the PRES - Pôle de Recherche et d'Enseignement Supérieur (Cluster of Higher Education and Research):

  • French doctoral students and lecturers-researchers can attend courses in the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Swedish, Portuguese, German, Spanish and English

  • Foreign students registered under international mobility schemes, foreign doctoral students and foreign lecturers-researchers can benefit from courses in:

French as a Foreign Language


This test is required from L1 - L2 applicants: non-European students, holders or future holders of diplomas outside the European Union and living abroad or in France.
Please, contact:

T.C.F examination centres in Toulouse: