Department of Languages and Culture

Contact details

2 rue du Doyen Gabriel Marty
31042 Toulouse cedex 9

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:

  • Preparatory courses to international diplomas (Cambridge, TOEFL, DBE),
  • And the BULATS test (4 languages), organized and taken at UT Capitole.

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


Department Head : Madhura Joshi
Administrative and technical team : Sylvie Petit, Béatrice Battut, Brigitte Richeux, Jean Gillot
Teaching manager : Mickael Harlow

Academic Programs

Additional information

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: Centre de Ressources en langues

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

T.C.F. DAP :

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 :