La langue française? Mais oui! Do you love the French language and French culture and are you excited about education? Do you enjoy working with teens and young adults? HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht's Teacher Education in French programme is just for you! You will learn how to deliver your knowledge and enthusiasm to your students using the latest methods.

Teacher Education in French is a four-year programme in an international setting that joins our successful international Language Education programmes for English and German, as well as Spanish. You will be taught in English and French by our experienced lecturers and get to enjoy Utrecht's vibrant student life. You will have frequent and intensive contact with France, spending time there from your 1st year onwards. Internships at Dutch schools are also a vital and highly educational part of the programme.

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During the programme

Learn to teach French

You will be prepared for a successful career in education. You'll learn about teaching methodology, literature and culture of the French-speaking countries. And you’ll study pedagogics.

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After your graduation

Help your students to learn French

As the teaching population is aging, there are many opportunities for language teachers in Dutch secondary school, in vocational education or at a language school.

Admission Requirements Teacher Education in French

Applying after secondary school or MBO?

If you want to start with the Teacher Education in French degree programme, you need to have a secondary school diploma at a sufficient level and English proficiency of at least CEFR level B1. You also need to command French at CEFR level B1 (Listening and Reading) and A2 (Speaking and Writing). A language test is part of the admission process. Of course, love for French and teaching is a must!

Applying without a diploma?

Are you 21 years or older and you don't have a (sufficient) diploma? Then you'll need to take an admission test.

Does this programme suit you?

  • Sociable

    You enjoy being surrounded by others, have an affinity with young people and possess great communicative and social skills.

  • Interested in all things French

    You are passionate about French language and culture. You enjoy reading and writing and are curious about other cultures.

  • Creative

    In your spare time, you like to engage in creative writing, music, theatre, plays, scouting and developing games.

Robbert Couwenberg | Teacher Education in French programme | HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

"Teaching becomes second nature very soon!"

Robbert Couwenberg (23) First year student
Hajar Labhar

"At HU, the teachers are highly respectful, interested, competent, experienced, modest and ready to help whenever and wherever you need them."

Hajar Labhar (19) First year student

Useful to know

Application Deadline 1 May
Start moment September
Location Padualaan 97 Utrecht
Programme level Bachelor of Education (BEd)
Numerus fixus No
Croho-name B Teacher Education in French
Croho-code 35196
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