!! In BE, any training request shall be linked to functions and roles !!

Helpful link to Language Guidelines


Step 1 Step 2 Step 3

Language needs and level defined by the supervisor regarding functions and roles in BE

Placement test:

- Applies only to first language training request

- Applies to people who have not taken any course since the last 6 months

Language training request
in EDH by the student including:

- Attached placement test email from Supercomm OR Supercomm attestation

- targeted level defined by the supervisor (in step 1)


CERN mandatory courses & BE rules

Language portfolio

Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR)

Web page - Languages

L&D contact:

Alternative sources to learn a language


Language exchange is a method of language learning based on mutual practice by learning partners who are not necessarily native speakers. This programme is not limited to the practice of the two official languages and is free of charge.
BE DTO Michel Thomas CD on loan for 6 months (French & English)
Web (free of rights and free of charge) (link is external) (link is external) (link is external)

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