To encourage and promote language learning in order to respond to the challenges of international university education, mobility and integration, professional life and lifelong learning
To encourage the development of linguistic and intercultural skills and competencies, enabling lth use of languages in multiple contexts and to various ends
To develop language and communication skills as transferable skills essential to studies at all levels
Promote the continuous education of UNIL staff members in this domain
To offer members of the university community:
High quality modules responding to the demands of their studies, exchange programmes and / or their present and future work
Stimulating teaching methods blending well-tested approaches and the latest methodological innovations, catering for all types of learner, practical and adapted to the target learners
Transparent and coherent learning objectives linked to European reference levels (namely through the use of the European Language Portfolio (Council of Europe).
The opportunity to develop independent learning skills and intercultural communication skills
The Centre de langues used continuous assessment. Meeting the requirements of the courses allows learners to obtain a certificate and credits (these need to be accepted by your Faculty).