Alliance Française Rotterdam


The DELF and DALF are diplomas awarded by the French Ministry of Education to prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates. There are six independent diplomas which can be obtained in one or more countries. The diplomas are valid for an indifinite period of time. Candidates might sit for one diploma or more during the same examinations session. As from the 1 January 2017, the Alliance Française Rotterdam became an official examination centre for the DELF and DALF exams.

The six diplomas correspond to the six levels of the Council of Europe’ s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).

For each level, the following skills are evaluated: speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Below you will find the different levels of the DELF and DALF exams. If you click on the level, a mock exam appears. For an overview of the audio fragments, please click here.

A1A1 Basic user
A2A1 Basic user
B1B1 Independent user
B2B2 Independent user
C1Proficient user
C2Proficient user

The Alliance Française Rotterdam offers preparation courses for the levels A2 up to B2.

The next possibility to take a DELF of DALF exam will be June 3rd – 7th 2019.
Inscription deadline for the June 2019 session: Friday May 3rd 2019
Inscription deadline for the December 2019 session: Wednesday November 6th 2019

ExamDate & time Duration collective exam and oral examCosts
A1Mon June 3
Mon Dec 9
1 hour and 20 mins
Oral exam :
15 - 17 mins
A2Mon June 3
Mon Dec 9
1 hour and 40 mins
Oral exam : 16 -18
B1Tues June 4
Tues Dec 10
10:00 - 11:45
1 hour and 45 minutes
Oral exam : 25 mins
B2Wed June 5
Wed Dec 11
9:30 - 12:00
2 hours and 30 mins
Oral exam: 50 mins
C1 *Thurs June 6
Thurs Dec 12
9:30 - 13:30
4 hours
Oral exam: 1,5 hours
C2 *Friday June 7
Friday Dec 13
9:30 - 13:00
3 hours and 30 mins
Oral exam: 1,5 hours

* the DALF exams (levels C1 and C2) take place at the Alliance Française of The Hague. If you want to enroll for these level please find the following information.

To enroll for the DELF exams (levels A1, A2, B1, B2) fill out the inscription form and sent it to Upon registration we also need a copy of a valid ID.

PLEASE NOTE: the exam fee needs to be paid at the moment of enrolling. Please transfer the amount due to the following bank account : NL65 ABNA 0640 1101 50 / STG Alliance Française (please mention your lastn ame and DELF/DALF). Once you have registered there is no possibility for restitution.

The closing date for the exams taking place in june is on 3 May 2019, for the exams taking place in december the closing date is 6 November 2019.

For further information we would like to refer you to:
CIEP (Centre International d’études pédagogiques)