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Professional Diplomas

French Professional Business Certificate

The Diplôme de Français des Affaires 1er degré (DFA 1) was established by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and serves as proof of good knowledge of spoken and business French. Examinees must be able to understand newspaper articles on general socio-economic issues, to translate from their native language into French, to correspond in French and to handle forms and documents.

The certificate can be taken at Vanderbilt University in the Dept. of French & Italian.

Diplôme du français des affaires.
Next examination date: December 2018

Don’t miss this opportunity to earn a “diplôme” from the French government!

For any information on the program please contact Nathalie Dieu-Porter at

French Professional Medical Certificate

The DFP médical B2 is open to students wishing to work in the medical field or work on medical documents written in French. Examinees must have a good level of French and wish to validate their knowledge with a French medical certificate.

The DFP médical B2 validates a French knowledge of Level B2 based on the “Cadre Européen Commun de Référence pour les Langues”. It compares approximately to 450-500 hours of training and allows the user to independently execute normal tasks in French in the medical field.

Diplôme de  Français Professionnel Médical B2
Next examination date: April 2018

For information on CCIP please visit:
CCIP – Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris


For any information on the program please contact Nathalie Dieu-Porter at