Eligibility

To register in French Immersion Studies, you must:

  • have studied French as a Second Language (Core, Extended, Immersion, home school, etc.)
  • register in a program that offers French immersion (view a list of programs)
  • pass the Immersion Admission Test (an online listening, reading, and writing test) or hold a DELF level B1 or higher

If you do not meet the requirements for French Immersion when you are admitted to the university, you may still register at any future point in your studies. You must still meet the above conditions to be admitted. Contact us to learn more.

DELF

The Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF) is an international standardized test for determining your French proficiency, which many school boards now administer to their students. If you possess a DELF B1 Diploma or higher, you may be exempt from the requirement to pass the Immersion Admissions Test.

To submit your DELF diloma, scan both sides of the document and send it by email to immersion@uOttawa.ca. Be sure to include your student number, if you have one, and your full name.

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