These are official qualifications awarded by the French Ministry of National Education, which certifies the French skills of international candidates.
The 6 qualifications are consistent with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
At each level the following five language-related activities are assessed: listening comprehension, spoken interaction, spoken production, written comprehension and writing. Candidates apply to the examination of their choice.

Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française (DELF - Diploma in French Language Studies)
Levels A1, A2, B1 and B2

Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française (DALF - Diploma in Advanced French)
Levels C1 and C2