The INL bases its teaching, learning and assessment on the principles of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR,, which was drawn up by the Council of Europe. The Framework sets out six levels, ranging from A1, for absolute beginners, to C2, which is equivalent to mother tongue.

As a result, language classes at the INL:

  • follow a progression through the six levels of the CEFR, from A1 to C2;
  • are in the target language right from level A1;
  • are based on an interactive approach;
  • aim to improve the language skills of understanding, speaking, reading and writing;
  • mobilise all kinds of language resources: grammar, spelling, vocabulary and pronunciation;
  • promote autonomy and encourage thinking about the learning process and regular auto-assessment.

Each unit lasts 100 minutes.

Learners are assessed either by formative assessment, or by a final test at the end of each semester. Learners receive a skills’ assessment report showing the level achieved.

The INL offers:

  • general language courses for beginners and for the more advanced;
  • courses with specific objectives (conversation, writing, etc.);
  • courses to prepare for language tests and examinations;
  • training in teaching Luxembourgish (ZLSK).


Spring semester 2018 – INL is moving back to Glacis

After 5 semesters at INL-Kirchberg, we are moving back to our renovated main premises at INL-Glacis, 21 bd de la Foire. We will move in two stages. All Luxembourgish courses will be held at INL-Glacis as of 19th February 2018, the beginning of the 2nd semester. As of 17th April 2018, all other language courses […]

Inscriptions pour les cours du printemps 2018

Les inscriptions ne sont pas encore ouvertes. À partir du 1 février 2018 : réinscriptions et bons prioritaires en ligne pour les cours de français A partir du 2 février 2018 : réinscriptions et bons prioritaires en ligne pour toutes les langues Du 5 au 7 février 2018 : nouvelles inscriptions pendant les journées d’inscription

Postes vacants : gestionnaires

L’INL recrute:   un gestionnaire du bureau des cours (m/f), fonctionnaire groupe B1, à temps plein Les candidats intéressés trouveront la description de poste, les conditions d’admission et les documents à fournir sur le site du gouvernement Date limite de candidature : 05 janvier 2018   un gestionnaire des certifications (m/f), fonctionnaire groupe C1, […]