OK, the PVT is primarily intended to allow you to travel and work, but many are PVTistes who wish to study during their PVT. As the PVT is not a study visa, there are constraints to respect, which vary according to the destination.
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Australia: You have the right to study for a maximum of 4 months. By “4 months”, the Australian government intends 17 weeks of study, excluding school holidays and the possible orientation period, at the beginning of the course.
For more extended studies: Study in Australia. Whether you want to take English classes upon arrival, work as an au pair, take English classes in the afternoon, or study at the university, you can contact our partner for help. Send his rates (it does not commit you to anything).
Canada: In PVT, you can take courses but only part-time. These courses must be above all a personal enrichment. You can not, for example, take classes as part of a university course or diploma training for more than six months. For this, you need a study permit. On the other hand, you have the right to take language courses for a maximum of 6 months.
For more extended studies: Study in Canada.
If you want to take English classes upon your arrival in Canada, you can turn to ILAC (Toronto and Vancouver), YMCA (Montreal), and Educacentre (Vancouver), who offer you discounts!
New Zealand: During your PVT, you are allowed to study in New Zealand for up to 6 months.
For more extended studies: Study in New Zealand.
South Korea: French can take Korean courses only. For their part, Belgians have the right to take language courses or do internships for a maximum of 6 months.
For more extended studies: Study in South Korea.
Hong Kong: You have the right to study a single subject for a maximum of 6 months in a Hong Kong institution.
For more extended studies: Study in Hong Kong.
France: you can thoroughly study during your PVT in France, but your training should not be a diploma. You can, for example, take French lessons.
For more extended studies: Study in France.
Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Japan, Russia, and Taiwan: in the PVT agreements signed between these countries and France (or Belgium in the case of Taiwan), no mention is made to the studies. You can, therefore, follow without any worry of language courses during your stay. On the other hand, if you want to go to university, you will have to apply for a study visa.