Learn French in Montpellier

Learn French with IEF and let Montpellier seduce you: a vibrant university town, starting with its medieval streets ideal for shopping or outing with friends, new neighborhoods combining natural areas and constructions signed by some of the greatest international architects, along with its new design trams signed by Christian Lacroix … A cosmopolitan student town where it feels good to learn French in the sun.

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Place de la Comedie in Montpellier, France: a great place to learn french

Activities: A busy cultural calendar !

Montpellier also means great festivals : Extreme Sports ( The FISE, Montpellier Beach Masters ), dance ( Montpellier Danse ), music (Battle Of The Year, Arabesque Festival, Radio France Festival, Internationales de la Guitare … ) , Street Art ( Temporary Art Zone ) , photography ( Les Boutographies ), cinema ( Cinemed ) without forgetting Les Estivales and Les Hivernales where you can discover the local products in a friendly atmosphere .

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An exhibition at the renowned Musee Fabre near Place de la Comedie in Montpellier
a lesson in a bright and spacious classroom at our French school in Montpellier

A French school at the heart of Montpellier

L’Institut Européen de Français is at the heart of the shopping streets in two old mansions classified as a French Building heritage . The busy heart of the city is at your fingertips : restaurants, coffee shops of all kinds , exhibitions … All this just a few steps away : Montpellier has the largest pedestrian area of France ! A unique environment for learning French in the south of France.

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L’INSTITUT EUROPÉEN DE FRANÇAIS

KNOW , UNDERSTAND , DISCOVER , TASTE , ENJOY … IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

GREAT ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE REGION and all year round

Montpellier and its surrounding area offer a land of adventure and a sea of entertainment. Whether you like the mountains, the sea, lakes, rivers, gorges or the countryside, … Montpellier will be your playground. A unique activity program to relax and learn in the heat of the action. Hiking , cycling, windsurfing, kite surfing, stand- up paddle , kayaking … You choose !

people canoeing along the river Lez, Montpellier
kite surfers in Montpellier, at the Mediterranean Sea

A UNIQUE CLIMATE

The sun sets in the city 300 days a year , awakening your 5 senses : Montpellier has the sun in the sky, its heritage, its accent and its population! Do not forget your sunglasses !

RELAXATION AND DISCOVERY ALONG THE MEDITERRANEAN

Come enjoy the beaches , marinas and numerous preserved natural areas where you will likely get the chance to observe a flight of flamingos above ponds. A desire for the sea ? Reach it just a few minutes away by car, tram or bike and enjoy the view!

Flamingos in Montpellier
local foods in the Mediterranean, cheese and olives

TASTING OF LOCAL PRODUCTS

Montpellier’s gastronomy is a reflexion of the city and its surroundings: a unique journey between sea and land. The Languedoc vineyard is also very popular and of high quality with a multitude of white, red or rosé wines. Enjoy all the flavors !

QUALITY EDUCATION , ATTRACTIVE PROGRAMS , DYNAMIC & FRIENDLY ..

students at a typical a French lesson

General French

We recommend this course if you are at least 17 years old or an adult, and if you wish to learn, or to perfect your french for personal, school or business with a program of long term or short-term immersion. Several options are available to you.

Professional French

Professional or student, we recommend this course if you wish improve your level in general French and in professional French: Business French, French for medicine, administration, tourism and law.

Courses for teachers

This program is tailored especially for French teachers (FLE-FLS-DNL) in primary, secondary or higher education. The objective of this course is to perfect your educational techniques and to introduce activities and tools motivate your learners. For European teachers, these courses are eligible in conformance with the ERASMUS + program.

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