French for University Studies
Who is it for?
- For international students who wish to study or complete their education at a university in France
- For professionals wishing to settle in France or wishing to follow a university course in France to validate their diplomas obtained abroad
Number of lessons
28 lessons of 45 minutes per week (21h): 20 General French
lessons + 2 free workshops of 45 minutes + 6 group lessons in French for University Studies
Lessons / week (21h)
French General: Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 12:15 p.m. (Break from 10:30 to 10:45)
Free workshops: Wednesday and Friday from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.
French lessons for University Studies: 1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. two afternoons a week.
Within periods of increased activity, mainly in July and August, timetables might be modified to insure a better organization. For example, General French classes might occur from 16h15 to 19h30.
General French courses:
General French training for levels B1 + B2, B2 + C1, based on the CEFR (Common European Framework of
Reference for Languages) a communicative and action-oriented approach. These courses allow the development of oral and written skills
in international classes.
French courses for University Studies:
These courses prepare effectively for the pursuit of higher education in France or a French speaking country and meet the language needs of students : understanding a class, ask questions, make an oral presentation, reading articles and literature …
They also seek the acquisition of methodological skills to perform specific academic tasks: taking notes, attend a seminar, speak to peers or before a jury, define a problem, synthesize one or more documents, develop a plan research etc.
They integrate their disciplinary content (science, law, human and social sciences, medicine) and may include a support for academic integration.
From level B1 +
Program opens Monday, July 6 to Friday, September 25 2020 (12 weeks).
This program is available for 4, 8 or 12 weeks.
Session start dates: Monday, July 6 – August 3 and August 31 2020.
National Holidays: Tuesday, July 14.
The courses are not held on holidays. The lessons of French for University Studies are recovered in the week.