French for University Studies

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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)

Course schedule

General French: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 12:15 (10:30 to 10:45: break).
Free workshops : Wednesday and Friday from 12h30 to 13h15
French lessons on University Objectives: 13h30 to 15h45 two afternoons per week.

During periods of high activity, mainly in July and August, the timetable may be modified to ensure a better welcome. For example, General French lessons can take place from 4.15pm to 7.30pm.


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 +


2021 : Programme open from Monday 5 July to 24 September 2021 (12 weeks).

Starting dates: Monday 5 July, Monday 2 August and Monday 30 August 2021.

Sessions of 4, 8 and 12 weeks are possible.

Classes are not held on public holidays. The French lessons on University Objectives are picked up during the week.


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