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The French language schools Directory

The French language schools in France. Alliances Françaises. University language centers. Private language schools. Grandes Écoles. Language training organizations.

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Alphabetical Schools Directory

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ACCENTS - Université Savoie Mont Blanc

The creation of the ACCENTS center is strengthening université Savoie Mont Blanc French as Second Language course program, with the integration of ISEFE, long-time partner for more than 35 years. More than a school or a training center, ACCENTS offers optimal conditions to learn the French language. Students are welcomed with care and well supervised. With more than 35 years’ experience, the French as Second Language USMB training center is labelled “Qualité FLE”.

Type of school : University center
Accord - Ecole de langues
Région : Ile-de-France
Actilangue

School founded in 1977. Publics from 16 years old, students are mostly from European countries. Centre located in the heart of Nice, near the beach.

Type of school : Language school
Alliance Française Aix-en-Provence

The Alliance Française Aix-en-Provence, ideally located in the heart of the city, welcomes students, tourists, professionals and teachers throughout the year. A school on a human scale, a team at your disposal, in a family setting. A free personalized assessment for a learning adapted to your needs.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Bordeaux Nouvelle-Aquitaine

The school is located in the very heart of Bordeaux. Multimedia classrooms and interactive whiteboards.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Lyon

The Alliance Française is located in the heart of the city, in Lyon’s most cosmopolitan neighbourhood. The building is fully air-conditioned, and each classroom has a video projector and an interactive whiteboard. Multimedia room and free tutoring.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Marseille Provence

The Alliance Française Marseille Provence, ideally located in the heart of the city, welcomes students, tourists, professionals and teachers all year long. A school on a human scale, a team at your disposal, in a family setting. A free personalized assessment for a learning adapted to your needs. The school is accredited by CIEP for the TCF - Test de Connaissance du Français.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Montpellier
Région : Occitanie

The Alliance Française of Montpellier welcomes all year round, in its International School, people from all over the world : students, adults, professionals, teachers, coming to learn or improve their practice of the French language for personal, professional or academic skills. Official examination center for the TCF- Test de Connaissance du Français.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Nice - Côte d’Azur

General French courses and professional French. Customized approaches for all levels, all year. Accommodation with homestay, studio, student residence or hotel residence. Examination center of CIEP, CCIP and Alliance Française for DAEFLE. The school is located in the city centre, near the sea and the tram line.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Paris Ile-de-France
Région : Ile-de-France

Founded more than 130 years ago, the Alliance Française Paris Ile-de-France is located in the heart of Paris, near the Quartier Latin and the Luxembourg Gardens. Every year the Alliance welcomes 8000 students from 160 different nationalities who can access during their stay at the Multimedia Resource Center of 600 m2. The French Alliance Paris Ile-de-France is a state-recognized higher education institution and a continuing education organization.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Rouen - Normandie
Région : Normandie

School located in the city centre, near the sea and the tram line.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Strasbourg Europe
Région : Grand Est

The Alliance Française Strasbourg Europe offers French classes for all levels, adaptable and flexible, according to your goals. Since the establishment of its school in 2003, thousands of learners coming from more than 100 different countries trusted us.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Alliance Française Toulouse
Région : Occitanie

Every year, the Alliance française de Toulouse welcomes around 1500 students coming from over 90 different countries. Examination center : DELF B1 and B2 – TCF. The courses can be paid by employers for professional training. Accommodation service. Touristic and cultural activities.

Type of school : Alliance Française
ALPADIA Lyon

The school is located in the heart of the Presqu’île, Lyon’s historic district.

Type of school : Language school
ALPADIA Montreux
Région : Suisse

The school offers 10 bright and comfortable classrooms, a computer room, a cozy cafeteria with an equipped kitchen, and welcoming terraces for relaxing with friends.

Type of school : Language school
Au fil des mots

Intensive French courses, made to measure. These will concentrate on practical oral work for those who wish to progress quickly in spoken French, whether for personal or professional reasons. In an exceptional setting in Southern Burgundy, near to the historic town of Cluny

Type of school : Small school
Azurlingua

Chaque année plus de 4000 étudiants et professionnels choisissent notre école pour apprendre le français.
Dans immeuble « Belle époque » à 10 minutes de la mer
Azurlingua est l’une des écoles de français les plus réputées de France ; spécialisée dans l’enseignement du Français Langue Étrangère (FLE), elle possède une solide expérience en matière d’organisation de séjours linguistiques en France.

Type of school : Language school
B
Beaulieu Riviera Language Center
C
Campus international de Cannes

Campus International de Cannes is a private higher education institution of French language and civilization founded in 1931. Participants are welcomed in an exceptional setting on the seafront, on 11000 m2 with trees. Renowned for its excellence in teaching and personal attention to the needs of students, the International Campus has 24 classrooms, a theater, a multimedia room and 114 rooms on site. The average class size is 8 to 10 participants. On campus: the IUT journalism of the University of Nice which welcomes all the year 70 French students.

Type of school : Language school
Carré international. Université Caen Normandie
Région : Normandie

Carré International at University of Caen Normandy offers training courses and diplomas adapted to the needs of international students : a semester course awarded by the Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises / all levels - Summer International Courses - a pre-academic internship in mid-August.

Type of school : University center
CAVILAM - Alliance française Vichy

A centre of excellence CAVILAM – Alliance française was established in 1964 by the municipality of Vichy and the universities of Clermont-Ferrand. It joined the international Alliance française network in 2012. CAVILAM – Alliance française has become a global benchmark with an international reputation for its innovative approach to teaching, inviting environment and outstanding surroundings. CAVILAM - Alliance française offers a wide range of cultural activities and a variety of accommodation options to suit everyone, including host families.

Type of school : Alliance Française
Centre de FLE - Université de Poitiers

The French Language Center at the University of Poitiers welcomes all foreign people for full-time French language courses during one semester or one academic year. The CFLE also organizes on demand specific programs for individual participants or groups who want to improve their language skills to pursue university studies or to enter the professional life. Short courses of adaptation - stage French life and culture in Poitiers in June.

Type of school : University center
CILEC - Université Jean Monnet

Created in 1977, CILEC - Centre International de Langue et Civilisation - welcomes international students all year long, from september to august, for training sessions from 2 to 18 hours of courses per week. One semester or more Intensive trainings.

Type of school : University center
CILFA

CILFA is a private higher education institution with a small size - 60 persons maximum - partnered through a convention to the University of Savoie Mont Blanc since 1999. Located in the heart of the Alps in the beautiful city of Annecy, between lake and mountains, CILFA welcomes adults in groups of no more than 12 people - 32 years old on average and more than 50 nationalities per year.

Type of school : Language school
CLA - Université de Franche-Comté

An internationally minded university centre, the CLA has been accomplishing its service and engineering missions since 1958 in the complementary fields of education, training and research.More than 3,000 trainees come every year to improve their level of French as a foreign language (one of the ten languages taught), or prepare for university study in France. French as a foreign language teachers and training leaders, meanwhile, come to update their teaching practices and knowledge. As a partner of French and international organisations and ministries, the CLA conducts more than 60 annual expertise and training missions.

Type of school : University center
CNED

National public institution under the supervision of the Ministries of National Education and Higher Education, the CNED - Centre National d’Enseignement à Distance / National Center for Distance Education - offers linguistic and pedagogical online training programmes. Linguistic preparation for FLE diplomas : DILF, DELF and DALF. Teaching courses : License, Master, DAEFLE, PRO FLE.

Type of school : Training Organization
Collège de Paris
Région : Ile-de-France

Collège de Paris is a private university of French excellence which offers tuition in general and specialised French. The aim of the programme is to achieve a B2 or C1 level, which is the level required to enter a French university or private school. TCF exams sat at the school once a month to assess the level in French. Courses start each week for all levels, except for complete beginners (once a month). "My Study in France" : the first pathway programme into French higher education.

Type of school : University center
CUEF - Université de Perpignan
Région : Occitanie

The University Center of French Studies - CUEF - of the University of Perpignan offers beginner to advanced French courses in 3 semester sessions: September - December / January - May / June - July. During the summer: general French lessons from one week to 2 months - professional French courses and internships for French teachers. An examination center for French language diplomas and tests, CUEF also brings its teaching expertise to many international projects and organizes tailor-made training courses on request.

Type of school : University center
CUEF - Université Grenoble Alpes

At the heart of the Alps, Grenoble is a dynamic, university, cultural and sporty city. The CUEF, located on the Grenoble University campus, offers many general and specific French courses, intensive and extensive (from A1 to C2) as well as semester courses leading to university diplomas. The CUEF also offers teacher training courses in July and upon request. Examination center : DELF-DALF, TCF, university diplomas, Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the CUEF makes the most of its alpine environment with many course-related activities and a wide range of enriching cultural activities.

Type of school : University center
D
DP LANGUES
Région : La Réunion

DP LANGUES welcomes international students all year round with a tropical ambiance on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. The conditions for learning French are ideal, with personalized assistance during the entire length of stay. Reunion Island is located between Madagascar and Mauritius. Most of the island is UNESCO classified and is famous for its unique volcanic landscapes, but also for the beautiful turquoise lagoons and perfect climatic conditions.

Type of school : Language school
E
Ecole Interculturelle de Français

Dynamic classes in a friendly atmosphere, in the centre of Lyon. Year-round cultural schedule.

Type of school : Language school
Ecole Supérieure de Français Langue Etrangère Pierre Overall

Our programs are aimed at students who wish to study, prepare for the Baccalauréat, prepare for the DELF A2 / B1 or a course for juniors and adults looking for "à la carte" courses for the whole family or French commercial courses. Stays for school groups and individual lessons. Programs are organized on 3 sites: Nice - Antibes - Cannes.

Type of school : Language school
ELFE - Ecole de langue française
Région : Ile-de-France

Classes in mini-groups and custom-designed programmes. ELFE is affiliated with the Collège de Paris, a private university in the centre of Paris.

Type of school : Language school
EPF
Région : Ile de France

EPF, a leading engineering school based in the Paris region and renowned for the quality of its teaching, has been offering French as a Foreign Language courses since 1992. These courses are open to students and professionals as well as academics from other institutions, and eager to deepen their skills in writing and methodology. The pedagogical orientation is specially adapted to an audience of engineering students. Our team of teachers includes French language specialists, university graduates, and qualified professors in scientific disciplines, all with solid experience with engineering school students.

Type of school :
F
FIL - Français Immersion Loisirs
Région : Occitanie

FIL organises French immersion summer camp for teenagers coming from all over the world to spend unforgettable holidays! An original concept that combines adventure and international environment. A great opportunity to learn and perform French, through various excursions and communicative workshops, in a warm atmosphere while enjoying the sun of South of France.

Type of school : Language school
France Langue - Biarritz

The school is settled in a typically Basque house of 1850, with its terrace and its private swimming pool situated in the city center, 5 minutes on foot from the very lively district Les Halles with his market, its restaurants, its coffees, its small shops, and 10 minutes only from the famous Coast of the Basques, renowned for its surfing spot. The school offers optional combined classes : French & surf, French & golf with accommodation on-site, and a variety of outdoor activities !

Type of school : Language school
France Langue - Bordeaux

Located in the city centre, in an 18th-century building, the school has 9 bright classrooms and a comfortable lounge giving onto a quiet and shaded garden. A friendly, dynamic team at your service !

Type of school : Language school
France Langue - Lyon

Ideally located on the famous Place des Terreaux, facing the Museum of Fine Arts, the school is in the very heart of the city. Very easy to reach thanks to subways, trams and buses, it is in this very lively area that are the shopping streets, theaters and cultural places. The school is on the 2nd floor in a charming building. Students enjoy 4 large bright and equipped classrooms and a relaxation area.

Type of school : Language school
France Langue - Martinique
Région : Martinique

In the heart of French Antilles, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, the school is situated in the very lively district very livened of Fort-de-France. France Language Martinique: an inescapable destination to blend French learning, nautical activities, green tourism and sport.

Type of school : Language school
France Langue - Nice

At the heart of a bourgeois and multicultural district, with its big open-air market, the school has 7 classrooms on two floors, completely renovated with a center of resources and a relaxing space. During the breaks or after the classes, our garden invites you to enjoy the sun almost all year long. WIFI and 5 computers available for students.

Type of school : Language school
France Langue - Paris Notre-Dame
Région : Ile-de-France

France Langue Paris Notre-Dame enjoys an exceptional location in Paris : 200 meters from Notre-Dame Cathedral, a few steps from the Ile de la Cité, the Pantheon and the University district. It’s a lively school with a young atmosphere, typically "Quartier Latin".

Type of school : Language school
France Langue - Paris Victor Hugo
Région : Ile-de-France

Living, breathing school created more than 35 years ago, situated just a step from the Arc de Triomphe and the avenue of the Champs-Elysées. Magnificent mansion with private garden, close to the place Victor Hugo. Bright classes distributed on 3 floors.

Type of school : Language school
French Factory Bordeaux

A language school created in 2009 and resgistered as a training organization, French Factory welcomes you in Barsac, a village near Bordeaux located in the heart of the famous Sauternes vineyards. A young and dynamic teaching team welcomes you in the friendly atmosphere of a beautiful home, for tailor-made training programs accompanied by a personalized follow-up. Cultural activities are offered for the duration of your stay.

Type of school : Language school
French in Normandy
Région : Normandie

Language school and professional training institution. Elected "Star French Language School" in 2008, 2009, 2010.

Type of school : Language school
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IEF - Excelia Group

French language Center of La Rochelle Business School. Located on the university campus, near the ocean. IEF has 70 years of experience.

Type of school :
ILP - Institut linguistique du Peyrou
Région : Occitanie

Founded more than 25 years ago and located in the very heart of the city, near the Peyrou Gardens.

Type of school : Language school
Inflexyon French intercultural center of Lyon

The School is located in the heart of Lyon, in a welcoming and friendly place. Young and dynamic team. Course. Language workshops : oral and written expression, pronunciation, vocabulary, culture. Exam preparation. Permanent program of cultural activities. Inflexyon is an examination and testing center for French language : DELF, DALF, TCF, TEF, Ev@lang .

Type of school : Language school
Inlingua

Inlingua has developed and original method based on natural oral learning techniques allowing you to understand and speak the language much more quickly than when using traditional methods.

This method has been proven the world over since 1968.

Our French classes for foreigners are organised all year round with a group for each level running every Monday in both our La Rochelle and Ile de Ré centers.

Type of school : Language school
Institut de Français

Intensive immersion programmes on the Côte d’Azur, for professionals and adults who want to learn quickly to communicate in French.

Type of school : Language school
Institut Destination Langues

French language courses, excursions and free visits.

Theme classes : photography - wine tasting - literature - children’s French.

Mini-group and evening classes.

Cultural and sports activities at reduced prices.

Type of school : Language school
Institut Français de Langues et de Services

Professional training organization. Full-immersion programme in the heart of the South-West, in the Aquitaine region. Personalised reception in a human-scale school.

Type of school : Language school
Institut International de Rambouillet
Région : Ile-de-France

General and professional French language courses which can be combined with horse riding and/or music lessons. Taylor made training for all levels, special training for complete beginners. Lodgings : with host family or in a bedsit. TCF Examination centre. The Institute is located 30 minutes from Paris.

Type of school : Training Organization
Institut Voltaire

Situé dans le coeur de Nouméa, à deux pas des commerces, des musées et des hôtels, l’Institut Voltaire vous offre le cadre idéal pour apprendre le français sous le soleil du Pacifique sud. est. Un réseau de transport en commun terrestre et maritime vous conduira facilement vers en tous lieux de la ville et du lagon. Nous vous attendons et vous accueillerons avec professionnalisme et chaleur, pour un enseignement de qualité.

Type of school : Language school
ISMAC
Région : Ile-de-France

L’ISMAC - Institut Supérieur de Management et de Communication - propose des formations linguistiques allant du niveau A1 au niveau C1. L’objectif principal des cours est la préparation des certifications DELF/DALF/TCF en vue d’intégrer des études supérieures en France mais peut aussi intégrer les besoins spécifiques des apprenants la didactisation de documents authentiques ainsi qu’une approche actionnelle/culturelle en relation avec un événement mensuel à l’extérieur de l’établissement.

Bien que le public de l’école se diversifie chaque année, la majorité des apprenants est d’origine asiatique : Japon, Chine, Corée, Taïwan.

Type of school : Language school
L
Langue & Communication
Région : Bretagne

Regular classes, private lessons, specific courses, summer sessions for adult audiences, students, executives and employees of companies, job seekers, European equity researchers, Au Pair, European volunteers.

Type of school : Language school
Langue Onze Toulouse
Région : Occitanie

Located in the historical centre of Toulouse, Langue Onze is committed to providing you with the very best conditions for true immersion into French language and culture for more than 25 years. Our professional team welcomes you all year long in fully equipped spacious premises and undertakes to provide you with an organisation and services of the highest standards (accommodation, cultural activity programme, Tandem partnership), for an unforgettable learning experience in the pink city. Our qualified and experienced teachers and interactive methods will help to build up your confidence communicating in authentic French.

Type of school : Language school
Lil’Langues
Région : Hauts-de-France

LiL’Langues welcomes all year long in its language and cultural centre young, students, adults, professionals form all around the word for one week to many months for any level.

Type of school : Language school
LSI Centre privé de langues
Région : Ile-de-France
Ludo Expression
Région : Occitanie

Classes in very small groups with a friendly atmosphere - Focus on practical French.

Type of school : Small school
Lutèce Langue
Région : Ile-de-France

Since 1997, Lutèce Langue offers professional and general French language courses in groups of 2-7 students. Focused on oral practice and conversation.

General bases of French language can be acquired with intensive courses, and specialized French language can be developed towards thematic workshops : conversation, phonetics, writing, grammar, preparation for examinations and business French language.

Lutèce Langue is located in the very heart of Paris, on the "Rive Gauche", just a step from boulevard Saint-Germain, Quartier Latin and Musée d’Orsay.

Type of school : Language school
N
Newdeal Institut de Français

Wide range of French courses : general French, French au pair, DELF/DALF exam preparation, conversation workshop, groups/

Quality French courses guaranteed : Friendly atmosphere, small groups of 10 students maximum. Staff certified FFL teachers French as a Foreign Language and who are experienced in teaching students with different cultural backgrounds.

Friendly environment : several lodging opportunities encouraging exchanges and total immersion, so the students get a real taste of the French way of life.

Type of school : Training Organization
Q
Quai d’Orsay Language Center
Région : Ile-de-France
S
Sorbonne - Université d’été
Région : Ile-de-France

Sorbonne University organizes from July 2 to 27, 2018, courses and lectures in letters, philosophy, history of art, history, geography, physics, biology ... completed by courses in French as a Foreign Language covering 6 levels. Included in this program : 12 multidisciplinary cycles in French, 2 cycles in English, 2 historic walks, 1 wine and cheese workshop, cultural activities and free lectures.

Type of school : University center
Sorbonne Université - Service des examens pour étudiants internationaux
Région : Ile-de-France

SELFEE is the Université Paris 4 Sorbonne department for French language, literature and civilisation exams reserved for foreign students. Every July, it holds a summer programme in French language and civilisation.

Type of school : University center
Sorbonne Université - SIAL
Région : Ile-de-France

The Paris-Sorbonne University offers summer and year-long courses in French as a foreign language. The objectives are to meet the needs of students in their everyday life - general French - as well as within the framework of their university studies - French on university objective. Summer University in the Sorbonne: from 26 June to 7 July 2017.

Type of school : University center
Sud-Ouest French Institute - SOFI 64

Small groups classes : 8 students. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

The centre is located on the beach, in a lively neighbourhood near beaches, coffee shops and restaurants.

Optional combined courses : French & surfing, French & yoga.

Type of school : Language school
U
Université d’Orléans - Institut de Français

Centre located in the heart of the university campus, one hour from Paris by TGV.

Type of school : University center
Université de Lorraine - DéFLE
Région : Grand Est

DEFLE is the French language center of the University of Lorraine, welcoming students, researches, professionals and every public wishing to discover French language and culture. Centre located in the heart of Nancy, 1.5 hours from Paris by TGV high-speed rail. Approved centre for TCF general French and French nationality.

Type of school : University center
V
Valorme
Région : Occitanie

Very small groups program, including cultural excursions and hikes in the Pyrenees. Accommodation on the spot, in the historic center of the city of Foix.

Type of school : Small school

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