Objectives & programme

29 June – 24 July 2015 27 July – 21 August 2015

This programme is aimed at students who intend to pursue higher education in France at universities or Grandes Ecoles with a focus on business or engineering. It combines general French language improvement in the mornings with preparatory classes for university-level education in the afternoons. The course familiarises students with the different study approaches required to pursue a university-level course in France as effectively as possible. Required minimum level in French: B1

26 language lessons per week

  • 18 general French classes
  • workshop classes on preparation for university-level studies

Workshop content:

Introduction to the French higher education system (study organisation, day-to-day student life, methods of assessment, etc.) – familiarisation with approaches to university study – specific vocabulary acquisition – techniques for note-taking – tips on summarising (written and oral) – public speaking and more…

Participants who have fulfilled attendance requirements will receive a certificate at the end of their course, signed by CAVILAM – Alliance française and Blaise Pascal University in Clermont-Ferrand, along with a detailed skills evaluation.

A readily available range of free resources:

  • University media library (computer, video and DVD resources)
  • Self-study centre for language work using special software
  • Wi-Fi coverage across the campus

Course dates:

  • 29 June – 24 July 2015
  • 27 July – 21 August 2015

There will be no lessons on 14 July 2015 (public holiday).


4 weeks …………………………… €1,208 Enrolment ………………………. €62

Program taught in:
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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