French class offer for 2019/2020 – International Centre for French studies (CIEF)

The courses offered by the CIEF are open to adults aged 18 and over (for under-age students, please contact us for more information). Minimum academic requirement: proof of completion of secondary education (baccalaureat or equivalent).


Summer courses – Intensive Academic Year Courses
June – July – August – September (2 to 8 weeks)
Between 17 and 22 hours each week (depending on the level and the options followed).
Tuition includes language classes and workshops, lectures on subjects of general cultural interest, and a variety of optional courses.



Summer (June – September), Fall (October – February), Spring (February – May)
The first week begins with an orientation test to determine student’s level and continues with guided tours of the university campus and the town, as well as excursions, conferences and cultural activities.
Students are provided with full details of the lectures and optional courses at the beginning of each semester. Subjects include: History, Literature, Philosophy, Economics, Politics, Art, etc.


EXCURSIONS AND VISITS are organized throughout the year to allow students to discover the region of Burgundy, other regions in France and beyond its borders. The excursions are accompanied by specialists in art and history.