Director of the French Language Institute Maria BelhajThe French Language Institute (FLI) specialises in the teaching of French as a foreign language, offering a range of one-to-one and group courses, from 2 weeks to 3 terms, for private individuals, professionals and students.
There are several different language courses available including:
- French - General Language
- French - Business Language
- Methodology courses for teachers of French as a Foreign Language
- Specialised French Language
The Institute also offers a Summer School (2 to 4 weeks), combining French language learning and lessons in French culture with either gastronomy or sport. The programme of activities includes company visits, tastings, cooking lessons and discovering the region.
The FLI holds the Qualité FLE certification. This is awarded by three different ministries: "Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research", "Ministry for Culture and Communication" and "Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Development".
The Qualité FLE certification is a guarantee of a quality language stay as regards the services offered (admissions, welcome, accommodation, administrative support, facilities), the education provided and the programmes on offer.
Our Campus: La Rochelle
(not applicable for all courses)
The entire course takes place in La Rochelle, right in the heart of the University campus located in the Minimes district of the city.
Tuition Fees 2023-2024
- 2 weeks: €600
- 4 weeks: €1,200
- 1 term: €2,850
- 2 terms: €5,700
- 3 terms: €7,700
Tuition fees are provided for information purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next.
- 1 semester: €125
- 1 year: €250
The one-off Multiservice fee gives access to the following services: Multimedia and Internet network, Cyberlibris (online library), Student Identity Card, Reprographics credit, Intranet, e-learning modules, Wi-Fi, Career Centre activities and services, International Insurance-Assistance (for any periods spent abroad during the period covered by this contract), University library, University Medical Service etc.
Financing your studies
Admissions for international students or French students living outside France:
Personal motivation interview is carried out by internet via our dedicated platform (day and time of your choice).
Application fees: €50
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Discover, learn and master the French language at Excelia. A specialised institute with the Qualité FLE certification (French as a Foreign Language).
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