• Languages
  • Location
    La Rochelle

French as a Foreign Language (Short French Courses)

Discover, learn and master the French language at Excelia. A specialised institute with the Qualité FLE certification (French as a Foreign Language).

Discover, learn and master the French language at Excelia. A specialised institute with the Qualité FLE certification (French as a Foreign Language).

  • Overview
  • Cost of studies
  • Admission
  • Maria Belhaj
    Director of the French Language Institute Maria Belhaj
    The 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.

    Logo Label Qualité FLEThe 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.

    For more information about French as foreign language


    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.

    Find out more about La Rochelle campus

  • Tuition Fees 2023-2024


    International students

    • 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.


    Multiservice charge

    • 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


    International Students

    For more information about the cost of studying

  • Open to students with a High School qualification (or international equivalent). Personal motivation interview is carried out by internet via our dedicated platform (day and time of your choice).
    Application fee: €50



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