French as a Foreign Language

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    • French
Maria Belhaj
Head of the French Language Institute in La Rochelle Maria Belhaj


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  • At the heart of Excelia Group, the French Language Institute (FLI) specialises in the teaching of French as a Foreign Language.

    The Institute offers a range of one-to-one and group courses, from 2 weeks to 3 trimesters, for private individuals, professionals as well as students, in the following areas:

    • French – General Language
    • French – Business Language
    • Methodology training for teachers of French as a Foreign Language
    • French – Specialised Language Courses

    The Institute also offers a Summer School of 2 to 4 weeks combining French lessons, culture and French gastronomy. A programme of activities including company visits, tastings, cooking lessons and discovering the region is organised.

    The FLI has been awarded the Qualité FLE Label. This certification 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) and is a guarantee of quality as regards the services offered (admissions, welcome, accommodation, administrative support, facilities), the education provided and the programmes on offer.

  • Tuition Fees 2020-2021

    International Students

    2 weeks €600
    4 weeks €1,200
    1 term €2,850
    2 terms €5,700
    3 terms €7,700

    * Accommodation included

    Tuition fees are provided for information purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next

    Multiservice charge

    Fee: € 275
    Fee (1 year): € 550

    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

    Click here for further details on the cost of studying in La Rochelle

  • Admission for international students or French students living outside France:


    Motivation interview is carried out by internet via our dedicated platform (day and time of your choice).


    Application fees: 50€


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