Studying in Paris

Language Schools

Many French Universities offer language courses during the summer, while independant organizations run throughout the year. The American University of Paris also runs a summer program. Your national Institut Français, official representatives of french culture attached to French embassies around the world, can provide more information on language courses in Paris (contact your nearest french embassy or consulate). Other well-known schools include :

Alliance Française, 101, bd Raspail, 75270 Paris Cedex (, Instruction at all levels, including specialized courses in legal and business French. Courses 1-4 months in lenght. Prices vary, written courses 267 euros for 16 x 2-hour sessions and 534 euros for 16 x 4-hours sessions.

Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne, 47, rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris (, Metro : Cluny-la sorbonne. French language courses at all levels. also a comprehensive lecture program on french cultural studies taught by Sorbonne professors. Must be at least 18 and at baccalaureat level. Semester and year long courses during the academic year (starting at 587 euros) and 4,6,8 and 11 week summer programs.      

Eurocentres, 101 N. Union St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314 (703.684.1494, or in Europe, Head Office, Seestr, 247, CH-8038 Zurich, Switzerland (01.485.50.40 fax : 01.481.61.24). Language programs for beginning to advanced students with homestays in France. Schools located in Paris, Amboise, Tours, La Rochelle, Lausanne, and Neuchatel.

Language immersion Institute, 75 South Manheim Blvd, SUNY-New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 12561 (845.257.3500, 2 week summer language courses in New York and language programs in multiples of 2 weeks offered in Paris. Program fees around 1000$US for a 2-week course.

Institut de langue Française, 3, avenue Bertie-Albrecht, 75008 Paris ( fax :, Metro : Charles de Gaulle-Etoile. Language, civilization, and litterature courses. Offers 4-week up to year-long programs, 6 to 20 hours per week, standing at 185 euros.

Institut Parisien de Langue et de Civilisation Française, 87, bd de Grenelle, 75015 Paris ( fax :, Metro : Lamotte-Picquet-Grenelle.  French language, fashion, culinary arts, and cinema courses. Intensive language courses for 10 (95-117 euros per week), 15(143-177 euros per week), or 25(238-294 euros per week) hours per week.

Study and works Permits in Paris
French Universities
American programs

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