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 :
101, bd Raspail, 75270 Paris Cedex (01.42.84.90.00,
www.alliancefr.org). 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
(01.40.46.22.11, www.fle.fr/sorbonne). 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,
www.eurocentres.com) 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
Language immersion Institute,
75 South Manheim Blvd, SUNY-New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 12561
(845.257.3500, www.newpaltz.edu/lii). 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
(01.45.63.24.00 fax : 01.45.63.07.09, www.inst-langue-fr.com). 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 (01.40.56.09.53 fax : 01.43.06.46.30, www.institut-parisien.com).
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.