Beginning of classes: Monday, August 31, 2020!
Duration of the programme: 12 months (50 weeks)
University pathway programme
The objective of this programme is to make you join a university or a Grande Ecole (prestigious French school) in the best conditions and give you all the keys to succeed in your French university.
Objectives of the programme
Get the required level
in French (B2 or C1)
Discover the French
Master the technics of expression used in universities
The general French course
French classes take place in our schools based on 26 lessons per week. The objective is to improve your French level and to reach the required level to enter university (B2 / C1 confirmed according to the chosen university course).
The first part of the programme will focus on improving your level of French and achieving the required level to enter university. Then you will follow a specific exam preparation course to ensure you pass the DELF / DALF exam required to enter a university in France.
French for academic purposes
The last part of the programme will focus on your preparation for French university and your ability to take a lecture. The courses will be articulated around 4 major themes:
Syllabus of French for academic purposes
Linguistic development: explain, argue, debate in class around a newspaper article, a radio clip, a social issue or a French song.
University methodology: Presentation and real-life situation of the university methodology in general and the technical methodology requested at the university such as the summary, the oral presentation, the report, the speech, the note taking, the synthesis and dissertation.
France and its institutions: presentation of the school and university system in France, explanation of the university institutional framework and student life in France, introduction to the health system, introduction to political life and French institutions and lighting on the cultural French system.
French culture and society: the main lines of French culture and society will be presented to you: the History of France, the big cities and the French regions, the cultural movements (painting, literature, cinema), and the French university.
Conditions of acceptance to the programme
To have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
To be between 18 and 28 years old
Have a Baccalaureate degree or equivalent
French level: confirmed B2 -offical certificate mandatory (TCF or DELF B2)
Selective admission based on student academic project
Proof of sufficient funds
A dedicated team will help you with the administrative procedures before your departure and on arrival in France:
Before students’ departure:
- Assistance with the visa application
- Help preparing the academic project
- Help finding an accommodation, if needed
- Assistance upon arrival (OFII procedure – opening of a bank account)
- Assistance completing the university application documents
- Assitance finding a part-time job with our Work Experience department (20h/week)
Not included in the programme
Mandatory on-site French test
To validate your registration in a French university, an official French exam will be required. These exams will be taken in France, after a few weeks of improving in French.
TCF DAP: you must take this exam before your registration in the university for a bachelor’s degree. You can register with France Langue.
DELF B2 or DALF C1: you must take this exam before your registration in the university for a master’s degree. France Langue can help you register for the exam.
France Langue Biarritz is an offical exam center for the DELF and DALF exams.
Price between 100€ and 250€ depending on the exam and on the exam center.
Accommodation in option
France Langue can organize the accommodation for you for your entire stay in France.
Host family: Ideal solution if you want to improve faster your French level and immerse into the French culture. Different options are available: Bed and Breakfast or half-board.
From 200 € / week according to the place, the period and the chosen formula
Residence: Ideal solution for autonomous students. Fully-equiped studio perfect to be autonomous as soon as your arrival in France.
From 210 € / week depending on the period and availability.
Part-time Job in option
You will have the opportunity to work part time (20h / week) during your stay in France. A great way to earn money, practice your French and live a professional experience in France.
The job placement is organized by our Work Experience department which accompanies you and prepares you for the success of your interview and your professional experience.
Prices in 2020
8 415 €
1 850 €
1 900 €
8 665 €
1 900 €
Included: French course –26 lessons/ week + assistance with administrative and application procedures
Not included: France Langue registration fee (80€ in Bordeaux and Lyon, 40€ in Nice) / books (between 26 and 40€) / exams registration fee/ university and private institution fee
HOW TO BOOK
Documents to be sent to the school for your enrolment:
- Registration form
- Online French test
- Official transcripts (Baccalaureat+ other degree) + translation
- For Colombian students: SABER 11 + translation
- Certified true copy of all diplomas and/or certificates + translation
- Official recognition of their diploma (https://phoenix.ciep.fr/inscriptions/inscription.wse.aspx) -cost 70€ -delay up to 2 months
- Resume in French
- Last 3 bank statements
- Birth certificate + translation
- In case of acceptance at a university in your country: certificate of acceptance + translation
- Letters of recommendation from professors or employers + translation
- Portofolio for studies in an artistic field
Do you want to boost your studies and your future professional career?
Do you want to continue your studies in France?
Do not hesitate to contact us, we will answer all your questions.