Since their creation in 1919, the Cours de civilisation française de la Sorbonne have supported more than 500,000 students in their learning of French.
Every year, students from all over the world trust us with their personal or professional projects. This diversity makes the Cours de civilisation française de la Sorbonne an experience that is all the richer, productive and memorable for everyone who participates.
By joining the French Civilization Courses of the Sorbonne, each student becomes part of an international community, which for over 100 years in Paris and now online, has shared a common passion for French civilization. Over the years, the French Civilization Courses of the Sorbonne have enabled thousands of people to give themselves the means to achieve their ambitions thanks to our unique and proven pedagogy.
PhD students, expatriates or professionals join us every year and their positive feedback and their accomplishments motivate us to always move forward and continue to offer our unique pedagogy!
“Thanks to my teachers, I have learned to appreciate the poetry and images, the light and colors offered by the authors... which, for a photographer like me, is a priceless gift”
"I have been in France for two and a half years with my family, and I quickly progressed in French thanks to the teachers of the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne. I appreciate the quality of the courses and the availability of the teachers."
"I spent three months that were very fulfilling in every sense of the word, I learned a lot thanks to my teacher's method and an instructive and useful program. I recommend the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne!"
"In addition to the in-depth study of grammar and vocabulary, I appreciated the general culture and the detailed and factual description of the different aspects of French life that this course brought me. I will undoubtedly recommend the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne to my friends!"
"My experience at the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne was fabulous. The teachers are amazing, talented and experienced. The emphasis is on grammar and writing, daily cultural knowledge, literature. And as a bonus: the so precious phonetics classes!"
"Our teacher was able to transmit not only grammatical notions but also a taste for French culture. I highly recommend the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne to all foreigners wishing to master the language of Molière!".
"Experiences with my classmates who came from different countries of the world helped to broaden my views on life and my professional orientation."
"Thanks to excellent and devoted teachers, I have improved my knowledge of the French language and culture. The pragmatic approach of the teachers was very much appreciated. The study and analysis of a wide variety of texts by French-speaking authors was a great help to me. I congratulate the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne for its centenary and I wish the same pleasure for the students who will follow me".
I enjoyed civilization, grammar and phonetics very much. I loved the teachers for their passion and motivation. It was an unforgettable experience... I am happy to pass on what I learned to my students!"
"When I arrived in France, I only knew "yes" and "no". I studied at the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne from A1 to C1 and I am now a doctoral student in law studies. The Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne are really a must".
"Thanks to the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne, I have acquired great confidence to express myself in everyday life. I made many friends and found work in France. Today I have mastered the French language and culture!"
"Thanks to the teaching method of the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne, after a year and a half I speak and understand the French language pretty well. I will gladly go back there to continue to improve my French!"
"When I arrived in France in 2011, I didn't speak French.
So I joined the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne. Attentive teachers took care to teach me the richness of the language as well as the customs of the country. Afterwards, I followed the path of entrepreneurship. This is how Study & Co. was born. I would like to thank the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne for having accompanied me on my arrival and for continuing to support me through Study&Co."
The French as a Foreign Language Quality Label awarded 3 stars to the French Civilization Courses of the Sorbonne (CCFS), the highest mark awarded by the CIEP (now France Education International).