Paris / Cultural Activities and Leisure


The 5 tourist destinations less than 2 hours from Paris

  France is full of wonders accessible in a short time from Paris. Whether for a weekend getaway or a short break during a business trip, the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne introduce you to five French towns easily accessible in less than two hours by train from

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Discover Paris

Discover Paris through French literature: your reading guide.

Bel-Ami (Maupassant) In the novel “Bel-Ami” written by Guy de Maupassant, readers are transported to 19th century Paris. The author describes Parisian life in detail, its lively streets, its fashionable salons, and its contrasting neighborhoods.                               

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Cultural festivals not to be missed during your stay in France

Avignon festival The Avignon Festival is a major cultural event in France, dedicated to the performing arts, notably theater and dance. Founded in 1947 by Jean Vilar, it has become a world reference in the field of performing arts. Every summer, Avignon becomes the scene of daring artistic creations, attracting

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Cultural activities

Cultural activities to improve linguistic skills

  Culture as part of the learning process Since language is a vehicle for French culture, the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne (CCFS) combine their French programs with cultural or artistic events taking place in Paris. The CCFS  organize various cultural activities, choirs, photo workshops and even literary

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Life in Paris

Paris is the city of art and culture. The classes and lectures given at the CCFS are regularly linked to cultural events. They also immerse students in the French lifestyle. A long stay in Paris can provide an opportunity to explore the regions of France: Normandy, Brittany, French Riviera, Provence…

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Le secrétariat sera exceptionnellement fermé le mercredi 17 janvier.

The secretariat will be exceptionally closed on Wednesday, January 17th. 

Information sur la session de printemps 2024

L’inscription à la session de printemps (rentrée du 5 février 2024) est encore possible jusqu’au 2 février, sous réserve de places disponibles.

Les étudiants souhaitant s’inscrire sont invités à se rendre directement au bureau des admissions de l’institution, ouvert du lundi au vendredi de 9h30 à 16h30.
Ils doivent s’assurer de disposer d’un visa valide.

L’inscription en ligne pour cette session n’est plus possible sur ce site.

Information regarding the 2024 spring session

Registration for the spring session (starting on February 5, 2024) is still possible until February 2, subject to availability.

Students wishing to register are invited to go directly to the institution’s admission office, open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4.30pm.
They must ensure they have a valid visa.

Online registration for this session is no longer available on this website.

Dates des prochains examens TCF

Les prochaines sessions d’examen TCF auront lieu dans les locaux de l’institution aux dates suivantes :

Le 30 janvier et le 27 février :

+ épreuve orale
+ épreuve écrite

Le 31 janvier et le 28 février :