Why foreigners choose to study and learn French in Paris

A world-wide know heritage combined to a dynamic environment

As one of the most famous capitals in Europe, Paris attracts many visitors coming from all over the world who often wish to learn French in this emblematic city.

Its cultural and historical richness as well as its vibrant social life have made Paris the place to be for every foreigner willing to perfect his/her knowledge of French language and heritage, providing them with many opportunities when it comes to higher education.

The French capital is indeed home to prestigious universities such as La Sorbonne and famous language schools like the Cours de Civilisation de la Sorbonne; but Paris is also a cultural hotspot thanks to its many museums, theatres, art galleries and monuments appreciated by tourists and foreign students.

If the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame de Paris, the Louvre or  Montmartre are of course the most famous places that contribute to Paris cultural excellence, let’s not forget the many activities addressing young people including cinemas, concerts and festivals that also participate in the attractiveness of the French capital.

Learning French in Paris thus allows foreign students, workers, businessmen and so on to acquire new linguistic skills by creating social or professional bonds, while enjoying all the cultural and festive events that are part of the French way of life. Indeed, what better way to learn French than interacting with the population?

An opportunity to truly learn French by speaking it!

If technology is a precious help to those willing to learn French (who can deny the efficiency of online courses or phone applications?), it’s always best to enjoy a language stay in a French city since nothing beats an opportunity to truly practice and challenge yourself!

Studying French in Paris promotes immersive learning in contact with a daily French-speaking environment, enjoying Parisian life being an excellent opportunity to chat with the locals and discover the culture, art, gastronomy and way of life that shape French civilization.

Furthermore, the French capital is known for its educational resources addressing students such as language courses, exchange programs, cultural activities or conferences designed to improve the language skills of every participant, beginners or advanced

In so many words, if you want to learn French, you have to speak it!

This could of course be achieved on your own, but sometimes it’s wise to study under the supervision of highly qualified French professors. The Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne (CCFS) gives French language students the opportunity to enroll in intensive French courses while immersing themselves in Paris daily life, thus providing them with all the resources necessary to improve their level as fast as possible!

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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 :

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