International students: why studying French at the CCFS ?

A century dedicated to teaching French The Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne (CCFS) were created in 1919 as part of the Robert de Sorbon Foundation, a non-profit association recognized as being of public utility. The institution thus has over a hundred years of experience in the teaching and

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Discover Paris through French literature: your reading guide.

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Caroline, professeur aux CCFS

Interview Caroline

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From kindergarten to university: the French education system

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Vester, étudiant américain aux CCFS

Interview with Vester Smith

Interview with Vester Smith, Student at the French Civilization Courses of the Sorbonne My name is Vester Smith and I take language courses at the Cours de civilisation française de la Sorbonne. Where are you from? I’m from Arkansas in the United States, Which reasons led you to learn French?

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Roseline, étudiante aux CCFS

Interview with Roseline Yang, Chinese student at CCFS

Interview with Roseline Yang, French-Chinese Interpreter From which country do you come? I am originally from China and have been living in Europe for over 10 years. I completed my studies in economics and tourism in Switzerland before starting my career in a major French company. What do you like

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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 :