Extensive French Courses

Extensive French CoursesErasmus and individuals

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Whom is it for?

Men and women over 18 residing in France
Majortiry public : Saint-Etienne international students of higher education, with beginner, intermediate or advanced level
High school diploma (baccalaureate type) recommended

What is it for?

To improve written and spoken skills.

When and how long?

Module of 24 class hours (2 hours by week) from 12th January to 6th April 2023

French course face-to-face on Thursday from 4 to 6 pm
Classes are organised by language level groups: 19 students maximum, following the 12th January placement test


€240 for individuals applicants
Free of charge for UJM exchange program students (Erasmus or Bilateral)


Our centre provides you free access to :

  • a media library open in the afternoons (assistance by an archivist/teacher)
  • an activities office regularly organizing outings, cultural visits and lots of other fun things to do

How to enroll?

You’re funding your training on an individual basis

Download the individual registration fle 2022-2023 Spring semester (Word - 1,000Ko) and return it, filled and signed, to cilec @ univ-st-etienne.fr before 5th January 2023.

An online test will be sent to you and must be done before the 12th January 2023.

You are UJM exchange program students

You must register on the online form  before the 2nd January 2023.

An online test will be sent to you and must be done before the 12th January 2023.

An oral test will be done the 12th January 2023.

The CILEC reserves the right to cancel a language level group if the number of enrolled participants is insufficient. Due to the health crisis linked to the Covid-19 epidemic, measures planned for in-person teaching sessions may possibly need to be changed into remote sessions, so as to ensure teachers’ and students’ safety.