French school in Montpellier: Institut Européen de Français

From 320.- EUR
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Key points

  • Ideal location in the south of France, between the sea and mountains
  • A good mix of nationalities
  • Wide range of courses
  • Test center for DELF and DALF exams

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
DELF (A1/A2, B1/B2), DALF
School size
M
Accommodations
Host family, Shared apartment
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
17 years
Average age
21 years
Nationality mix
Germany, Switzerland, Spain, etc..
ratings
285 authentic opinions

Key points

  • Ideal location in the south of France, between the sea and mountains
  • A good mix of nationalities
  • Wide range of courses
  • Test center for DELF and DALF exams

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
DELF (A1/A2, B1/B2), DALF
School size
M
Accommodations
Host family, Shared apartment
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
17 years
Average age
21 years
Nationality mix
Germany, Switzerland, Spain, etc..
ratings
285 authentic opinions

The Institut Européen de Français is situated right in the heart of the historic centre of Montpellier, in a converted 17th-century hotel. The school has 13 spacious, bright classrooms so you can learn French in a lovely setting. During breaks or after classes, get snacks from the vending machine or head to the nearby cafés for lunch or the famous French pastries. To stay connected, you can use the multimedia resource centre with free Wi-Fi and unlimited internet access.

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Optional language workshops
  • Diploma or Certificate
  • Activity programme
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Optional language workshops
  • Diploma or Certificate
  • Activity programme

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Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 320.-
Lessons
22 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 2 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 12:30-13:15 (Wed+Fri) or 16:00 - 19:15 in summer

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
320
494
452
2
560
937
846
3
800
1380
1240
4
1040
1823
1634
6
1400
2575
2288
8
1840
3407
3022
12
2000
4351
3770
16
2640
5775
4998
24
3440
8143
6974
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
05.02 / 19.03 / 07.05 / 02.07 / 30.07 / 03.09 / 15.10.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 21.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 410.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(26 general + 2 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:45 (2x/week) + 12:30-13:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
410
584
542
2
740
1117
1026
3
1070
1650
1510
4
1400
2183
1994
6
1880
3055
2768
8
2480
4047
3662
12
3080
5431
4850
16
4080
7215
6438
24
4880
9583
8414
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
05.02 / 19.03 / 07.05 / 02.07 / 30.07 / 03.09 / 15.10.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 21.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Combined course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 560.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 one-to-one + 2 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 12:30-13:15 (Wed+Fri) or 16:00 - 19:15 in summer + one-to-one lessons to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
560
734
692
2
1040
1417
1326
3
1520
2100
1960
4
2000
2783
2594
6
2720
3895
3608
8
3600
5167
4782
12
4880
7231
6650
16
6480
9615
8838
24
8960
13663
12494
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
05.02 / 19.03 / 07.05 / 02.07 / 30.07 / 03.09 / 15.10.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 21.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

DELF course (A1/A2)

Elementary to Upper intermediate, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1480.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 DELF mini-group + 2 workshop)
Course duration
4 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Elementary to Upper intermediate
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 13:30-15:45 (2x/week) + 12:30-13:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DELF: exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
4+1
1480
2459
2221
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates 4 wk
12.02 / 16.04 / 14.05 / 18.06 / 17.09.2018
Bank holidays
02.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 21.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

DELF course (B1/B2)

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1480.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 DELF mini-group + 2 workshop)
Course duration
4 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 13:30-15:45 (2x/week) + 12:30-13:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DELF: exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
4+1
1480
2459
2221
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates 4 wk
12.02 / 16.04 / 14.05 / 18.06 / 17.09.2018
Bank holidays
02.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 21.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

DALF course

Advanced to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1480.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 DALF mini-group + 2 workshop)
Course duration
4 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 13:30-15:45 (2x/week) + 12:30-13:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DALF exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
4+1
1480
2459
2221
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates 4 wk
12.02 / 16.04 / 14.05 / 18.06 / 17.09.2018
Bank holidays
02.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 21.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 320.-
Lessons
22 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 2 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 12:30-13:15 (Wed+Fri) or 16:00 - 19:15 in summer

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DALF exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
320
494
452
2
560
937
846
3
800
1380
1240
4
1040
1823
1634
6
1400
2575
2288
8
1840
3407
3022
12
2000
4351
3770
16
2640
5775
4998
24
3440
8143
6974
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
04.02 / 18.03 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
15.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 30.05 / 15.08 / 01.11 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 410.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 2 options + 6 conversation)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:45 (2x/week) + 12:30-13:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DALF exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
410
584
542
2
740
1117
1026
3
1070
1650
1510
4
1400
2183
1994
6
1880
3055
2768
8
2480
4047
3662
12
3080
5431
4850
16
4080
7215
6438
24
4880
9583
8414
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
04.02 / 18.03 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
15.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 30.05 / 15.08 / 01.11 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Combined course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 560.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 one-to-one + 2 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 12:30-13:15 (Wed+Fri) or 16:00 - 19:15 in summer + one-to-one lessons to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DALF exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
560
734
692
2
1040
1417
1326
3
1520
2100
1960
4
2000
2783
2594
6
2720
3895
3608
8
3600
5167
4782
12
4880
7231
6650
16
6480
9615
8838
24
8960
13663
12494
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
04.02 / 18.03 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
15.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 30.05 / 15.08 / 01.11 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

DELF course (A1/A2)

Elementary to Upper intermediate, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1580.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 DELF mini-group + 2 workshop)
Course duration
4 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Elementary to Upper intermediate
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 13:30-15:45 (2x/week) + 12:30-13:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DELF: exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
4+1
1580
2559
2321
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates
25.02 / 22.04 / 13.05 / 17.06 / 16.09.2019
Bank holidays
15.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 30.05 / 15.08 / 01.11 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

DELF course (B1/B2)

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1580.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 DELF mini-group + 2 workshop)
Course duration
4 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 13:30-15:45 (2x/week) + 12:30-13:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DELF: exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
4+1
1580
2559
2321
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates
25.02 / 22.04 / 13.05 / 17.06 / 16.09.2019
Bank holidays
15.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 30.05 / 15.08 / 01.11 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

DALF course

Advanced to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1580.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 DALF mini-group + 2 workshop)
Course duration
4 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 13:30-15:45 (2x/week) + 12:30-13:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
If you’re looking for a student-friendly city in France, there’s no better choice than Montpellier! Full of student pubs, live music venues and street markets, you’re bound to have the time of your life here. An extra incentive could be using part of your time abroad to prepare for the DELF or the DALF exam, which is invaluable for your CV or for university entrance. And, you’ll still have your afternoons free to explore all that Montpellier has to offer, from its nearby beaches to its great music festivals!

DALF exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
4+1
1580
2559
2321
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates
25.02 / 22.04 / 13.05 / 17.06 / 16.09.2019
Bank holidays
15.04 / 01.05 / 08.05 / 30.05 / 15.08 / 01.11 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) 45 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DELF A1) 100 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DELF B1) 160 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DELF A2) 120 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DELF B2) 180 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DALF C1) 200 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DALF C2) 200 EUR
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) (Shared apartment) 100 EUR
Extra night with host family 29 EUR
Extra night in a shared apartment 22 EUR
One-to-one course (per lesson) 45 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DELF A1) 100 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DELF A2) 120 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DELF B1) 160 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DELF B2) 180 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DALF C1) 200 EUR
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (DALF C2) 200 EUR
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) (Shared apartment) 100 EUR
Extra night with host family 29 EUR
Extra night in a shared apartment 22 EUR

Other accommodation options

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.3/5
Overall rating

96% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

285 students gave their opinion about this school

18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Ich habe vier wundervolle Wochen in Montpellier verbracht! Die Stadt bietet viele interessante Kunstausstellungen an, und für Studenten sogar gratis, was mir enorm half. Auch sonst fand ich in Montpellier viele spannende Kulturangebote. Die Einwohner hatten grösstenteils viel Geduld mit meinem Französisch, sie nahmen sich Zeit langsamer zu sprechen. Sehr sympathisch! Keine Klimaanlage in der Schule, aber dafür ein authentisches Ambiente! Viele spanisch-sprechende Studenten...
4 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ich hatte vier wunderbare LehrerInnen, mir deren Hilfe ich viel gelernt habe. In der Freizeit sprach ich mit meinen Freundinnen nur Französisch, wie auch mit der Gastfamilie und mit allen Fremden. »
School highlights
« Das Yoga-Angebot und die Flexibilität bezüglich Niveauwechsel. Aber eigentlich alles!!! »
16 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, July 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
5 weeks, June – July 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
19 years old - Netherlands
/ 5
Montpellier is een prachtige stad. Er is van alles te doen voor iedereen. De kleine, pittoreske straatjes en de monumentale gebouwen maken de stad prachtig om te zien. Sochtends kun je heerlijk op t terras een kopje drinken met de locals en s'avonds kan je lekker uitgaan met je vrienden. Iedere dag is er wel muziek op straat en er zijn ontelbare restaurantjes, voor alle prijzen. Daarnaast is er een heerlijk strand en genoeg parkjes waar je je terug kan trekken om de rust op te zoeken. Ik heb het ontzettend goed gehad op deze school. Het aanbod is groot en de locatie is perfect. Het valt me op dat de docenten heel aandachtig zijn en heel toegewijd. Ze geven iedereen evenveel aandacht wn ze zijn enthousiast in hun werk, en ook buiten de lestijden kan je goed een praatje met ze maken. Ik voelde me helemaal op m'n plek. Een uitgebreid lesprogramma, met gebruik van filmpjes, opnames, krantenartikelen, grammatica oefeningen en bovenal spreekvaardigheid. Ook een ruim aanbod aan thema's en daarmee veel nuttige vocabulaire. Ik heb een Bed & Breakfast geregeld en die beviel me perfect. Goed contact met de gastvrouw en een uitstekende locatie. Ik heb enorm genoten van de excursies en de vrije ateliers. Het is duur om deel te nemen, maar je krijgt er wel veel voor terug. De omgeving van Montpellier is prachtig.
4 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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« Ik ben in 4 weken tijd bijna een niveau omhoog gegaan. Ik begon met B1-1 en ik eindigde met B1-3. Ik kan me beter uiten nu ik meer met Frans heb geoefend en ik begrijp de grammatica beter. Ik kan nu krantenartikelen en boeken in het Frans lezen, voor deze taalreis had ik daar nog moeite mee, nu niet meer. Tijdens de les heb ik alles aan de docenten kunnen vragen waardoor ik iedere dag weer heel veel leerde. »
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« Ik voelde me heel welkom. De docenten kenden mijn naam al snel uit hun hoofd en telkens vroegen ze hoe het met me ging. Dat voelde heel fijn, alsof het mijn thuis was. »
17 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, July 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Ich habe in Montpellier einen wunderbaren Sprachaufenthalt verbracht, an dem wirklich nichts auszusetzen ist. Montpellier ist wirklich die perfekte Stadt für eine Sprachreise. Die Gegend hat unzählbare Gelegenheiten, Dinge zu unternehmen und Frankreich kennenzulernen. Auch die Nähe zum Strand und das Nachtleben wird von den Jungen geschätzt. Alles war sehr gastfreundlich, sicher und sauber, also völlig unbedenklich. Kursmaterial eher durchschnittlich, man erhielt teilweise Kopien aus Lehrmitteln, wir haben aber nie selber ein Lehrmittel wie ein Buch oder ähnliches bekommen.Die Lehrkräfte jedoch sind 1A, sehr freundlich, offen, hilfsbereit und sind auch offen für Fragen neben dem Unterricht. Meine Gastfamilie war hervorragend! Meine Gastmutter war unglaublich freundlich, immer für ein Gespräch zu haben und eine begnadete Köchin. Bei ihr fühlte man sich sofort Zuhause, sie hilf bei allen Problemen, gab Tipps und der Haushalt war perfekt sauber.Das Haus befand sich in einem wohlhabenden und ruhigen Quartier nahe einer Tramstation. Innerhalb von zehn Minuten war man schon im Stadtzentrum.Besser in allen Belangen hätte ich es nicht treffen können! Das Ausflugsangebot der Schule ist super. Ich habe innerhalb meiner fünf Wochen mit der Schule alle umliegenden Städte und Sehenswürdigkeiten besichtigt. Die Tourguides der Schule waren sehr freundlich, haben Geschichte studiert und sind perfekt für diesen Job geeignet.
5 weeks, June – July 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
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« Ja, ich habe vor allem Praxiserfahrung gesammelt und meine eingerostete Theorie in der Schule wiederholen können. Das meiste haben mir die vielen Gespräche mit der lokalen Bevölkerung und meiner Gastfamilie gebracht. Viele kleine Fehler, die ich immer wieder machte, konnte ich verbessern und ich wurde immer flüssiger, schneller und akzentfreier im Sprechen. Ende Sprachaufenthalt war ich laut Schule sogar im Niveau aufgestiegen (von B2+ zu Anfang C1). »
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« Das Beste an der Schule fand ich das familiäre, freundliche Umfeld, das von den Lehrpersonen und der Schulleitung erzeugt wurde. Man war direkt per "Du", hat Witze gemacht und man fühlte sich nicht in der Schule, mehr wie in einem Workshop, in dem man gemeinsam Fortschritte erzeugen möchte.Ausserdem war das Ausflugsangebot wirklich umwerfend. Ich habe einige von anderen Schulen kennengelernt und beim Vergleichen ist uns aufgefallen, das meine Schule wirklich das beste, abwechslungsreichste und grösste Angebot an Ausflügen hatte. »
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« Unbedingt die Stadt auch mal für Ausflüge verlassen! Baux de Provence, St. Guilhem le Désert, Carcassonne, Uzès, Nîmes, Arles, usw. muss man gesehen haben!Kulinarisch darf man sich die vielen, kleinen Wine & Tapas - Bars nicht entgehen lassen. Für heissen Abende gibt es nichts besseres als mit Freunden bei einem Gläschen Wein und Französischen Spezialitäten den Tag ausklingen zu lassen. »
32 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, June – July 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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« Ja, deutliche Fortschritte im Französisch, besseres Verständnis, grösserer Wortschatz. Sehr gute Unterrichtsform und mehrheitlich guter Inhalt, da sehr praktisch und oral orientiert. »
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« Sehr aufgestellte, hilfsbereite Lehrpersonen, unkomplizierte, persönliche Atmosphäre (kennen praktisch jeden Schüler bei Namen!); habe mich vom ersten Tag an willkommen und wohl gefühlt »
17 years old - Ireland
/ 5
2 weeks, June – July 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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24 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
11 weeks, April – June 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Etwas sportliches hat komplett gefehlt, daher der Abzug bei der Bewertung.
4 weeks, April – May 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Testimonials

Claudia Masso Martin
Claudia Masso Martin

MONTPELLIER! What can I say about my stay in this big town? I have only good memories of it. The day I arrived and met my host family, who welcomed me like a member of family. The people from throughout the world that I met during the course, and all of the beautiful friendships that grew in such a short time. The classes in the mornings, which were never boring, and the brilliant teachers. The lunches with friends and the busy afternoons: sightseeing in Montpelier, beach, shopping, cinema, exploring the surrounding villages... and spending the evenings with friends, enjoying the nice city atmosphere with people from all over the world! Every Friday in summer, the city fills with people, who drink local wine and eat local specialties. It was an amazing experience which I hope to repeat. Awesome memories and friendships. A wonderful French-learning summer!

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Fabián Flos Sanz
Fabián Flos Sanz

My name is Fabián and I came to Montpellier to learn French. I am very happy with the school (IEF): I am learning the language pretty fast and teachers are very professional. I met many people from all over the world; there is a good nationality mix! The school is in the heart of Montpellier: public transports are very convenient and the surroundings are full of bars and restaurants where I can have lunch. Montpellier offers many hotspots, such as the Arc de Triomphe, Place de l’Europe, the Botanical Gardens, Place de la Comédie, the historical centre and the mountain of Saint-Loup. I highly recommend visiting all these places! The city is full of tourists and young people – it’s been an unforgettable experience so far!

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María Bautista Villaverde
María Bautista Villaverde

Learning French at the Institut Européen de Français was a great experience. I refreshed my French and got ready for my third Erasmus term. Classes are interactive and practical. Life in Montpellier is quiet, but – as it’s a student town – there is always something to do.

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The best way to immerse yourself fully in the French language and culture is to live with a host family. Discover the ways and customs of the French from the inside and practise what you have learned in class in total immersion. Living around 10 to 20 minutes from the school, you will stay in a single room with half-board provided.

Shared apartment
Located around 10 to 20 minutes from the school, the apartments generally accommodate two to three students each. Each student has a single room and shares the kitchen, bathroom and living room with the others. This is an inexpensive option which will also allow you to meet other international students.

Host family
The best way to immerse yourself fully in the French language and culture is to live with a host family. Discover the ways and customs of the French from the inside and practise what you have learned in class in total immersion. Living around 10 to 20 minutes from the school, you will stay in a single room with half-board provided.

Shared apartment
Located around 10 to 20 minutes from the school, the apartments generally accommodate two to three students each. Each student has a single room and shares the kitchen, bathroom and living room with the others. This is an inexpensive option which will also allow you to meet other international students.

The school offers numerous cultural activities which will allow you to meet other foreign students whilst practising your French in a stimulating atmosphere. Delight your taste buds with the region's food and wines, broaden your mind with the wonders of the area's heritage, museums and surrounding scenery. Why not also discover the French culture through its films, theatre or even opera? All of these activities will help you develop your French in context.

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