Summer courses

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    French Language, Culture and Gastronomy" Summer Course 2023


    >>> Download the registration form + IT Charter to sign

    To register, please contact us.


    Dates : From 26 June to 13 July 2023.

    Public: minimum level required: A2

    To help you define your level, you can consult description of levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
    Beginners are not accepted. An alternative programme may be offered for a group of beginners.
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    Rates for 2023

    • 850 for students
    • 1020 for non-students.


    French course: 30 hours - 6 ECTS credits

    On arrival, a placement test is used to assign students to groups of the same level. Oral and written skills are studied in equal measure, based on the needs identified in the test.
    A wide range of activities are on offer in connection with the Festival: micro-trottoirs, interviews, writing workshops, etc., as well as vocabulary work in preparation for the planned visits.

    Participants are introduced to the plays on the programme: work on the text, introduction to the authors, directors and actors.

    * Tastings and visits to places where Provençal specialities are produced

    * Theatrical programme:

    2 shows as part of the Festivals IN and OFF.

    * Heritage discovery activities

    • Guided tour of Avignon
    • Visit to the Palais des Papes and the Pont d'Avignon
    • Visit to the Maison Jean Vilar


    The Language Service can help you find accommodation (it is difficult to find accommodation in June-July, so you need to plan ahead).

    For more information, please contact us:



>>> Download the enrolment form + IT Charter to be signed

 Registrations closed - Courses cancelled

Dates : From June 26th until July 13thth, 2023.
Public: minimum level of French required: A2
In order to help defining your level in French, you can check the European reference language frame: level description
Beginners not accepted. Another programme can be defined for a group of beginners (please contact us)

2023 fees

  • 850€ for students
  • 1020€ for non-students

Programme :

French courses : 30 hours - 6 ECTS credits

On arrival, a placement test allows to dispatch students in different level groups (depending on the number of attendants). Spoken and written French are studied in equal parts, starting from the needs identified through the placement test.
Numerous activities are proposed, linked to the Avignon Theatre Festival: vox-pops, interviews, writing workshop, etc.
Participants are prepared to the selected plays: work on the text, presentation of the authors, directors and actors, as well as to the various visits (specific vocabulary)

* Tastings and visits of workshops producing specialties from Provence région

* Theater programme :

   2 plays from the IN and OFF festivals.

* Heritage discovery activities :

  • Guided tour of Avignon
  • Guided tour of the Pope's Palace and Avignon bridge - "Pont d'Avignon".
  • Visit of the Maison Jean Vilar (theatre & festival museum)


The Languages Service - Service des Langues - can help with accomodation (it is complicated to find one in July because of the festival, please contact us far in advance).

For further information, please contact us:

  • Tel. +33 (0)4 90 16 29 89


Dates : From 26 June to 13 July 2023.

Registrations closed - Courses cancelled


Rates for 2023

850 for students
1020 for non-students

Registration form:

Applications should only be sent by e-mailat

Payment can only be made by bank transfer. Proof of payment must be sent by e-mail with the registration form.


International House
Language Services
Tel. +33 (0)4 90 16 29 89

Service hours

The service is open at the following times:

  • Monday: 2pm to 4pm,
  • Tuesday: 9am to 12pm,
  • Wednesday: 9am to 12pm,
  • Thursday: 2pm to 4pm,
  • Friday: closed to the public