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Study at the unique Institut de Francais in Villefranche

Want to study at the Institut de Francais in Villefranche? Join the Institut de Francais in Villefranche and learn French fluently in just eight weeks.


Fascinated by the French language? Do you want to speak French more fluently?

Institut de Francais, located in the picturesque port town of Villefranche sur Mer, offers you a full French immersion language programme that aims for students to develop a natural speaking ability.

When joining the programme at Institut de Francais, you will be introduced to all aspects of everyday conversation when speaking French, whilst enjoying the attributes of a beautiful and historic bay area of the French Riviera. Thereby, you are sure to acquire an instinctive fluency and thorough familiarity with the French language in just eight intensive weeks.  

Continue reading to learn more about:

  • The unique teaching methods of the Institut de Francais
  • What to see and where to go while staying in Villefranche sur Mer
  • Finding suitable accommodation while studying at the Institut de Francais

Unique teaching methods at the Institut de Francais

The trademark of the renowned Institut de Francais in Villefranche sur Mer is a unique teaching method that can best be described as Diversified French Immersion. As a student at the institute, you will undergo a unique introduction to the French language, receiving constant stimulation through an analytical and historic approach.

Over the course of eight weeks, you will go through a vast range of linguistic activities allowing you to explore the French language through situations such as language labs, audiovisual classes, educational outings and role plays. Furthermore, you will get to make up TV commercials in French taking you far away from the stiff and formal classroom.

Learning French in the picturesque Villefranche sur Mer

As mentioned, the Institut de Francais is situated not far from Nice in the picturesque medieval port town of Villefranche sur Mer. Since its foundation in the late 13th century, the village has kept a unique mix of the posh Riviera and the charming rural Provence. This extraordinary mix provides you with a world-famous setting with historical sights, along side numerous cultural- and sport activities.

Villefranche sur Mer is known for its famous ancient castle ‘La Citadelle’. It has fantastic local markets where you will get to practice your French skills. And the port town is located in the most beautiful bay of the Riviera where the Alps meet the Mediterranean Sea, making it a popular port of call for some of the world’s largest cruise ships.

Finding suitable accommodation while studying in Villefranche sur Mer

Are you coming to Villefranche sur Mer to study? We offer a spacious and completely refurbished apartment with an amazing view over the bay just 50 meters away from the Insitut de Francais.

Get more information about the apartment and see pictures by visiting this page or fill in the form at the bottom of the page to let us know, when you are arriving in Villefranche sur Mer.

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Holiday in Villefranche - just 50 meters from Institut de Francais and 30 minutes from Nice Airport. To rent our home in Villefranche-sur-Mer for your holiday or school accommodations, please give us your contact information by filling in the form below and press the 'SEND' button. We will then contact you.


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