Schedule and fees

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French summer program

Take advantage of this summer to learn French:

Science Accueil is organizing a second session of French courses this summer for beginners.

On the program: two weeks of intensive courses online

from September 6 to 16, except Saturday and Sunday.

Duration: 16 hours

Price: 132 euros


Feedback from the participants of the July French course:

«  It’s helpful to meet people and practice the language »,

«  J’aime la façon de faire les leçons (I like the way the lessons are done)»,

« On parle beaucoup et c’est bon (We talk a lot and that’s good) ».

Location of the classes

Two sessions are organized during the academic year, one per semester.

Location of the classes:

  • Gif-sur-Yvette valley, Val-de-Gif and Orangerie, a short walk from the RER B.
  • Plateau de Moulon, at Césal residence, at CentraleSupélec and at the IUT d’Orsay, accessible by bus (91.06, 91.30, 7, 9, 11)
  • Bures-sur-Yvette, a short walk from the RER B (to be confirmed)
  • Orsay, at university (building 450, few minutes walk from the RER B)
  • Palaiseau, at Ecole Polytechnique’s campus (accessible after a walk from RER B station “Lozere” or by bus)
  • Evry, in the Evry University, close to the RER D or at Arpej residence close to Genopole (to be confirmed).

Course schedules for 2020-2021

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Class schedules are flexible according to the different locations and levels. There are 2 x 2 hours per week for 15 weeks. Every session has pre-determined dates according to school year and school holiday weeks.

According to the registrations and demands, some modifications may occur to the following planning.
Courses will start when 8 people have registered.
Schedules remain to be confirmed for this semester.

  • Moulon (Césal residence)
  • Moulon (IUT d’Orsay)
  • Evry
  • Gif-sur-Yvette (center)
  • Palaiseau (Ecole Polytechnique’s campus)
  • Evry (University)
  • Orsay (university, building 450)
  • Moulon (IUT d’Orsay)
  • Orsay (university, building 450)
  • Moulon (IUT d’Orsay)
  • Plateau de Moulon (CentraleSupélec)


Regular courses

The rate of 60 hours is 480 € per session (8,00 € per hour) with an unlimited access to our workshops “Let’s perfect our French” through : Cinema (screening of a French film followed by a debate),  Conversation (games of pleading, debates), Theater (practice French playing theater scenes).

The cost of the semester is entirely due and there are no refund (very few exceptions).

Some institutions cover the cost of registration. Get information from your laboratory or training school.

You can pay by bank transfer (please ask us if you need our bank account information), cash, or check. Easy payment is available with small checks dated the day of the registration, withdrawn each month.

We need at least 7 students in order opening a course at a location.

Private courses (À la carte)

Individual courses : 35 €/hour, with the possibility of organizing private courses for 2 to 3 people of the same level and sharing the fees.

Bigger on-site courses (in the institution) : charges on demand.

For À la carte courses, please contact us.

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Our courses are open to all scientists in mobility (from students to researchers) and their family.