University of Nice (Riviera)
University of Nice (Riviera) 2014 – 2016
French Language & Culture – Summer
75 hrs per 3 Week Term: July / August
The Program / Location
Study French language this summer at the University of Nice. Every summer, students from all over the world come to the French Riviera town of Nice to study French and enjoy the summer activities there
Nice, the largest city on the French Riviera, is situated in a beautiful location, with its 10 kilometers long beach and mountainous backdrop. It is a perfect location to attend summer French courses. The town is full of history, with the Cimiez Roman ruins dating back to 200 or 300 BC, and its old town narrow passageways dating back to the 15th century. Surrounding areas include famous places like Monaco, Cannes, St. Tropez, Antibes, and St. Paul Vence. Italy is only 30 minutes away.
Classes are 3 hrs in the morning (9-12 am), with cultural workshops related to better understanding French culture held on some afternoons. Teaching method is based on the Council of Europe’s suggestions for modern languages. College credit can be earned on this program. Early registration is advised !
Minimum age is 18.
Courses – French Language / Culture Workshops
75 hours of classes per 3 week session: 3 hrs of French Language in the morning (9 – 12), and cultural workshops on some afternoons between 1:30 – 3:30. All levels are offered: beginner – advanced. All students take a placement test upon arrival check-in. Each session = 75 class hours, which earns 6 ECTS credits. 3 – 4 college credits in USA.
France cultural workshops are offered on some afternoons that emphasize comprehension and expression in French, both oral and written. Schedule given upon arrival check-in and after the placement test.
At the end of each session, students may take the “Test de Connaissance de Francais (TCF), for an extra cost of 80 – 120 euros. The TCF is a test of various levels by the Ministry of Education. Certificate issued.
Activities – Excursions
Guided excursions are organized to several locations: Ville De Nice, Quartier de Cimiez, Monaco, And St. Paul de Vence. Check schedule upon arrival check-in. They are optional, and cost an extra fee to particpate. Not included in the program cost.
Housing is available in campus residences, nearby student flats, and host families. Pay directly there for your housing. Rates vary. CSA will provide additional housing details with your confirmation documents.
- University Residence: $1200 – $1500 USD per month (4 weeks)
- Student Flat: $1500 – $1800 USD per month (4 weeks – estimate)
- French Host Family + 2 meals daily: $1800 USD per month (4 weeks – estimate).
- You can also arrange other housing if you prefer.
Dates and Fees
- 75 hours of classes per session
- All levels offered: beginner, intermediate, advanced.
- Housing and Excursions not included (extra)
- Placement test given upon arrival check-in.
SUMMER SESSIONS 2014
|3 weeks||July 4th – 25th, 2014||$1995 USD|
|3 weeks||August 5th – 26th, 2014||$1995 USD|
|6 weeks||July 4th – August 26th, 2014||$3395 USD|
SUMMER SESSIONS 2015
|3 weeks||July 3rd – 24th, 2015||$1995 USD|
|3 weeks||August 4th – 25th, 2015||$1995 USD|
|6 weeks||July 3rd – August 25th, 2015||$3395 USD|
SUMMER SESSIONS 2016
|3 weeks||July 1st – 22nd, 2016||$2095 USD|
|3 weeks||August 2nd – 23rd, 2016||$2095 USD|
|6 weeks||July 1st – August 23rd, 2016||$3595 USD|
Open to all students and adults. Minimum age is 18.
Early registration is advised !
July – before April 30th is advised.
August – before May 30th advised.
Contact CSA by email if registering after these dates. Space may be available !!
Register Now - to get started. Pay deposit to be confirmed. Early registration advised.