Learning French

Atelier français acc&ss

French workshops at the Cité internationale

– Reserved for students on Master’s 1 and 2 courses, PhD students , researchers and their partners
Led by teachers of French as a Foreign Language (FLE), these workshops are there to enable you to improve your use of French.

4 levels: (a total of about 100 places)
– Beginner
– False beginner
– Intermediate
– Advanced
4 sessions
– October – December
– January – March
– April – June – July
– August (beginner’s level only)

Price : 150 € (researchers, spouse of researcher) – 80 € (students)

How do I take part?
Step 1. Let us know you’re interested in our workshop
Register to acc&ss Paris Centre and send us an e-mail telling us that you are interested in participating in the French workshops. Please note that we need you to email us in order to validate your registration and to add you to our mailing list so that you can receive all the information regarding the French workshops.
Step 2. Register for a workshop session from the email we will send you
You will receive an information e-mail before the start of each new session. You will be able to register to the workshop from this email.

Requests are dealt with in the order in which we receive them.
– It is not possible to enroll in advance.

Due to the great number of applicants, we cannot unfortunately respond positively to all the application received. If you have been unsuccessful in obtaining a place on one of these workshops, we will direct you towards other options available in Paris for improving your use of French.


Conversation groups and independent learning at the Cité internationale

Information is available on the activities of the International Campus Languages Area, located on the first floor of the Library.

Centres for French as a Foreign Language in the Paris area

Contact us to obtain a list of the centres for French as a Foreign Language approved as centres of “Qualité français langue étrangère” by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Language exchange

Franglish : Get together in a bar or a pub and share 7 minutes in French, 7 minutes in English then swap for a new partner. More info here.

On the Internet