Institut Européen de Français
French language school in Montpellier, France
At the Institut Européen de Français, our varieties of French courses are combined with cultural activities in Montpellier, one of the most beautiful cities in the south of France. Our goal is to enhance the learning process of each of our students with encounters with the others and through cultural exchange. We have the official recognition of professional educational institutions and associations that guarantees our quality of teaching. We want to share with you our work and our knowledge, doing everything possible to meet your expectations and individual needs.
Our method focuses on the active participation of the student. We have a team of 15 qualified and very creative professionals, specialists in teaching French as a foreign language. Our classes are supported by various means, transforming the learning process into a journey where fun and motivation take center stage. We design a host of themed cultural activities and excursions throughout the region, making sure no one leaves anything in the inkwell. All our French courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference. We offer preparation courses for the DELF and DALF exams, as well as a wide range of specialized courses.
We are a French school officially recognized as a quality center by several national ministries. Our academy is part of the best learning center in France, and this allows us to advance and establish alliances with other companies and organizations with the aim of improving the general experience of students learning French with us in Montpellier.
Our school is located in two of the most unique buildings in the city, near the historic center. We have bright, spacious and fully equipped classrooms. Studying French with us will be a pleasure each and every day. We want our students to feel welcomed and relaxed to experience the magic of the Tandem exchange meetings. We are experts in organization and individualized attention, so we always work with small groups in a warm and familiar environment. Come and enjoy Montpellier with us!
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Your accommodation in Montpellier
Our hosting service is designed to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere to all our students. Whether you are looking for comfort in a cozy nest with privacy; or you prefer to be received as a friend of the family and to share our French language and culture, we want to ensure your studies in Montpellier are unforgettable and the most pleasant possible. We select all our rental accommodations in Montpellier according to your criteria of quality: type, accessibility, cleanliness and comfort. We visit them regularly, and we ask you for your opinion during your stay. The accommodations we offer are: a host family, shared apartments, private apartments, apartment hotels or a student residence.
Please feel free to contact us for more details!
Activities and Excursions
Regional food tasting
Jérémie and his team of experienced professional guides will complete your immersion into our rich, regional French culture. Cultural activities, excursions and thematic workshops in Montpellier are offered year round. Every Monday, we have a “welcome apéritif ” on the school’s private terrace. The team of the Institut Européen de Français and all the students meet and share a friendly time together. And it’s all in French of course! We offer guided tours of Montpellier, trips to Arles, Carcassonne, and Bézier and cultural workshops such as Occitan dances, wine tastings and many more.
Do not hesitate to contact us for more details!
Loving Montpellier, France
Why study French in Montpellier?
Montpellier, France, a city with a unique mixture of modernity and medieval history, is one of the most charming cities in the south of France. Located in the region of Occitanie and surrounded by vineyards and the Mediterranean Sea, the city has nature and people forming contrasts and art everywhere. A city with a picturesque architecture, where a youthful atmosphere flows across old streets. imposing buildings, and terraces, it is the kind of place you will find colorful street art near monuments with a classical touch…
Address: 23, rue Saint Guilhem, 34000 Montpellier, France
Nearest Airports: Montpellier Méditerranée
Bus Lines: Shuttle
Train Stations: Montpellier Saint Roch
Nearest Parkings: Préfecture
TANDEM language exchange ®
Number of Classrooms: 13
Video | Audio Loan
Access for the handicapped
Terrace | Balcony
Partnerships and Certifications
City hopping with Tandem International
We offer combined French courses in different locations. You can start your French course in IEF, Montpellier, and continue in our partner school in Toulouse.
Do not hesitate to contact us for more details about our discounts for combined courses!
France has quite a few qualities that make it the number one most visited country in the world. Gastronomical wonderlands of gourmet food, famous artists of all kinds, and stunning natural and architectural feats. There is so much to see and experience in every turn, visiting once is never enough.
Though there are 80 million French native speakers, there is an estimated 274 million people that have learned French as a second language. Learning it is just as enjoyable as speaking it fluently, and with the language you learn the French ways of life.