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International summer courses


COVID-19 update

Due to the current confinement measures in France related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Carré international has decided to cancel both sessions of the 2020 International summer courses (CIE).
For any questions regarding these cancellations, please contact

Thank you for your understanding.



By combining the practice of French with thematic curriculum, our International Summer Courses (CIE) offer a unique immersion into French culture alongside students from all over the world. 

Session 1:  Thursday June 4  -  Wednesday June 24, 2020 included
Session 2: Tuesday June 30 - Friday July 21, 2020 included

A total of 75 hrs of tuition for a 3-week session.

Mornings are dedicated to the practice of language with 45 hrs of oral and written communication, reinforcement of grammatical structure, vocabulary enrichment and oral practice in an audio lab.
For the afternoons, students can choose one of the following thematic tracks which all include 30 hrs of lectures and site visits:

  1. Sessions 1 & 2: attendance certificate (with grades) delivered for each session.
  2. Optional fee-paying DELF and DALF exams (A2 to C1) - Registration and payment on registration.
The DELF/DALF is an official French-language diploma awarded by the Ministry of Education which evaluates the 4 compentences : oral and written comprehension and oral and written productions. 
Informations on :
Fee-paying registration (€80 to €160) to be made upon CIE registration.
Exams only open if a sufficient number of participants is reached for each level.

Candidates' profile

The program is  open to anyone over 18, without qualification pre-requisites and/or prior level of French  (except for the "FFL didactics" and "Peace and human rights" modules that require at the minimum a completed B1 level).
For underaged specific request, please contact us at

Tuituion fees

Standard fees:
French language (45h) : 775 per session
French Language + 1 afternoon track (75h) : €1285  per session
External Students' fees:

French language (45h) : €572,50 per session
French Language + 1 afternoon track  (75h) : €947,50 per session
Unicaen students' fees:

French language (45h) : €370 per session
French Language + 1 afternoon track (75h) : €610 per session


Online registrations | Registration and payment deadline: January 28 - May 4, 2020.

During the online pre registration, you will need to download a copy of your passport and a color passport size picture.
A family housing form will be sent to you, if required. You will have to send it to us by email with some photos.
Once registered, you will receive by email a payment summary. The payment of the tuition, housing and DELF/DALF fees (according to your choices) will be required in full. To be paid before the registration deadline.

Payment options
  1. bank transfer (proof of transfer will be required),
  2. credit card,
  3. bank cheque in euro.

Housing & meals

  • Housing
Two options:
  1. Single room in a University residence: €296 for 1 session, €562 for 2
  2. Host family (half-board) : €558 for 1 session, €1086 for 2
These rates include a €30 reservation fee.
  • Meals
Lunches and dinners can be taken at the University restaurant. Average meal costs €6.
University residences are also equipped with cooking facilities on each floor (cooking equipment not furnished).

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Last update : April 8, 2020

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