International Summer CampusFrench Language and cultureFrom the 25th of June to the 20th of July 2019 in Le Mans - France

International Summer Campus - 2019 editionFrench Language and Culture - June 20th to July 17th 2019 in Le Mans - France

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Course Organisation

107 hours of French courses spread out  from the 20th of June to the 17th of July 2019.

  • 52 hours of French classes
  • 47 hours of cultural and linguistic workshops

Each student will be able to benefit from the Language Resource Center (CRL) which allows them to learn or to improve their French skills. The CRL is a multimedia computer facility where students work interactively with computer, helped and supervised by a tutor.

Available Level of French

Based on the CEF (Common European Framework), from A1 to B2 (beginner to intermediate levels).

Oral and written placement tests will take place on the 21th of June.

Students will be divided into groups (15-17 students) according to their level of French.

On request, students from partner universities can get credits (ECTS or US) out of the summer school.

Organisation of the activities

  • Program trips (Le Mont Saint-Michel,Saint Malo, Amboise Castle in the Loire Valley and a guided tour of the city)
  • A cooking day at a French cooking school (for 60 persons maximum)
  • A welcoming and supervision service throughout the session
  • 30 days of public transportation by bus and tramway


In a student residence on the campus, in an individual room with wi-fi, toilets and shower. Room available from the 20th of June 2019.

Wifi Internet access on the Campus.

Where to eat?*

  • In the student residence's kitchen
  • In the Cafeteria and cafés around the campus. Minimarket on the campus open from Monday to Sunday morning
  • The University restaurant will be open until the beggining of July.


  • Housing : an individual room, the housing insurance and a set of bedding (pillow, blanket and sheets) : 380 euros

* Not included in the program fee

** Extra costs

Coming to Le Mans

Le Mans / Paris Gare Montparnasse Station
= 18 round-trip journeys per day, one way taking 55 minutes

Le Mans / Paris Airport Roissy Charles de Gaulle
= 5 round-trip journeys per day, one way taking 1h30

Contact :
Université du Maine

Centre de l'International et des Langues (CIeL)

Avenue Olivier Messiaen 72085 LE MANS Cedex 9 - FRANCE

Tel : 33(0) - Tel : 33(0) (ri-summercampus @

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