Learn French in France

CILEC - Université Jean-Monnet

Saint-Etienne

Created in 1977, the International Centre for Language and Civilisation (CILEC), offers a semester course validated by the Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Françaises (DUEF), an annual course validated by the Diplôme Universitaire de Préparation aux Concours des Ecoles d’Art (DUPCEA) and summer courses. Saint-Etienne, a city renowned for its welcoming culture, is also the cheapest city in France. Taking advantage of its proximity to Lyon (45 min by train), Saint-Etienne is an ideal point of entry to visit the Alps, the French Riviera or Paris. At CILEC, a team will be at your disposal to facilitate your integration and accompany you during your learning of the French language and civilisation.

Welcome in Saint-Etienne
Prepare your stay:
Practical Guide

School Highlights
FLE quality Label. Bienvenue en France quality Label.
What's new ?

Discover our evening courses : 50hrs training from 6pm to 8.30pm

Destination Francophonie : Saint-Etienne:
Visit the school website
CILEC - Université Jean-Monnet

21 rue Denis Papin 42023 Saint-Etienne


+33 (0)4 77 43 79 73

Course organisation :
Group courses at your level

Course content :
Intensif General French, Exam Preparation Courses, French for Higher Education studies

Exam Diplomas Center :
DELF, DALF, DUEF