Learn French in France

CLA - Université de Franche-Comté


An internationally minded university centre, the CLA has been accomplishing its service and engineering missions since 1958 in the complementary fields of education, training and research.More than 3,000 trainees come every year to improve their level of French as a foreign language (one of the ten languages taught), or prepare for university study in France. French as a foreign language teachers and training leaders, meanwhile, come to update their teaching practices and knowledge. As a partner of French and international organisations and ministries, the CLA conducts more than 60 annual expertise and training missions.

Ecole partenaire de la Carte internationale de professeur de français

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Welcome in Besançon ! - Practical Guide Campus France
All you need to know to prepare your stay and discover the city

School Highlights
Label Qualité FLE, member of the Campus FLE network, partner of Campus France, personalised support, specialised media library, all types of accommodation (including host families), highly qualified trainers, friendly atmosphere, multitude of cultural proposals, region with a strong tourist and cultural character (Burgundy-Franche-Comté, close to Germany and Switzerland).
What's new ?

The CLA offers both face-to-face and distance learning courses and training. In addition, a French Immersion offer (discovery of France, culture, gastronomy...) and access to the media library are also offered in addition to the virtual classes.

Visit the school website
CLA - Université de Franche-Comté

6 rue Gabriel Plançon 25000 Besançon

+33 (0) 3 81 66 52 00

Course organisation :
Group courses at your level, Tailor-made courses, Online courses virtual classes

Course content :
Intensif General French, French for Higher Education studies, Teaching training Programmes, Professional French Courses

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