The Université de Caen offers an excellent French Language and Culture program to students at all French levels from the Département de Formations en Langues. Students attend French language, civilization, literature, and teaching methodology classes alongside non-native international French speakers. Courses are tailored to fit the students’ language levels and are fully immersive. Upper level French students can take one or two regular university courses in French along with their Language & Culture courses. All students must take French language exam to determine their French language level on arrival. 

HOUSING AND MEALS

ISEP students live in an on-campus residence hall and receive a meal stipend. 

SCHOLARSHIP

This program qualifies for the ISEP French and German Language Annette Kade Fund Scholarship. The scholarship awards $500 - $1,500 USD to students who are from a U.S. institution and studying French or German language in Austria, France, Germany, Reunion Island, or Switzerland. Learn more here!

Program Website

Course Description

For a list of program descriptions by language level, please click on the following links: 

DUEF A1
DUEF A2
DUEF B1
DUEF B1+
DUEF B2
DUEF C1
DUEF C2

To research regular university course offerings, visit the Portail des formations.

To gain a full understanding of how Language & Culture programs work at ISEP, please review the ISEP Country Handbook for France here.

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Quiamony Gaskins 703-504-9963 | QGaskins@isep.org Thank you for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I’ll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.

Academics

Undergraduate
(in French)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies Recommended!

    French Studies

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    French Language and Literature

  • Language and Culture Recommended!

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • LPR Required
  • LPR Writing Score: <A1 - Novice Mid-Low
  • LPR Reading Score: <A1 - Novice Mid-Low
  • LPR Listening Score: <A1 - Novice Mid-Low
  • LPR Speaking Score: <A1 - Novice Mid-Low
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Students with a French language background must submit a Language Proficiency Report and French essay. 

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Universite de Caen is most appropriate for students who want to study French language and culture courses. 

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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