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Summer International Courses

French Language Courses for Foreigners


From July 3rd to July 20th,2017


The University of Mons

Situated between Brussels, Lille and Paris, Mons is a city with a fantastic architectural heritage. The medieval streets invite you to leisurely stroll and the cafés of the Grand Place are particularly inviting in summer.

The University of Mons is well-known in the fields of linguistics and language-teaching methodology.

As one of the European leaders in language-teaching methodology, UMONS works closely with institutions that supply state-of-the-art research in this area.



The International Summer Courses offer the possibility of language proficiency in a French-speaking atmosphere, and are organized by French-speaking teachers.

The courses are aimed at any foreigner wishing to acquire or improve his/her spoken or written French. Class-levels are organized from elementary to advanced.

The students’ proficiency level will be assessed on the first day, in order to place them in the group that best corresponds to their level and in which they will progress the best.

The courses take place 5 days a week in the morning and in the afternoon (a total of ± 100 hours).

In addition to the French courses, various cultural visits, conferences, workshops (literature, songs, theatre, ...) will be offered depending on the level of the student.

At the end of the session, an attestation in conjunction with the Common European Framework of Reference for languages of the European Council will be rewarded, provided the student attended classes and activities on a regular basis.


Cultural activities

We enjoy Mons that was European Capital of Culture in 2015.

The participants will also have the opportunity to take part to a film club and to attend a cultural event.



Participants aged 18 and over can be provided with accommodation in single rooms with sink and shower at the «Cité Universitaire ».

Sheets, blankets and towels are provided. Weekly cleaning for the rooms is guaranted. Students can have access to the Internet if they have a computer of their own.



The tuition fee is 560 € and covers all activities.

For accommodation, the fee is 450 €.

Options :

  • Courses : 560 €
  • Courses + Accommodation : 1.010 €



Application forms must be sent before June 15. (Subject to availability, late applications can be accepted).

All information related to your attendance will be communicated to you as soon as your registration is confirmed.

1/ If you wish to apply, fill in the application form to be sent back:

  • By mail :
Université de Mons
Extension UMONS
Rue du Rossignol, 1
B-7000 MONS (Belgique)
+32 65 55 20 69


2/ The fees are to be paid making a bank transfer to

  • N°068-2449897-92 - IBAN : BE12 0682 4498 9792 - BIC : GKCCBEBB - of asbl Extension UMONS (CFE), Place du Parc, 23, B-7000 MONS.
  • Write the selected option on your payment : «French courses» or «French courses + accommodation» 
  • Bank transfer fees are the responsability of the student.