Cours d'été

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Learn French in a different way in Switzerland. At the Summer course of the University of Neuchâtel, we teach French since 130 years with passion and heart.

  • Our Practical French courses (two or four weeks) are open to everybody.
  • No special diploma or level requested

The Summer School 2024 will take place
from July 1 to 12 and from 15 to 26

Registration are closed


Test your level : placement test

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Information and program

If you have any questions, please contact us at ilcf.ce@unine.ch.


People who has validated their participation through payment will receive an initial file indicating the skills that will be worked on during the summer course in order to anticipate learning (optional).

  • Morning:

Intensive practical French course 1, from 1 to 12 July - description (520.-)
Intensive practical French course 2, du 15 au 26 juillet - description (520.-)

  • Afternoon:

Excursions and visits, picnics, meetings (optional individual support, free participation)

  • ​“Linguistic tandem”

Free registration. Note: a linguistic tandem consists in associating with a French-speaking person who wishes to learn your language for regular meetings; you teach them your language and they teach you French.

  • Your advantages
    • Cultural wealth spanning from La Tène civilisation to the best in modern architecture (Botta, Le Corbusier);
    • Discover the region;
    • A 130-year experience in teaching French as a foreign language;
    • Matchless hourly fee of CHF 13.00;
    • In close proximity and with direct access to teaching and administrative staff: a team which is there for you;
    • Flexibility in the duration and possibility to add on (two first weeks, two last weeks or the four weeks) .


Brochure 2024 (2.74 MB)

General course programme

Level test

Check your level in French online with our test and enter the result in the registration form.

Recommandation: do the test without help, just out of your current knowledge. Don't try to find all the answers - show us what your real level is.

Registration 2024

Registration are closed.

If you have any questions, please contact us at ilcf.ce@unine.ch.




  • Société ALFEN : Please complete this registration form, ticking "Cours d'été".



  • Room for rent in a shared apartment with 2 university students in Corcelles. Fr. 470/month, all inclusive. Tel. 078 856 94 00.


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