30 lessons a week

Since 2010, the Centre International d’Antibes has played host to representatives and officials from the European Union as part of their continuous professional development. The CIA French language school also trains future diplomats from the German Federal Republic's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The course has a minimum requirement of level B1 of the CEFRL and its content is aimed at representatives, European diplomats, officials from the European Union and Council of Europe as well as officials from other international institutions (EPO, CJEU, NATO, Frontex etc.) These classes are also aimed at lawyers from European institutions, international lawyers etc.

  • 20 lessons in the morning + 10 in the afternoon

  • Max 4 persons

  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes

  • Level : Advanced (B1~)

Dates and prices

Single room

€1130/ week

Double room

€945/ week

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    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. (including a 20-minute break)

    Morning classes are aimed at improving language proficiency including developing the grammatical skills appropriate to the group's level.

    The course also includes work on documents and work-related situations linked to European issues as well as general work on comprehension and expression skills. All tasks are part of an interactive approach that is engaging for the learner.

    • Active Pedagogy
    • 12 max
    • 1 lesson = 45 minutes


    Monday to Friday, 2 to 4 p.m. (including a 15-minute break)

    Afternoon classes mainly involve speaking practice with a focus on the grammar and vocabulary covered in the morning. Issues connected to the French-speaking world, the European Union and its institutions are studied as well as international relations.

    Intercultural analysis (politics, history etc.) and activities related to French and European political life are also among the topics regularly covered. For these activities, which are intended to be both varied and lively (debates, international scenarios, presentations etc.), various tools will be used (video projector etc.) as well as appropriate materials (internet, press articles, legal texts, videos, authentic written and audio documents etc.).

    The school

    Centre international dantibes french language school

    Le Château French language school

    In peaceful surroundings close to the town center, we welcome students to our  French language school, an old Provençal farmhouse with bright, modern classrooms.

    The school’s terrace and restaurant offer breathtaking panoramic views of the Mediterranean coast. Far more than just an educational space, the school is also a great place to stay while  learning French in France!

    When this school reaches maximum capacity, students can take their  French courses  at our other school, Le Port – a small building with eight classrooms in an old fisherman’s house at the far end of the marina.

    • WIFI
    • Sea view
    • Restaurant
    • Vending machine
    • Air conditioning


    Students can stay in our Aragon residence, which is close to the town center, or with  host families selected by the school.

    Aragon residence

    The Aragon residence is located a 15-minute walk from the school and offers fully renovated, comfortable studios in a quiet area close to the town centre and the beaches.

    It is also home to the school’s student community, so it is a great place to meet people and speak French.
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    • WIFI
    • Laundry facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Kitchenette
    • Garden

    Why choose the European relations course at the Centre International d'Antibes?

    French course adapted to students

    European relations classes tailored to the needs of European officials and with small class sizes (maximum of 4 students per class), thus promoting effective student participation.
    A specialist course that enables students to communicate more confidently in real-life situations (meetings, public speaking, general conversation with French-speakers, debates etc.).

    Specialized course

    Course chosen by European officials (political leaders, lawyers, interpreters etc.) but also by those studying political sciences or international relations. An interactive and task-based approach tailored to the language needs of each learner within the framework of the CEFRL.

    Active pedagogy

    Track record of accommodating and training European officials. A trained teaching department offering regular monitoring and targeted remedial work.

    A recognized team

    A recognized experience in the reception and training of European civil servants. A trained pedagogical team that ensures regular follow-up and adapted remedies.

    A professional program

    Courses chosen by European civil servants (politicians, lawyers, interpreters, etc.) but also by students of political science or international relations.

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