Summer University

Summer University

The best start for your studies in France

Summer University is organized for international individual students or group of students.

Informations :

Registration for Summer 2019 are open.

Three choices :

  1. 4 weeks program : from August 5th to August 30th 2019 (82 hours).
  2. 2 weeks program : from August 5th to August 16th 2019 (41 hours).
  3. 2 weeks program : from August 19th to August 30th 2019 (41 hours).

The program combines language, culture and practical life to facilitate adaptation to everyday life in France and the academic background in French for international students (CEFR levels B1 and B2).

  • Intensive courses in FLE (French as a foreign language) and civilization (CEFR levels A1 to C1)
  • Initiation to the FOU (French on University Objectives, for CEFL levels B1 and C1)
  • Mandatory cultural activities (visits, workshops) and optional cultural activities
  • Practical workshops


  • 880€ for 4 weeks
  • 480€ for 2 weeks.

Students who already studying in CIREFE in 2018-2019 are eligible to a  10%  discount.

Fees include: mandatory courses and cultural activities, access to various services (help with accommodation, access to the University restaurant, wifi on campus …).
Fees do not include reception on arrival, transport, accommodation and catering costs.

Accomodation possible, subject to availability, please contact us.

Accommodation costs

  • 22€ per night single room (with individual shower and toilet) in a university residence
  • -Starting from 19,50€ per night directly on Bed and CROUS website (only from 3rd-15th of august)
  • 728€* single room in a host family, full board (lunch at the university restaurant), for 28 nights.

*Prices may vary slightly

Information :


For any questions you might have :

Registrations for Summer 2019 are open.


The university is close to the center of Rennes, 20 minutes walking, or by metro in 5 minutes (Villejean-University station). The railroad (SNCF) and bus stations are directly connected via metro to the University.

Rennes is one hour from the beaches of Saint-Malo and Mont-Saint-Michel, 1h30 from Paris by train.

The University Restaurants and cafeterias reopen on August 20th (meal 3,25€)
Theres is also a shopping area nearby.

Login IDS will be provided upon arrival (Wi Fi and computer labs).