Summer French Language and Culture Program in Lyon, France

Lyon, France


Now you can study abroad in France and learn French through GlobalEd's French language immersion program in Lyon, France. With GlobalEd you will increase your French language skills regardless of your initial level while immersing the local culture. We make learning French fun with intensive and small size classes. Regardless of your initial language level, we can offer a variety of course formats intensive, semi-intensive, au-pair, evening or personalized French courses for you. The courses run all year long and you can study French from one week to one year. There is no better way to learn the French language than by immersing yourself in the culture, living with a local family and receiving intensive language training. GlobalEd’s program in Lyon, France makes it even more fun by providing you with weekly activities and local excursions. No matter what level of French you have… from pure beginner to heritage speaker, our intensive French language classes will take you to the next competency level, boosting your fluency and increasing your vocabulary, grammar, verb conjugation, written and oral expression.


  • Take intensive French language classes.
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture in the beautiful city of Lyon.
  • Live with a French family including a partial meal plan.
  • Participate in cultural activities & excursions.
  • Receive Myers Briggs Training.



If you’re looking for opportunities to study French in France, do not hesitate to join our French language program in Lyon. Whether you are looking to learn some basic French for one week, take a refresher course or really focus on increasing your competency level, we can design a course the meets your goals with our intensive, semi-intensive and personalized French courses.



The effectiveness of your ability to articulate your experience abroad in a resume and interview will have a profound impact on your employability. GlobalEd provides cultural training to prepare you for your immersion experience and provides you with a framework for understanding and analyzing different cultural values. You will also receive Myers-Briggs training to gain an in-depth understanding of your own personality and be able to explain why people act and think the way they do. Our ongoing coaching throughout your session abroad will help you contextualize your experiences in a positive and productive manner. And finally, you will learn how to put all of this into a resume and use it to dominate your interviews for the first years of your career.


Students will live with a local family and receive a partial meal plan (2 meals per day), normally breakfast and dinner. Living with a local family is a wonderful opportunity to improve your language skills and to expose oneself to local foods and customs. Most of GlobalEd’s families have received international students in the past and enjoy the daily interaction. You will be placed in a single or double room and have the option to request a roommate preference if traveling with a friend. The program includes two meals a day, a weekly laundry service and normal utility usage.

Student life

You will also have access to cultural activities such as walking tours of the city, visiting monuments, and joining excursions that will allow you to meet locals and other international students from around the world. As a student you will be able to participate on GlobalEd’s planned excursions taking you to such destinations as Paris and Annecy (contact us for exact details).

Cultural Activities

Weekly activities will be posted and may vary. Many activities are free of charge while others may have a small surcharge.
  • Museum Visits
  • Neighborhood Tours
  • Movie Night
  • Sports
  • Cooking Classes
  • Language Exchange Partner

Trips and Excursions

GlobalEd offers a 200 euro stipend to students on this summer program allowing them the opportunity to participate on multiple excursions organized by various providers in the area. Such excursions allow students the opportunity to tap into the large community of international students. Examples of popular destinations include:
  • Paris
  • Geneva
  • Nice
  • Bordeaux
  • The Alps


Lyon France beautiful view

Dates and Pricing

3 Week Summer French Language in Lyon, France (Session 1)


Dates 31 May - 20 June 2020
Application Deadline 1 May 2020

3 Week Summer French Language in Lyon, France (Session 2)


Dates 5 July - 25 July 2020
Application Deadline 1 June 2020

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