French Language and the Art of Living


  • Discover regional wines and enjoy workshops with historical context and wine pairings with regional specialties
  • Taste Lyon specialties accompanied by a native representative of the city
  • Visit to the Halles Bocuse
  • Meet with a local from Nice and visit the Côte d'Azur
  • Learn French and savor French culture


Immerse yourself in French language and culture in one or both of the vibrant French cities offered by IPSL. In Nice, situated on the stunning southern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, you'll be in a region known for its temperate climate and rich history as a crossroads for European, Mediterranean, and North African cultures. Study French language, culture, civilization, and social issues for as long as you desire at IPSL's partner Institute in the heart of the city. Alternatively, explore the gastronomical capital of France, Lyon, located at the convergence of the Rhône and Saône rivers.

Choose to combine your French courses with various cultural activities, including cooking lessons, tasting sessions, pastry workshops, wine tasting, and more. Whether you prefer the coastal charm of Nice or the culinary delights of Lyon, savor the opportunity to learn French in the heart of these lively cities.

  • Tuition and academic fees (if applicable), academic transcript, some meals, some excursions, administration fees, lodging, airport transfers, emergency medical insurance, on-site and on-line orientation and pre-departure materials, and welcome and farewell meals.
  • Passport, Visa (if you want to stay longer than 90 days), international airfare, additional meals not included in program, personal spending money, personal transportation (not associated with the program), telephone, and independent travel
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