France, Lyon

French society and identity

when 27 June 2016 - 8 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 2000

French society and identity Summer School 2016 proposes different courses on cultural and academic subjects, in the areas of business, the humanities, law and political sciences. The main language of instruction is English.
Courses, which run for around 5 hours per day, will give participants the opportunity to engage on both theoretical and practical levels. By way of added value, the programme contains around 10 hours of French language classes, and seeks to attract participants with same basic knowledge of French. However, absolute beginners can be integrated. The “survival French” classes are designed to facilitate integration during the stay in Lyon.

Povisional courses:
Survival French
Lyon, the city of canuts and traboules
French foreign policy
Doing business in/with France (Legal and intercultural aspects)
French social diversity and its history
French history in film
French society and cuisine (Living to eat and not eating to live)

Course leader


Target group

Our programme is open to any participant who wants to discover France, Lyon and French culture and society.

Course aim

Our Summer School will give you the opportunity to discover French culture and society through interesting courses in English focusing on business and law-related topics, the humanities and political science. The academic experience goes hand in hand with tasty and entertaining cultural activities (Lyon guided tour, excursions to the medieval town of Pérouges and the Beaujolais, visit of Lumière film museum, cruise on the Saone and Rhône rivers, Cuisine workshop).

Fee info

EUR 2000: This includes courses, cultural activities, welcome breakfast, farewell dinner and accommodation in individual rooms in a university residence.
EUR 1700: This does not include accommodation.