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CAVILAM - Alliance française

The CAVILAM (Centre of modern approaches to languages and media), a private higher education institution, is a not-for-profit association. It was set up in 1964 by the University of Clermont-Ferrand and town of Vichy.

The CAVILAM is open all year round and it offers a new session every week.

Located in the heart of France, at 2h30 from Paris, it welcomes some 4,000 trainees, including 3000 students and 800 French teachers, of more than 115 different nationalities. It contributes to the educational innovation of language teaching.

International reference center for teaching languages, CAVILAM – Alliance française is also a meeting place for teachers of French as a foreign language who wish to improve their practices and their profesionnal skills during summer.

Our general language courses range from complete beginner (A1) to advanced level (C1).

Located in the heart of Vichy, the school offers students a multimedia library with free WIFI access, language laboratories, a self-study center and exceptional technological resources (Smart boards, digital tablets, radio and video studios …)

Every afternoon, we organise cultural activities : visit of the town and surroundings, cinema, tastings of regional products etc. We also offer different types of accommodation : hotels, studios and more than 500 host families !

Services and amenities

Characteristics

Type of centre
Private centre
Geographical situation
Town / city
Number of students per year
Over 1000
Affiliation with a Professional Group
CAMPUS FRANCE
Réseau des alliances françaises
ADCUEFE
Access for disabled persons
Yes
Visa procedure (CEF)
Yes
Beginning
Open all year
Starting date of the activity
July 1964

Services

Transfers from and to the airport*
Accommodation at the centre*
Accommodation with a family*
Accommodation in the hotel*
Rental accommodation*
Accommodation in a university hall of residence*
Help with external accommodation
Catering on site*
Cultural activities**
Sports activities**
Tutorial services*

Amenities

Computers with internet access
Wifi
Cafeteria*
Mediatheque / resource centre
Leisure area

* Additional costs

** Free services or additional costs

French classes

Programme intensif (26 cours de 45mn)

Number of hours per week
From 16 to 20
Requirements/minimum requirements
None
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Teenagers
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Type of course
Intensive courses
Pricing

302€

Programme super intensif de français (programme intensif + 6 cours particuliers de 45 mn)

Number of hours per week
From 21 to 25
Requirements/minimum requirements
None
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Teenagers
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Type of course
Intensive courses
Pricing

692€

Programme combiné cours en groupe + cours particuliers (18 cours + 6 de 45 mn)

Number of hours per week
From 16 to 20
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Teenagers
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Type of course
Intensive courses
Pricing

599€

Programme "immersion" (programme intensif + 14 cours particuliers de 45 mn)

Number of hours per week
From 26 to 30
Requirements/minimum requirements
None
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Type of course
Super-intensive courses
Pricing

1212€

Voyages de classe pour collégiens et lycéens

Type of course
Séjours de classe
Number of hours per week
From 16 to 20
Requirements/minimum requirements
None
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Teenagers
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Pricing

Sur demande

Sport et langue pour juniors

Type of course
Cours + activités
Number of hours per week
From 11 to 15
Requirements/minimum requirements
None
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Teenagers
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Pricing

1 705€ pour deux semaines

Cours particuliers

Type of course
Cours particuliers
Number of hours per week
From 6 to 10
Requirements/minimum requirements
None
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Teenagers
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
1
Pricing

65€

Option repas pédagogiques (repas pris avec un professeur):

Déjeuner : 135€ / Dîner : 145€

Programme "duo" français / anglais

Cours de français le matin / cours d'anglais l'après-midi
Number of hours per week
From 16 to 20
Requirements/minimum requirements
None
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Teenagers
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Pricing

302€

Préparation aux études universitaires, filières scientifiques

Number of hours per week
Over 35
Requirements/minimum requirements
Independent B1
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF, TEF
Age group
Teenagers
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Type of course
Intensive courses
Pricing

1208€

Practical information

Address :
1, avenue des Célestins
Postal code :
03206
Town :
Vichy
Country :
France
County :
Allier
Region :
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone number :
+33 (0)4 70 30 83 83
Fax :
+33 (0)4 70 30 83 84

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