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Centre audiovisuel de Royan pour l'étude des langues (CAREL)

An internationally renowned multilingual and multicultural centre, CAREL is a public institution set up in 1966 by the town of Royan and University of Poitiers which welcomes French and foreign students (youngsters and adults, individuals and professionals, teachers) all year round.

CAREL is recognised for its multimedia equipment and expertise, which places the student at the heart of a training programme that is focused on intensive language learning and the strengthening of communication skills. Our centre also offers a wide range of accommodation options, as well as activities and excursions throughout the year.

Services and amenities

Characteristics

Type of centre
Public institution
Geographical situation
Sea
Number of students per year
Over 1000
Affiliation with a Professional Group
CAMPUS FRANCE
GROUPEMENT FLE
Access for disabled persons
Yes
Visa procedure (CEF)
No
Beginning
Open all year
Starting date of the activity
January 1966

Services

Transfers from and to the airport*
Accommodation with a family*
Accommodation in the hotel*
Rental accommodation*
Help with external accommodation
Cultural activities**
Sports activities**
Tutorial services

* Additional costs

** Free services or additional costs

French classes

Individuals and students

Type of course
Français général
Number of hours per week
From 21 to 25
Requirements/minimum requirements
None
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
TCF
Age group
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
15
Type of course
Intensive courses
Number of weeks
One week or longer
Pricing

350 € par semaine

Junior courses.

Type of course
Cours + activités
Number of hours per week
From 11 to 15
Requirements/minimum requirements
Elementary A2
Age group
Teenagers
Maximum class size/number of students per class
16
Type of course
Semi-intensive courses
Number of weeks
One week or longer
Pricing

A partir de 352 € par semaine (25 h)

New: Preparation for the DELF-DALF

Type of course
Préparation aux examens
Number of hours per week
From 21 to 25
Requirements/minimum requirements
Elementary A2
Diplomas
DELF, DALF
Age group
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
15
Type of course
Intensive courses
Number of weeks
1-2 weeks
Pricing

350 € (stage d'une semaine - 25 h)

Preparation for university study

Type of course
Préparation aux études supérieures
Number of hours per week
From 21 to 25
Requirements/minimum requirements
Independent B2
Age group
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
15
Type of course
Intensive courses
Number of weeks
3-8 weeks
Pricing

4 semaines (100 h) : 1 600 €

Formation de formateurs

Type of course
Français de spécialité
Number of hours per week
From 21 to 25
Requirements/minimum requirements
Independent B2
Age group
Adults
Maximum class size/number of students per class
15
Type of course
Intensive courses
Number of weeks
1-2 weeks
Pricing

2 semaines (50 h) : 820 €

4 semaines (100 h) : 1 640 €

Practical information

Address :
48, boulevard Franck Lamy
Place Jean-Noël de Lipkowski
BP 219 C
Postal code :
17205
Town :
Royan
Post Office Box :
Cedex
Country :
France
County :
Charente-Maritime
Region :
Nouvelle Aquitaine
Phone number :
+33 (0)5 46 39 50 00
Fax :
+33 (0)5 46 05 27 68

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