« Bienvenue en France » label

2020, Pau University was awarded the « Bienvenue en France » label

For institutions, the "Bienvenue en France" label is a fundamental part of quality management. It serves to measure, describe, and promote the facilities and initiatives that accommodate and benefit international students.

A multi-campus university

Situated near the border with Spain, the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour (UPPA) is a network of five campuses which, thanks in particular to their geographic location, enjoy exceptional advantages.

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French Summer ClassesPau campus - Registration before June 15, 2021

This is an intensive 60-hour French course, intended for a foreign audience who will be immerged in the language. The lessons are designed for learners of all levels; they are given on campus, near the historic heart of the city of Pau. The teachers are state graduates and work at the UPPA. They are professionals of French as a Foreign Language and they include their teaching with an action-oriented perspective.

  • Target audience: open to the public (minimum age 18)
  • Location: Pau Campus
  • Selection methods: no selection; language level test before the start of classes
  • Certificate / diploma issued: A University Diploma can be obtained at the end of the course.
  • Language: French
  • Organizing structure: For more than 40 years, the Institute of French Studies for Foreign Students (Institut d'Études Françaises pour Étudiants Étrangers; IEFE) of the University of Pau and the Pays de l'Adour has welcomed a large number of students from all over the world who have come to take courses of language. The lessons are specially designed for foreign learners and with the most innovative methodologies.