February Session : 8 to 19 February 2021 (2 weeks)
Dates of enrollment
    Standard rate
     Member rate*
"Early bird" : 01 November 2020 - 30 November 2020 CHF 500.- CHF 400.-
 "Standard" : 01 December 2020 - 24 January 2021  CHF 600.-  CHF 500.-
 "Late bird" : 25 January 2021 - 02 February 2021  CHF 700.-  CHF 600.-


*Members of the University of Geneva: registered students, exchange students, administrative staff, teaching staff, students Horizon Académique.



Classes are open to students of all levels: beginners (A0), A1-A2-B1-B2-C1.

2 weeks before the beginning of classes, all enrolled students receive a link for an online level test.

The online level test is compulsory in order to follow the program. For complete beginners, no test is required.

More information on levels.



12 to 19 people per class.

Courses take place every day from Monday to Friday.

Schedule: 9am - 12pm (including 15 minutes break)

Number of course periods*: 36

*1 academic hour = 45 minutes

Course programme:  training in the five skills (oral and written expression, oral and written comprehension, interaction).

All course materials are provided on the first day of classes.



Optional activities (workshops, courses and conferences) are organised every day in the afternoons.

Schedule: 12.30pm - 5pm

Number of course periods*: 50

*1 academic hour = 45 minutes

Students are strongly encouraged to participate in the optional activities with no enrollment and at no extra charge.

Activities are classified by level required and grammar, written, oral and prononciation skills, etc.

More information on the optional activities.



- free library and media library access

- sports and cultural activities

- public conferences

More information on University of Geneva services.



In order to obtain a certificate of attendance, students must attend all classes and comply with the teacher's requirements.

Two absences maximum are tolerated.

Students do not obtain ECTS credits for the 2-week course.

In order to obtain an official certificate of achievement, a French exam is organised on August 2020.

More information on the exam of the French Summer Course.


It is also possible to take the DELF/DALF exam in Geneva: click here.