Tufts in Annecy
June 30 – July 27, 2019
Tufts in Annecy is a summer program based at CILFA (Centre
International de Langue Française d'Annecy), an institute that
specializes in teaching French as a second language to students over
the age of 18. Tufts' affiliation with CILFA provides students with
quality language instruction and helps students benefit from the
study-abroad experience by enhancing integration into the culture.
Tufts in Annecy students take courses at CILFA in Annecy, but are
supported and assisted by a Tufts professor and Tufts University, in
Students enroll in an intensive French language course specific to
their skill level, attending language classes in Annecy for twenty
hours per week (usually four hours per day, Monday through Friday).
CILFA has been affiliated with the University of Savoie since 1999.
It is located in Annecy-le-Vieux, between lake and mountains. Taught
by native speakers who are experts in the teaching of French, each
course aims to develop and improve French speaking, listening,
grammar, reading, and writing skills. The Tufts professor oversees
the placement of students at the appropriate level and follows the
progress of each Tufts in Annecy student. The professor provides
academic support and guidance as well as personalized individual
tutoring in order to supplement the classes and administers the
final Tufts University French grade.
View the Tufts in Annecy course listing.
Please go to the registration page to
learn more about eligibility, fees, and scholarship opportunities.
Read more information about what to
expect, general information and policies, diversity and inclusion,
and preparing for Talloires.