Intensive French & Art Studies

Intensive French & Art Studies
Intensive French
1 year or 1 Semester
Program name
Intensive French & Art Studies
Tuition Fees
6 000 euros
Program period
Full degree programs
Degree accreditation

Certificate by IESA and the Sorbonne


Created in partnership with les Cours de Civilisation de la Sorbonne, this yearlong program prepares non-French speaking students to pursue different degree tracks at Galileo Global Education Art and Culture schools.   It combines the teaching expertise of the Français Langue Etrangère (French as a foreign language) from the Sorbonne with that of IESA in the art and cultural fields. 

Objectives of the program :

  • Reach level B2 of French by gaining written and oral skills required to pursue higher education in French and participate in professional internships with cultural institutions and businesses.
  • Learn about European history and culture (art history, evolution of cultural practices, etc.) through classes and conferences, as well as visits to museums and other cultural landmarks.
  • Acquire specific vocabulary pertaining to art and culture to continue your education and pursue a career within the field.  
  • Gain tools and methodology necessary to further your education. 
  • Participate in group projects to learn how to develop interpersonal relations in a professional environment.
  • Experience life in Paris by integrating with IESA, a school dedicated to art and culture.

1st Semester

French :

  • Grammar
  • Phonetics


  • Vocabulary specific to art and culture
  • European civilization : European art & cultural history 
  • Group projects, visits to museums and cultural sites 

5 Specialized Classes :

  • Vocabulary of Art History 
  • Visits to museums and cultural sites
  • Iconography
  • History and Civilization 
  • Oral Expression

2nd Semester

French :

  • Grammar
  • Phonetics


  • Vocabulary specific to art and culture
  • Introductory course to other Art Market programs
  • Group projects, visits to museums and cultural sites

5 Specialized Classes :

  • History of France & French Art and Culture 
  • Cultural group project 
  • Workshops, visits to museums and cultural sites
  • Introduction to the Art Market or Introduction to Cultural Professions or Introduction to Multimedia
  • Oral Expression
Job opportunities

This program only delivers a French language diplomas in Art & Culture and general French 

Admission requirements
  • Minimum High school diploma completed
  • French level TCF A2/B1
Admission process

To apply:     

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Students will be requested to send the necessary documents later on in the admission process (like the application form filled and signed, copy of highest degree completed, copy of passport, short resume...)

In addition, Candidates are required to pass an interview, the interviews are conducted in English by telephone or Skype.


Candidates will receive the Admission board’s decision by post and by email. Upon admission, each candidate receives an acceptance letter.