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Over 30 Programme in Nice

  • Minimum age: 30 yrs+
  • 30 group lessons
  • Max 8 students per class
  • Offered: June to late September
  • Levels: High Elementary to High Intermediate
  • Timetable: Mon/Fri : 9.00 am – 10.40 am / 11.00 am – 12.20 pm / 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

No group AM lessons held on first Monday of any group course due to induction, language assessment and guided tour of old Nice. Group classes start on the second day of any programme booked.

A short term French language course aimed at those aged 30 plus, who would prefer not to study with high school or university students, during the summer months. The course builds on current French language skills from good elementary (A2) to high intermediate (B2) levels.

Nice: View of the Promenade

Nice Teen: City centre

Course Dates 2021

May June July August
25, 31 07, 14, 21, 28 05, 12, 19, 26 02, 09, 16, 23, 30

Public Holidays: 24 May, 14 Jul, 15 Aug in 2021. Lessons lost are not made up. The school offers an excursion to students instead.

First Day

Arrival at school for everyone: 09.00 hrs

Beginners: Will then have their first classes
All other levels: Language assessment tests in the form of a written and oral entrance test.
Classes will begin on Tuesday morning for students who have participated in the language assessment.


You are welcome to choose from a range of accommodation choices:

  • French hosts, single room, half-board (shared rooms for couples)
  • Shared apartment with French hosts, single room, self-catering (shared rooms for couples)
  • Hotels or ApartHotels/Residences
  • or feel free to make your own arrangements

Please ask for the Nice accommodation fact-sheet or review the accommodation detailed under the main “Nice” pages on the CESA website.
A few hosts can offer a bedroom with a private bathroom (though it won’t necessarily be en suite).  If this is important to you, please discuss this with the CESA staff.

Travel & Transfer

The majority of students fly to Nice airport.
Please take a taxi from the airport to your accommodation.

If you’ve booked host accommodation with half-board, your hosts will collect you on arrival if free, on Sunday (if at a reasonable hour).