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Boulogne-sur-Mer Langues et Cultures


The Université d’été de Boulogne-sur-Mer offers quality stays for participants of any nationality and any age wanting to improve their knowledge of French and experience the language and culture

The Université d’été organises the stays from A to Z: the intensive courses, a rich programme of leisure and cultural activities, the accommodation on campus or with a host family, the meals, the contact with local inhabitants, a main reception open 7 days a week, days and evenings. It is also a DELF examination centre in the summer period.

More generally, the Université d’été de Boulogne-sur-Mer strives to create numerous exchanges and international contacts with the local inhabitants. It is particularly attached to social interactions and friendly relations between people from all countries.


The price suggested by the Université d’été is minutely calculated to be affordable yet also to represent the programme’s quality, completeness, and diversity: classes (generally 20 hours a week, except for special programmes) + cultural activities, organised events and discovery of the local and regional heritage.

A long tradition of welcoming people from all over the world

The Université d’été de Boulogne-sur-Mer is part of a long tradition: it was officially created in 1951.

The mission of the Université d’été de Boulogne-sur-Mer is not only to teach French, but also to enable students to discover the region, the culture and traditions of the country, to put them in contact with the inhabitants, to welcome them and to provide entertainment. The Boulogne-sur-Mer town council is equally involved in the reception and integration of our foreign guests in its town.

A language centre located in the heart of the city

The courses take place in the main University of Boulogne-sur-Mer, which is located in the heart of the city, very close to the pedestrian streets, the port, the beach and the old city.

The Université d’été boasts a welcoming centre with numerous rooms and spaces adapted to offer a pleasant, efficient and comfortable stay

A unique geographical area

Boulogne-sur-Mer is located in a touristic region which has numerous assets and is particularly lively in the summer.

It is also close to Lille, Paris, London, Brussels, Bruges and Amsterdam, all of which can be easily visited in one or two days, during the week-end.

For the duration of your stay, the Université d’été de Boulogne-sur-Mer offers an activity programme which enables you to discover the region. Excursions are also organized during the week-end to discover some of the aforementioned cities (Paris, Bruxelles, Lille…)