Boarding school in France - 11 months

Boarding school in France - 11 months

Your stay:
starting from
14 500,00 €

Boarding School in France


This unique program gives young students the opporutnity to discover France, way of life and culture, all while improving their language skills. They are placed in French boarding schools. They are supervised by a CEI local coordinator and the CEI office during the entirety of their stay.


5-day boarding-option

Students experience the daily life at the high school by being accommodated as a boarder during the week and share the life of a CEI selected host family during the week-end and school holidays. Placements are offered all throughout France.


7-day-boarding option

Students are placed in a permanent boarding school in the South of France, Occitanie region. This school offers a wide range of facilities and activities during the week-ends and school holidays: ski, horseback riding, fishing, basketball, football, rugby, cross-fit, table tennis, golf, climbing, cooking lessons... Music activities are also possible: piano, guitar, drums. With 600 students, most of which are boarders, the entire life of the school is dedicated to studies and activities for the students in a green environment with the Pyrenean mountain range in the background.


Price for a full year (other program duration upon request):

  • 5-day-boarding option: 14500€
  • 7-day-boarding option: 17000€


Prices include:

  • processing of the student application, research and selection of a French host family (interview, visit of the house and environment)
  • full board accommodation with a host family
  • enrolment and attendance in a French lycée or collège, lunches taken at school as well as school expenses (for private schools)
  • supervision and assistance by a CEI area representative as well as by the staff of the central office
  • a local orientation meeting in September and January (all program durations - the meeting can be private or attended in a group)
  • transfer costs to the host community (transfer on arrival - includes the booking and purchase of the domestic train/plane ticket by CEI + CEI escort and emergency phone line on day of arrival)
  • arrival transfer


Prices do not include:

  • international transport, books and school material, stationary
  • pocket money and purchase of personal items, phone and Internet expenses, rental of school iPads, computers
  • transfer costs on departure day
  • local transport, visa expenses
  • medical insurance (compulsory). CEI can provide it: 500€ for a year, 320€ for a semester.
  • third party liability insurance
Included in the stay
  • A unique immersion program to discover France from the inside
  • School & lunch fees included
  • Full assistance of our network of CEI area representatives located throughout France
  • Optional fun trips organized by CEI
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