Why learn French ?

  • More than 200 million people speak French on the five continents (220 million speakers today, 700 million in 2050).The ability to speak French and English is an advantage in the international job market.
  • Speaking French opens up study opportunities at renowned French universities and business schools, ranked among the top higher education institutions in Europe and the world.
  • French is the other language for international relations ( the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, the International Olympic Committee ...)
  • French is the language of cooking, fashion, theatre, the visual arts, dance, love and reason.

Opt for Excellence !

With a long experience of teaching French, the French Institute offers quality courses taught by French teachers, French and Cyprus, all graduates of the best French universities. Ongoing training is offered each year so they mastered the most innovative methods in teaching French as a foreign language.

We offer a wide range of courses adapted to your needs and your level. All our courses are consistent with the CEFR for Languages.

Student outcomes IFC French certifications attest to the effectiveness of the course. They are the best of Nicosia (92.12% against 87% for all Cyprus).

Intensive courses


Registration open(*)


The intensive French course is scheduled to last between 60 and 100 hours. Students attend 3 lessons per week. Students enrolling in this course can attain up to three different CECR levels with approximately one year's study. The fees for this course vary between 400 and 550 Euros.

(*) A minimum of 6 participants is required to begin a session.

Place: Institut français de Chypre - 59, Avenue Strovolos - 2018 Nicosia 


Annual standard courses

School year 2017 2018

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Beginning of courses: 18th September - Registration deadline: 11th September 2017


This course gives students the opportunity to attain one of the six CECR levels and improve their skills in all aspects of the French Language, focusing on vocabulary, listening and writing skills. The use of a variety of multimedia tools stimulates a passion for learning among the participants.

The length of this programme varies between 90 and 165 hours depending on students’ French levels. Students attend 2 or 3 classes per week. The fees for this course vary between 620 and 750 Euros. Payments can be made by cash, cheque or card, in three different instalments.

Place: Institut français de Chypre - 59, avenue Strovolos - 2018 Nicosie