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).

Adults standard courses

School year 2017 - 2018

pdfDownload yearly courses schedule 2017-2018

Beginning of couses 18 Septembre 2017 - Deadline registration: 11 septembre 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.

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

Conversation courses for seniors

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You want to speak French, to communicate, to exchange ideas then this conversation course was made for you !

You can improve your spoken French through discussions on French culture and contemporary issues and you will be able to speak French more comfortably and feel more confident when you converse with your French-speaking friends.

The fee is 250€ for 30 hours.

  • Every Wednesday from 10 to 12 am.
  • A minimum of 6 participants is required to begin a session.

    Venue : Institut français de Chypre -  Strovolos avenue 59 – Strovolos - 2018 Nicosia



    Intensive courses

    Intensive courses

    pdfDownload yearly courses schedule 2017-2018


    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 570 Euros.

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

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

    Survival kit

    Survival kit

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    You are going to France in a few days and you don't remember any of your French ?  Don't panic !

    The French institute of Cyprus is offering you a 'survival kit': an experimented teacher will take you under his wing to provide you with the essential cultural and linguistic tools to survive in a Francophone country, in a 10 hours course.

    The special fee for this course is 250€ for 10 hours in semi private lessons (minimum 3 people) and 400€ for 10 hours in private lessons.

    Venue : Institut français de Chypre -  Strovolos avenue 59 – Strovolos - 2018 Nicosia


    Conversation courses

    Conversation courses: enrolment open all year long ! 


    The course is ideal if you want to become fluent in French and more confident in using French to discuss a wide range of topics about contemporary life and society. If you have attained the CECR- B1 level, this conversation course is for you! Come and practice your French; you will improve your French language skills, gain confidence and broaden your knowledge of the French culture and way of life.

    • Thursday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm 
    • Tuesday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Rajouter : A minimum of 6 participants is required to begin a session.

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