32 years of experience in teaching French to foreigners and more than 4500 students welcomed ! "

Institut Francophonie

Do you want to take French lessons ? learning or improving your French ?

Travel to Nantes and experience a complete French immersion in the largest metropolis in western France !

At Institut Francophonie, you will study in optimal conditions :

  • in private or small group lessons (6 to 12 participants)
  • always in interaction, both in speaking and writing
  • and above all, in a serious but warmy atmosphere !


Our objectives ? Enable you to :

  • progress quickly and well
  • practice French speaking during 50 to 60% of each lesson
  • homework after each lesson to memorise, go further and practique writing and reading
  • make the most of your teacher's corrections

Build your program :

1. Group or private lessons ?
2. Lessons in Nantes or online ?
3. Your rythm : 20H, 15H, 9H or 4H/week ?
4. Day or evening classes ?
5. What duration for your course ?

Why choose Institut Francophonie ?

  • 32 years of experience in teaching French as a foreign language (FLE)
  • Quality certified Qualiopi since 2021 for "Action de formation" category
  • Plus de de 3500 étudiants accueillis depuis sa création en 1991 et environ 300 par an.
  • Native, graduated and experienced teachers
  • Small groups, limited to 12 participants
  • Lessons on site or online
  • Progress at your own pace with regular assessments
  • Individual follow-up

In 2021 :

  • DELF B2 succes rate in 2021 : 100% !
  • 80% of students satisfied !
  • 100% of our students complete their course !

Arriving in Nantes ... easy !


  • Nantes Atlantic airport : lots of flights from/to Europe and other destinations.
  • Nantes train station : Nantes-Paris in train in 2 hours only !

How to arrive at Institut Francophonie ?

Located in Nantes city center, near the hospital (CHU) and only 5 minutes walking from tramway/bus stops.
You'll find us in a very calm small street ... perfect to study !

Train station (SNCF) 10 minutes walking
Tramway line 2 or 3, stops Hôtel Dieu or Aimé Delrue
Disabled people access
Yes, ERP 5

Come with your private car and remind it ! The TAN "parking relais" offer free park if you then use the tramway !

Nous recherchons des familles d'accueil à Nantes et périphérie. Intéressé par un échange culturel et l'accueil d'un jeune adolescent international pendant une semaine ? Contactez-nous !