Foundation Year in

Intensive French

This programme is designed to assist students acquire French proficiency and develop academic skills. The programme is delivered over one to four semesters (Fall and Spring) depending on students’ level in French, academic profile and performance.

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The French as a Foreign Language (FLE) department provides non-French speaking students with the French language education that they need to succeed academically and professionally. Dedicated to preparing students for an undergraduate degree in French, this programme ensures that the students have the required language level whilst providing vital insight into French Higher Education.

A linguistic trip in France can be arranged at a language school during summer, allowing students to practice French and reinforce their level.

  • 1 year programme
  • Morning classes
  • Evening classes
  • Preferential rates
  • Scholarships
  • Linguistic trip
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Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi


Years of academic excellence





  • Established: 30 May 2006
  • Patronage: Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince
  • Motto: A bridge between civilisations
  • Affiliations: Sorbonne University and University of Paris
  • Accreditation: UAE Ministry of Education, French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
  • Subjects: Humanities, Sciences, Languages and Social Sciences
  • Teaching language: French, English, Arabic
  • System: European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)
  • Student diversity: over 90 Nationalities (more than 50% of the graduates are UAE Nationals)

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