DEL PROVENCE is situated in the very heart of Marseille, between the Old Port and beaches. We offer optimal learning conditions, comfortable classrooms as well as communal areas for break times. Classes are taught by qualified French native-speaking teachers with FLE diplomas, guaranteeing professional and personalized instruction which will enable you to develop your proficiency in the French language. The teachers are equipped with all the educational materials necessary for high quality teaching.
ADEL PROVENCE is a 2 minute walk from the tramway, metro and buses, and within easy reach of the host families. Students will also enjoy Marseilles’ numerous restaurants with sunny terraces, shops, and cinemas.
ADEL PROVENCE’s primary function is to teach French, but also to introduce you to a region with an exceptional heritage and to one of the most attractive cities on the shores of the Mediterranean. We believe that students should be happy and relaxed while studying. That's why at ADEL PROVENCE we don't only concentrate on providing best in class language teaching, we also look at each student's particular needs.
Individual attention and a personal service are of prime importance to us. ADEL PROVENCE is registered as a private institute of higher education by the Ministry of National Education.
Classes are taught by qualified French native-speaking teachers with FLE diplomas, guaranteeing professional and personalized instruction which will enable you to develop your proficiency in the French language. Maria the director, the teachers: Crystelle, Myriam, Julia, Linda, Jacqueline, Mariana....
WHO ARE OUR STUDENTS?
We welcome every year students from more than 30 different countries. The nationalities more represented are: Australia, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Finland, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States , and Venezuela. - Students stay between 1 week and 6 months. - Most students are 17 - 50 years old. The average age is between 20 and 30 in summer and older in winter. - Maximum number of students per class is 10 (average 7 – 8 and in low season 4-5).
- 5 classrooms - Central downtown location - Free WIFI connections for students - A privileged location to accommodation options (Host families, Studios, Hotels, Student residences…). - A warm and efficient service: to find the most appropriate course and accommodation and assist students during the stay. - Experienced and friendly team at your disposal
Visits and excursion in and around Marseilles organized by teachers: Calanques, Vieux Port, La Vieille Charité, MUCEM, Palais Longchamp…. Social evenings (restaurant, wine bar, cinema etc.)
If you are not a citizen of the European Union or Switzerland, you need to apply for a visa. Please contact the French Consulate or Embassy in your home country or country of residence. You can find the application forms and more information about the application process online.
Once you are enrolled at Adel Provence, you will receive a certificate of enrollment and we will send you any necessary document in order to apply for a student visa. Allow adequate time to obtain any necessary documents.
How to get there
Airport / Station transfer: On request, and all year, we arrange for you the pick-up service from Marseille-Provence airport, or Saint Charles station (train or bus).
The airport is located about 25 km from the city centre. There are some low cost companies, as ryanair, vueling, Easyjet, etc.