French courses for adults

French courses for students aged 16+ with Alpadia from Kaplan
Kaplan French Courses

Learn French abroad

Learn French in France or Switzerland with Alpadia Language Schools, part of the Kaplan family


Prepare for an official French exam:


Recommended by 97% of students

20 years of experience in providing language education to students from all over the world


Full immersion experience including an exciting weekly social program

Swiss quality

Swiss quality standards in all our schools ensure that students get the most out of their learning experience

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Alpadia Language Schools: Swiss quality education

Alpadia Language Schools by Kaplan International Languages offers year-round French, German and English courses in Switzerland, Germany and France for students 16+ and English, French and German language camps for juniors and teens in Europe and North America. Initially established in 1996, and now larger than ever, our mission is to encourage language development through immersion and to expand the horizons of our students. 

Find the right French course for you

We provide French courses in Lyon and Montreux to suit students of all levels, from two-week intensives for beginners to longer academic programs for entry into universities in France and Switzerland. We are an official center for the TCF exam and are close to regional DELF/DALF exam locations.

Standard French Courses

Improve your general French skills and enjoy free time in the afternoons

Intensive & Premium French Course

Study French more in-depth and make rapid progress

Combi French Courses

Combine group French lessons with private lessons to gain a deeper knowledge of the language

French Exam Prep Courses

Prepare for the DELF or DALF and improve your chances of gaining a high test score

University Pathway Courses

Ideal for students who wish to pursue higher education in France or Switzerland

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Private & Online Lessons

Private tuition tailored to your individual aims and needs – study at school or home