Learn French in the heart of France

Learn French in France with CAVILAM – Alliance Française of Vichy. Located in the Auvergne region, our school is the ideal place to learn French while enjoying the french lifestyle.

Online courses

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French courses

Learn French in immersion courses all year round.

Professional training

We help French professionals to develop further their skills.

Language courses

English, Spanish, German & Italian courses all year round.

Educational resources

We develop practical materials for French language learning.


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Created in 1964, under the impulse of the Universities of Clermont-Ferrand and the city of Vichy, CAVILAM (Centre d’Approches Vivantes des Langues et des Médias) joined the international network of Alliance Française in 2012.

An international reference center, our institution is world renowned for its action in pedagogical innovation. Each year, it welcomes more than 4000 interns and foreign students from over 120 nationalities in a warm atmosphere and on an exceptional site.


  • The highest teaching standards (Qualité FLE award)
  • The school is open throughout the year
  • Face-to-face and online courses
  • New courses begin each Monday
  • A city designed with people in mind
  • French lifestyle to promote language immersion
  • Readily available team on hand to help


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