Terms & Conditions
Our French programs in mini-groups are designed for adult students (+18).
We advise you to book your French class at least 3 weeks before the starting date. Late booking could be accepted depending on availability of place. Check Availability
Registration is possible from 1 week to 1 year throughout year. Except for COMPETE BEGINNERS, you can join the class any Monday.
Starting dates of INTENSIVE French class for beginners (2019) 7/1, 4/2, 4/3, 1/4, 29/4, 3/6, 1/7, 29/7, 2/9, 30/9, 28/10, 25/11
The school is closed on national holidays and there is no refund for the missed classes. However, we will arrange replacement classes during the same week, for which the detailed information will be informed on the first day of the week.
NATIONAL HOLIDAYS (2019) : 1/1, 22/4, 1/5, 8/5, 30/5, 10/6, 15/8, 1/11, 11/11, 25/12
A deposit of 350€ or full payment is required for reservation of French courses and accommodation : CALCULATE Price
In case of deposit payment, the balance must be paid no later than 2 weeks before the course starts. If you book French courses less than 2 weeks before the starting date, full payment is immediately required. In case you register for 10 weeks+, installement payment might be possible. Contact us
♦ Credit cards VISA/MASTER: Secured Online payment
You can register and pay Online on our secured web site or OFF-Line by giving your credit card details (Holder’s name, Card number, expiration date, security number ) by phone, fax, email. Contact us
Office hours: 9h30 – 20h00, Monday-Thursday, 9h00-17h Friday, 9h30-11h30 Saturday (French time)
TEL +33 1 73 70 17 69
♦ Bank Transfer: payable to LUTECE LANGUE.
A copy of transaction needs to be sent to the school at the time of reservation of French course.
=Our bank information=
SOCIETE GENERALE Paris St. Dominique
6, rue Las Cases 75007 Paris
Bank & Branch Code : 30003 – 03290
Account N°: 000 20042325
IBAN: FR76 3000303290 00020042325 96
*Note : Bank charges related to the payment must be paid at your end.
♦ Check: in Euros, payable in France (Travellers’ checks are not accepted). Please send a check to the school for reservation of French course.
♦ Cash: must be paid at the school before the starting of course.
In order to apply for a Student VISA, you are required to book INTENSIVE PLUS course (Intensive + Workshops) during the period of your stay in France. Once a deposite payment is received by bank transfer, the school will send you a Certificate of registration within 2 working day. See FAQ
All students applying for a student visa must make full payment of 6-month course fee no later than 2 weeks before the course starting date.
- 6 month Student VISA – min. 20 week course : deposit 1 903€, total course fee 5 180€ (+ 90€ registration and certificate fees)
- 1 year Student VISA – min. 40 week course : deposit 3 688€, total course fee 10 280€ (+ 90€ registration and certificate fees)
Once the school issues a Certificate of registration by email/post, your registration is considered definitive and any request for cancellation/modification/refund will not be accepted unless your visa application is rejected.
If you visa application is rejected, the school must recieve by email a course cancellation request and a notification of visa rejection issued by Campus France/French consulate by latest 2 weeks before the starting date. When registration is cancelled in time as mentioned above and the original of Certificate of registration is returned to the school, the deposit will be refunded less administration fee 200€, registration fee 55€, certificat fee 35€, accommodation handling fee 85€.
– Check the Embassies and Consulates of France worldwide.
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICIES
Cancellation request must be emailed to the school no later than 2 weeks before the course starting date. Any session started is due in full and, in case of early departure, no refund can be granted regardless of the reason.
A refund will be made only by bank transfer and at the cost of the student or by check. A handling fee of 50 € is charged. Registration fees (55 €), accommodation handling fee (85 €) and the certificates for visa applications (35 €) are non-refundable. In case of cancellation decided by the school, the entire tuition fee will be refunded. See FAQ
CHANGE OF COURSE DATE
For any course date change, you must inform the school by sending a minimum 2-week written notice before the course starts. In case of short notice, no request for course date change is accepted and the entire course fee is due.
ABSENCE IN CLASS
No refund or replacement lessons will be made if students begin the course late or miss lessons for any reason during the course. However, a replacement lesson will be proposed if the school’s administration office receives a minimum 2-week absence notice.
In case of absent due to a serious illness or hospitalisation for more than 7 days, students need to inform the school immediately and send a medical certificate within 2 days.
LATE ARRIVAL IN CLASS
To avoid disturbing class, students who arrive over 15 minutes late will have to wait until break time to join their class.
ADHERENCE TO INTERNAL RULES
Students must follow the school’s Internal Rules and in case of breach are subject to the applicable sanctions as per the Internal Rules.
LUTECE LANGUE declines all responsibility for thefts of belongings, damages, losses, accidents or sickness during the student’s stay in France. All students are strongly recommended to be covered by personal insurance which covers civil liability, sickness, and accidents.
If you wish to reserve accommodation, a handling fee is charged at the time of reservation. The accommodation price will be fixed in the confirmation letter which the school sends you within 3 working days. Please note that accommodation price must be paid by bank transfer within 1 week after you receive a accommodation confirmation.
In case of cancellation/date changes of accommodation confirmed by the school, LUTECE LANGUE charges a handling fee of 30€. Note that cancellation policy varies depending on the type of stay:
Homestay: Minimum one-week notice. If not the price for one week is charged.
Residence: More than 30 days notice: 20€ is charged by the residence
Less than 30 days notice: 30% of total price is charged.