International Academy
The Summer University
For International Higher Education & Research Publics
In Hauts-de-France

Pre-University Programmes To Be Announced In 2021

France Excellence Summer Schools To Be Announced In 2021

What is the International Academy?


The International Academy is the summer university for international higher education & research publics in the Hauts-de-France Region.

It fosters integration and interactive exchange between students worldwide from various disciplines, offering not only exciting teachings but also welcome services, administrative support and insight into educational integration.



We offer quality training in various disciplines. We recruit experienced teachers and researchers from excellent institutions, universities, labs and companies in Hauts-de-France and beyond.

Welcome Services

Sit back and relax, for we provide high-standard welcome services. Depending on your programme, you may get catering, accommodation, transportation or administrative tutoring.

Le monde avec vous

Le monde avec vous (i.e. ‘the world with you‘ in French) is a programme powered by the International Academy to integrate international students and enhance regional attractivity.

  • Create links & boost intercultural exchanges
  • Celebrate the Hauts-de-France & its heritage

If you want to take part in this programme as a partner or as a guest, please email us .


partner universities


hours of training

Pre-University Programmes (PreU)


Pre-university sessions aiming at French language acquisition, cultural adaptation and academic acculturation:

  • General French,
  • Academic French for Specific Purposes,
  • Culture and Intercultural Communication,
  • Discovery of the Territory.

Outlined principles of the PreU programmes

We’ve had 9 sessions of satisfied students since 2012!

We’ll run 4 pre-university programmes in summer 2021…

France Excellence Summer Schools (EeFE)


Specialist Summer Schools covering specific subjects for learning, discovering and networking into PhD Studies in France. Taught in English:


  • ½ Specialist Subjects & Guided Practical Work,
  • Training Modules to Introduction to Research,
  • ½ French Language and Culture,
  • Discovery of the Territory.

High standard pre-PhD Summer Schools:


– Cutting-edge scientific programmes in specific domains,
– French language and culture programme,
– Inclusive welcome services (accommodation, transportation in France and even every day catering).

Depending on your country, you may apply for a scholarship.

The International Academy has also run other Summer Schools in the past. Our alumni are happy as they’ll tell you about it:

Our alumni are happy as they’ll tell you about it:

We’ll run several France Excellence Summer Schools in July 2021… Make your choice!

Pre-Doctoral France Excellence Summer School on Automatic Control & Electrical Systems.

Pre-Doctoral France Excellence Summer School on Impact of Food Processing on Human Health.

Pre-Doctoral France Excellence Summer School on the Architecture and Landscape of the 20th Century.

Contact Us


We are at your disposal should you need any more information.

Florence BOUVET
  +33 320 798 723  
  +33 628 196 289
EeFE Coordinator
  +33 320 798 742  
  +33 601 713 546
PreU Coordinator
  +33 320 798 741  
  +33 637 942 658
Clément DEPAUW
Le Monde Coordinator
  +33 320 798 724  
  +33 601 720 116


Any question? Please email us!

University of Lille

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Ingénierie de services is what the International Academy provides. We are professionals in coordination and organisation at the service of higher education institutions of the Hauts-de-France Region and their network partners.