CIEE Gap Year in Toulouse, France – French Language Immersion for Foodies

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From sun-baked cobbled-street stones, to historic churches and luxuriant riverside parks, Toulouse is a charming mid-sized city in the South of France. Its large student population, casual atmosphere, and strong identity make it an ideal destination to study French while getting familiar with a rich regional culture outside of Paris.

This program was designed for serious foodies! You will receive between 15-20 hours of language learning per week coupled with activities focused around French gastronomy. France is a culinary powerhouse and its cuisine and chefs have influenced food culture around the world. Specifically, the region of Occitanie has some fo the best produce available in France and is home to many iconic dishes such as cassoulet. Experience what makes French cooking so unique and special and taste the many delicacies and unique dishes native to the south of France.

  • 15-20 hours per week of French language learning designed to improve real world language skills
  • Build a strong foundation in the core components of intercultural learning. Come home with an improved sense of self and awareness of what shapes others.
  • Earn a Certificate of Learning in French, and documented language growth through pre- and post-program testing

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