LSF Montpellier is a private institution for higher education, one of the most established and well-known French language schools in France with 2 800 students from all over the world coming to us to learn French in France every year.

Since 1996 LSF has organised language stays in Montpellier for adults and juniors, groups and individuals, with a friendly family atmosphere and a great nationality and age mix in the courses. Our French school offers high quality French courses taught by competent and enthusiastic teachers, carefully selected accommodation and a wide-ranging cultural and leisure programme. The best way to learn French in France and discover French culture while enjoying all the pleasures of the wonderful south of France!

Our Adult School

In our Adult French language school located in Montpellier’s historic centre you have at your disposal everything needed to learn French in the best conditions and to make the most of your language stay in southern France! Our prestigious building in rue Foch complements our previous impasse Barnabé address. The main adult school, which also houses our administrative team, is located in a building full of character opposite the law courts and next to the Arc de Triomphe, in the historic centre of Montpellier- just a 5-minute walk from the impasse Barnabé annexe and from Place de la Comédie. LSF also opened the new LSF Préfecture annexe, between the Foch and Barnabé sites, in March 2016- making 20 air-conditioned classrooms in total. LSF offers the opportunity to learn French in a brand-new, warm and friendly place with modern facilities:

  • 20 air-conditioned classrooms located in prestigious buildings in the historic centre of Montpellier, spacious and light classrooms, helping you to learn French in the best conditions
  • 5 Interactive Flat Panels
  • Flat-screen computers with high speed Internet and wireless access (WIFI) free-of-charge
  • A lounge area with tea, coffee, chocolate and fresh drinks available, a snack vending-machine and a water-fountain
  • A private garden at LSF Foch, ideal to relax during break times with friends and to enjoy the many sunny days of southern France. Our Barnabé annexe also has a unique rooftop terrace.
  • A resource centre with a selection of French language movies, French literature and workbooks that you can use as a complement to your studies.
  • Tourist information with local magazines, newspapers, tourist books, cultural information, etc.

Our Junior School

Our Junior school is located in a private French school, the Collège Saint François-Régis, that LSF uses exclusively for the summer. It is located in rue Plantade, 5 minutes from Montpellier’s historic centre and from our Adult school. Students enjoy great facilities:

  • 12 fully-equipped, spacious light classrooms.
  • A big enclosed playground for exclusive LSF use where students can safely relax during break times with friends and enjoy the sunny days.
  • A canteen where the students have their lunch after class weekdays.

LSF and its team welcome you to our school with a warm and friendly atmosphere to make your language study vacation in Montpellier an unforgettable experience. Our dynamic and professional team is always available to cater for your needs and will help you make the most of your stay here in the south of France!

Last Reviews
Natalia Hartinger
Natalia Hartinger
17:08 28 Jan 19
Very cool easy people. Friendly and helpful. Location is glorious! I highly recommend.
Robert Garrett
Robert Garrett
17:22 18 Jan 19
I just finished a week at LSF doing their intensive program. This school is probably the best it can get when it comes to language schools. I have to learn French from scratch for my current masters program, so I came here during my winter break to supplement my studies. I would highly recommend anyone looking to study French in France to make this school their top choice. The staff is incredibly organized, friendly, and supportive. They were so responsive over the phone and email after I decided to enroll last minute. The school is located in a fantastic location and they utilize modern technology. For instance, they use an entire private social media platform that allows you to ask questions to live tutors and complete and submit digital assignments for your class. At the same time, you can post messages to the entire school kind of like a private Facebook group. My professor, Judith, was one of the best teachers I have ever had. I went to a highly prestigious university in America for undergrad and now for my masters; and I have never seen someone so passionate and supportive when it comes to teaching. Along with our group classes, I did a few one on one sessions with Judith where you spend an 1 hour/1.5 hour working on whatever you want. I asked if we could work on impromptu speaking because I’m trying to become conversational as fast as possible. Basically Judith and I had several multi–hour conversations where she allowed the discussion to naturally flow. When I made a mistake, she wrote out the rule or word I was messing up on sheet of paper I kept. It was interesting because many questions or issues I had floating around my head were naturally answered when I attempted something in conversation and Judith politely corrected me and explained what I was doing wrong. I’m at like a low intermediate level (A1-A2? My school doesn’t use universal levels) but we ended up talking about everything from world culture/history, technology, and food. In our last conversation, we literally talked about everything from the effects of dating apps and Instagram on society to the Chinese Opium Wars between France, Britain, and China. I’ve never had so much fun learning a language before and I have left with more confidence and motivation. I still have a long way to go, but if you stayed here for several months, as some do, you could move up very quickly. The school is also great if you’re just trying to refresh or solidify a foundation like I was. One last interesting thing, LSF organizes an activity every day of the week, including excursions on the weekends. I went to a local artists apartment to learn water color painting. It’s usually not my thing but wanted to try something new and I had a blast. If I was staying longer, I would absolutely do one of their planned more
Lorenzo Pelosi
Lorenzo Pelosi
10:18 19 Oct 18
Best Place to learn french in Montpellier. Great teachers, cool people, cool activities after lesson
Wallace Lee
Wallace Lee
16:22 16 Sep 18
My partner and I had a wonderful experience studying French at LSF. We took a sabbatical year and decided to spend the first few months in France and do a French immersion course. We were beginners, so it was a little daunting at first given all the classes were taught in French. The course was challenging but enjoyable, all our teachers were very clear, very patient and very professional. This is not a holiday French school, most students in our classes were keen learners. Montpellier is a great base too for seeing south of France, the school organised many day trips which were conducted in French. We met many other students of all ages from all walks of life and all over the world. Highly recommended if you're serious about learning French and experience the Catalan French more
Тамара Лукић
Тамара Лукић
07:50 31 Aug 18
Great experience that i will remember all my life. My host family was the best, teachers are really helpfull. Montpellier is one sunny happy city that has a special place in my more
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