There are a number of French Language and Homestay Programmes available here with VECSI from Summer Courses to Transition Year breaks.

Summer Intensive Programmes

Pre-Leaving Cert Intensive Course. Available May - September.

Summer Regular Programmes

Perfect for Junior Cert. Students 14-16 years

Transition Year Language Programmes

All year round (September – June). Choose your own dates

Other Programme Options available with VECSI:

Easter Break Programmes – for TY, 5th year, Third-level & Adult

Full-board homestay package with either private one-to-one or group tuition within walking distance of accommodation (Biarritz), in the relaxed ambiance of south-west France.

Third Level Students:

Are you studying French at Third-level, and want to improve your grades in your oral and written competency, whether you have a year abroad option or not? VECSI can provide customised programmes in France on a one-to-one or group-course basis, suited to your language needs and level – you choose the duration. Avail of a full package which includes full-board accommodation with a host family, so you get the best of your immersive experience, inside and outside the classroom. Call us for further details.


VECSI offers customised language immersion stays in France for adults. Whether for professional or general purposes, whatever your language needs or learning objectives, VECSI provides Adult Student Packages – on an individual basis or for corporate groups – of immersive cultural and language programmes with homestay and structured course options. A hugely enjoyable way to fast-track your language-learning and build confidence in your expression – short or long stay options. Call us for further details.