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A true campus life experience

An active student life within a university with a resolutely global reach

Learning French at CIDEF gives all our international students the opportunity to get involved in a vibrant campus life through numerous events and activities, or by joining clubs and organizations. This is a good way to get to know other students, improve your language skills and learn more about French culture.

There are several events throughout the year:
  • Institutional celebrations: the UCO celebration in October, the so-called rentrée solennelle (official start of the new academic year)
  • Events for charitable and humanitarian causes: Téléthon (a televised fundraising event for financing research projects on genetic disorders), blood donation day…
  • Cultural or festive events: Joutes, concerts…

Student life also means that you may join numerous clubs and organizations clubs and organizations:
  • The UCO choir (vocal group)
  • Young Gospel Harmony
  • The university band (orchestra)
  • Are you rock?
  • The 3 coups (amateur theatre festival)
  • The Improvisiaks (improvisational theatre)
  • Sports
  • Chaplaincy