MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT

IFALPES courses are for adults. The minimum age is 16 years for individual registrations. IFALPES welcomes groups of younger students (from 14 years old) under the responsibility of their supervisors.

BEGINNER’S COURSE

Beginner courses take place only at the beginning of the session, with 20 lessons per week. If the number of participants is less than 6, IFALPES reserves the right not to provide the course or to reduce the number of hours of course.

REGISTRATION

For courses

80registration fee and 30% deposit required.

Within 48 hours of your registration, you will receive a provisional certificate of registration and other documents useful for your stay.

Payment by bank transfer is possible; please note that bank charges are at your expense.

In case of payment by cheque, the cheque must be in euros endorsable in France to the order of IFALPES.

The balance of the course fees must be paid at the latest on arrival at the school.

For housing

The agency fees are included in the 30% deposit. The amount depends on the duration of the stay. They are included in the amount of your accommodation.

For any change of accommodation, a fee will be charged (40).

CANCELLATION

For courses

In case of cancellation, your deposit will not be refunded unless you have taken out a cancellation insurance of 65. Once classes have started, tuition fees will not be refunded.

For housing

In case of cancellation of your accommodation, your deposit will be retained unless you have taken out a cancellation insurance of 65.

CHANGES IN THE DATES OF YOUR STAY

For courses

The student may request a postponement of his or her stay at no additional cost in the following cases:

– The request is made at least 1 month before the initial date of arrival

or

– In the event of a justified exceptional event

The deferred stay must take place within a maximum of 12 months from the date of modification.

Only 1 date change accepted per student.

For housing

A 40fee will be applied for any modification of your stay.

CANCELLATION INSURANCE

You have the possibility to take out cancellation insurance which covers the deposit of your course and accommodation. This service costs 65more.

For students who do not require a visa: in case of cancellation before the start of the course, you will be refunded your course and accommodation deposit. Without cancellation insurance, deposits are not refundable.

FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR A VISA, THIS INSURANCE IS MANDATORY.

Your deposits will only be refunded if your visa is refused, upon presentation of proof of visa refusal. For any refund, these documents must be sent to IFALPES BEFORE THE START OF THE COURSES.

Cancellation insurance is to be paid at the same time as the deposit at the time of registration.

HOLIDAYS

Public holidays are neither recoverable nor refundable.

INSURANCE INSURANCE

It is the responsibility of each student to take out international insurance covering their travel, theft or loss, health, accident and civil liability.


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