Nancy, a city rich in history

Nancy, the second largest urban area in the East of France, is the former capital of the Dukes of Lorraine. Our city is recognized for its rich architectural history by UNESCO: Place Stanislas, la Ville Vieille, its houses built in the style of the « École de Nancy »…

In order to appreciate this richness, go for a walk in the Vieille Ville, have a seat on the terrace of a café, visit the Jardins d’Eau, the Parc de la Pépinière or one of the many shaded areas of town.

La Place Stanislas
A city of culture

Nancy is also a city of culture, home to many museums such as the Musée des Beaux Arts, the Musée de l’École de Nancy, the Musée de Fer or the Musée Lorrain. The Opéra, the Ballet and the Orchestre Symphonique Lyrique truly make Nancy a city of the fine arts.

Le musée des Beaux Arts
A fun city

Nancy is above all else a modern university city numbering over 45,000 students. You will find a number of cinemas in the center of town as well as cinematographic center close by, and of course night clubs and bars which the advisors of the Summer Session for Foreign Students will gladly help you to explore.

A la terrasse d'un bar
Fine food

Nancy is well-known for culinary delights and local products. Everyone in France is familiar with bergamot, macaroons, quiche lorraine and mirabelles.

Come visit us to taste our regional recipes which are often accompanied by stories and anecdotes which add to their flavor.


Association Summer Courses for Foreign Students

A linguistic and cultural program elaborated under the authority of a board of 13 professors of the Université de Lorraine in Nancy and 5 specialists of French as Foreign Language and International Relationships