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French Lyceum in Moscow at the French Embassy

Address: Milyutinsky per., 7A, Moscow, 101000

Description French Lyceum in Moscow at the French Embassy

  • Established: 2005
  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Age of students: from 7 to 18 years
  • Number of students: 1300
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Type of accommodation: half board, full-time
  • Language: French, Russian, English.

French Lyceum named Alexandra Dumas is based in Moscow, where it implements educational activities under the patronage of the French Embassy and the French Education Agency abroad. The lyceum is focused mainly on French students (up to 70% of students) whose parents work and live in the Russian capital. The remaining 18% are occupied by Russian students; on a competitive basis, students from other countries can also enter here.

Teaching at school is in French, so its knowledge is one of the main requirements for applicants. In addition to this language, students of the lyceum study and others - English, Spanish, German and even Latin. Russian is also taught as a foreign language. All programs of the Lyceum are taken from the French educational system, which allows graduates to continue their studies at a college or university: according to statistics, about 90% of students in the Lyceum continue their studies in France.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in French Lyceum in Moscow at the French Embassy

Program name
from 2 800 € / year


  • Age of students: 5-6 years
  • Dates: September-June
  • Duration of the program: from 1 year.

In the kindergarten of the lyceum, students are divided into three groups of 18-20 people: since the number of places is limited, first of all the places are taken by students who already have a certain level of knowledge of French. Classes are held from Monday to Friday in the afternoon - from 8.30 to 13 hours. The methodology in kindergarten is built in such a way that student can simultaneously study Russian and French.

Primary school (grades 1-4)

  • Age of students: 7-10 years
  • Dates: September-June
  • Duration of the program: from 4 years.

When applying for a lyceum elementary school, parents will need to choose one of three groups for their students: regular, bilingual, or in-depth study of English and Russian. In elementary school classes are held from 8 to 15 hours.

The program is built according to the French program, where, in addition to languages, the emphasis is on the study of mathematics - students get access to the library of the elementary school “BCD”, from where they can take the textbooks home.

High School (grades 5-8)

  • Age of students: 11-15 years old
  • Dates: September-May
  • Program duration: 5 years.

In high school, studying takes place from Monday to Friday from 8 to 17 hours. At this stage, other languages are added to the program in addition to French and English — for example, Latin, German, or Spanish. The main course is based on a French educational program.

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High School (grades 9-11)

  • Age of students: 16-18 years old
  • Dates: September-May
  • Duration of the program: 2 years.

In high school, a floating schedule: from 8 to 17 hours from Monday to Friday. The educational course is based on the French high school program, which is aimed at preparing for the final school exams and the subsequent admission to the university (usually foreign).

Accommodation, housing and food

In the lyceum for students organized full-time education, and meals are available in educational buildings - there are canteens in the building of the kindergarten and the school.

Events French Lyceum in Moscow at the French Embassy

In addition to the academic part, for pupils of the lyceum, leisure time after extracurricular time is organized: students can in sports or creative sections and clubs.

  • Playing the piano
  • Classes in playing the guitar
  • Music
  • Theatre studio.

Sometimes trips are organized for students: to the ski base in the Moscow region, to the cultural cities of our country and not only - for example, St. Petersburg or Rome.

Equipment French Lyceum in Moscow at the French Embassy

The French Lyceum named after Alexander Dumas is located in Moscow at Milyutinsky Pereulok, 7A. The building where the lyceum is located has a rich history: since 1997 it has been leased by the French government, and even earlier - from the end of the 19th century until the revolution - there were female and male French schools.

Here the offices of primary, secondary and high school are located, but the department of the kindergarten of the French Lyceum is located at a different address.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year in the French Lyceum named after Alexandre Dumas lasts from September to June inclusive.

The price includes:

  • Academic program
  • Extra-curriculum (excursions, entertainment).
  • Nutrition.

Additional charge:

  • Consideration of the application - 500 euros.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

One of the main criteria for entering the Lyceum is a confident knowledge of French, so all candidates must successfully pass a language test.

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French Lyceum in Moscow at the French Embassy reviews

Good evening. I am very interested in studying at your lyceum. The last graduating class. Prior to that, they received education in Lebanon at a French school. Due to recent events, further training is not possible. How realistic is this and what is needed for this?
Daria Smapse
Good afternoon. You can send your request to our specialists at We will be glad to help you!
Hello, I am also from Lebanon, could you please tell me if you managed to leave for Russia and continue your studies there, the fact is that I am also going to leave and my children go to a French school. Thank you in advance.
According to the rules for entering Russia, it is better for you to consult the Russian Embassy in the country of your location.

Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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