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Accommodation and meals
The Château de Tigny at Charlieu has been restored by a friendly English couple and
turned into a beautiful home. Bed and breakfast are at the château, where each pupil
has a single room. Lunch and supper are either at the School, in the dining-
There is a group of excellent doctors at Charlieu, who will see patients without an appointment. Students are advised to take out a medical insurance policy before travelling.
Those from other EEC countries should ask for a signed form if they have to see a doctor, so that they can be refunded in their own countries.
Students not driving to and from Charlieu are advised to travel by air, coach or
train to Lyon, which is easy to get to from almost anywhere in Europe. Members of
the School staff will meet them there round the clock during the twenty-
Students are asked to let us know when and how they will be arriving, so that we can meet them. We need to know their arrival times even if they are not wanting to be met, so that we can pass the information on to the Château de Tigny. We will send maps to those making their own way.
Luggage and personal belongings should be insured, as the Summer School cannot accept responsibility for any loss not caused by its own negligence.
Fees and dates
Courses begin from the first Wednesday of July and normally at fortnightly intervals until the third week of August. Pupils are asked to arrive on the Tuesday before the course begins and depart the Saturday after it ends.
Fees include all tuition, all accommodation and meals, the excursion day, travel between Lyon and Charlieu. There are no extras. Pupils need have no expenses during their stay. The only cost not included is the journey between the student's home and Lyon (or Charlieu, if the student is not travelling via Lyon).
The cost of the ten-
A deposit of £100 should be paid with the enrolment form or not less than six weeks before the course begins, and the balance no later than the first day of the course. We ask for prompt payment: the School does not keep large reserves and needs the fees to meet the expenses of the course.
Payment can be made online here or by cheque. Please contact us if you wish to pay via bank transfer.
Deposit fees can be paid online here.
English and Arts Courses
The European School of Arts and Languages at Oxford
The Summer School at Charlieu: