Faculty

Our faculty is comprised of Rhodes, Gates, Marshall and Fulbright scholars; top academics from local universities and acclaimed institutions such as Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Columbia; and creative professionals and performers. Each has been chosen for their qualifications and experience, and especially for their love of teaching young people.

Alexandre Blondet
Perfectionnement de la Langue

MA in Teaching French as a Foreign Language, BA in Performing Arts, Cinema, Audiovisual Studies, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier.

Alexandre has years of experience teaching French as a foreign language at all levels in France, as well as abroad, in India and in Costa Rica. He is also a passionate filmmaker, so he often integrates making art and film into his language courses as a way of teaching expression and conversation.

Meidiha Ouzal
Medicine

BA Faculté des sciences de Montpellier, MS Faculté des sciences de Montpellier

Meidiha is a trained nurse and mid-wife, but her main passions are research, journalism, and teaching. She plans to conduct research and write scientific articles that will be accessible to the general public. Her courses on Medicine integrate practical hands-on aspects, such as taking patient histories, checking vital signs, and advances in music therapy.

Marine Petit
Medicine

BA Université Paul Valéry, MA Université du Maine

Marine is a native from Montpellier. While she holds a masters in teaching French as a foreign language, her academic background makes her unique as she is also a trained artist and art historian. She brings her love and knowledge of art history into her language courses. She is also a passionate chef, so she has taught some gastronomy workshops for our students, which offer them new cooking skills while at the same time reinforcing their language and conversation skills.

Dr. Barthelemy Py
Cultures Francaises

BA, PhD Université de Montpellier III

Barthélémy teaches Cinema and Media Studies at the Université de Montpellier. His doctoral research investigated mountain films and their relationship to the Occident.