Conditions of registration with the Academy

Year-long programme
Dates: From 1 September 2019 to 21 December 2019, and from 5 January 2020 to 13 April 2020 (30 weeks)
Price: 24 990 € per person (supp single room 2500 €)

Year-long programme including the period of the film festival
Dates: From 1 September 2019 to 21 December 2019, and from 5 January 2020 to 25 May 2020 (36 weeks)
Price: 29 990 € per person (supp single room 3400 €)

Second semester programm including the period of the film festival
Dates: From 6 January 2019 to 26 May 2019 (20 weeks)
Price: 17 990 € per person (supp single room 2200 €)


The cost of the programme at the Michel Hidalgo International Football Academy (1 September 2019 - 25 May 2020) includes :

1/ Accommodation at Cannes International Campus in twin rooms. Our players are under the supervision of Andréas Schweitzer, in charge of any issue related to accommodation, catering, schedules and behaviour inside the Campus.

2/ All 3 meals are served at the restaurant as buffets of starters and sweets, and a hot dish served at the table. Brunch on week-ends. A special arrangement (from 9 to 11pm) for dinner in the foyer in the case of late trainings.

3/ Registration and club member card at AS Cannes or other club affiliated to FFF according to the level of the player. 3 football trainings minimum per week, and championship game on Saturdays or Sundays if the player is selected. Medical certificate delivered by our referent doctor after medical visit. 

4/ 4 to 5 sessions per month managed by the technical Director of the Academy and trainer. Workshops based on physical development. 4 to 5 additional sessions per month taken up by our qualified staff. Participation of former international football players.

5/ Free access at Fitlane gym 7 days a week, for the duration of the programme. Pass at the 3 gyms in Cannes. Practice under the instructions of Alain Aschbacher.

6/ French classes at the Campus by highly qualified teachers. 16 weeks course : from Monday 2 September to 25 October 2019 and from 6 January to 28 February 2020. Every morning from 9 to 12am from Monday to Friday. Beginner to intermediate levels. (As supplement) : Additional study of 3 subjects among maths, sciences, history, geography, English ..., on the basis of the official school curriculum.

7/ transport : bus pass to use in all public transport in the city of Cannes, Cannes La Bocca, Cannet Rocheville. 

8/ Greeting at Nice airport and transfer on arrival day, departure and Christmas holidays.

9/ Sports clothing (jersey, shorts, socks, sweat shirt) of the academy, and club equipment.

10/ Presence of a coordinator in contact with the academicians. Available at any moment of the day and week-ends to assist the players and make sure they are well. He is the link with the administrative management of the academy and of the campus.

11/ Rapatriation insurance in case of serious injury or illness making the rapatriation necessary (directed by the Maif doctor)

12/ Letter of invitation signed by our president Michel Hidalgo, sent to the Embassador or the Consul of the country from where the player is proceding for visa delivery.

Registration and terms of payment

As the programme is starting on the 1st September 2019, the registration deadline is the end of May 2019, as time is needed for visa acquisition if necessary. In the case an arrival would have to be delayed due to administrative issues, the schooling fees will not be refunded.

The terms of payment are 50% at registration, the balance before 20 September.

As soon as the Academy receives the deposit, the letters of invitation and campus certificates are sent to the family and to the French Consulate. If the visa is not granted, 25% of the deposit is not returned.

In case of anticipated or early departure, and whatever the reason (exclusion, banning or maladjustment), no refunds will be processed.
In case of severe desease or illness implying the return to the student’s country of origin upon medical certificate, the meals cost will be deducted and refunded to the family