General conditions and enrolment

Student and adult courses

No specific degree required
Minimum age : turning 18 within the year

1. Enrolment

Send back the enrolment form duly filled in and signed along with an ID photo and an unrefundable deposit of 120 € (training period of 12 weeks or less) or 320 € (training period of more than 12 weeks).

2. All documents must be sent to:

  • E-mail (recommended) : international@carel.org
  • Mailing address : CAREL - 48 Boulevard Franck Lamy BP219C -17205 ROYAN Cedex FRANCE

As soon as the required documents are received, we will send you an enrolment and deposit confirmation, information about the fees to pay, the date and time you are required to be at the CAREL to start your course and the address of your accommodation (2 weeks before your course begins).

3. Forms of payment

We accept the following form of payment :

  • Cheques in Euro payable to « CAREL ROYAN»,
  • All major credit cards: Mastercard, Visa, Eurocard,
  • Bank transfer to : Account holder : CAREL ROYAN
    Bank : Trésor Public La Rochelle - Bank code 10071 - Desk code 17000
    Account number 00002002748 Key 41
    IBAN : FR76 1007 1170 0000 0020 00247 841 - BIC : TRPUFRP1

If using a money order or international transfer, you must attach a copy to your enrolment form or acceptance letter. Students are responsible for all bank charges.

4. Enrolment deadline

You must enrol at least 15 days before the course begins. Past this deadline, you will have to contact the CAREL to find out if there are any places left. You can email us or phone directly : Email : international@carel.org Tel : + 33 (0)5 46 39 50 09

5. Cancellation or postponement of courses

Cancellation or registration for a later date must be requested in writing (letter or email at international@carel.org).

In case of a course cancellation, CAREL will retain the deposit. In the event of a visa refusal (duly justified by a copy of the Embassy refusal), CAREL will refund the student the total due for the course less the amount corresponding to the deposit (120 € for a training period of 12 weeks or less, 320 € for a training period of more than 12 weeks).

Postponements are allowed for a period of up to 12 months during which the student can re-schedule his/her course. Beyond this deadline, the inital deposit will be retained.

6. Early departure

Course fees and accommodation costs are non-refundable. In case of a justified early departure, students will be charged a fee for the classes taken up to that point including a nominal sum corresponding to the deposit previously paid plus any rent owed for their accommodation.

7. Late arrival - Absences

Tardiness and/or absence from class do not entitle students to a refund or to the possibility of making up the missed classses. Any late arrival (in case of sickness, accident...) will only be taken into account upon justification.

8. Cancellation or postponement of courses by the CAREL

The CAREL reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course when the number of students enrolled is unsufficient. In this case, all the sums paid by the student will be refunded with no special compensation.

Juniors courses (12 to 17 years old)

Unaccompanied students

Teenage students unaccompanied by a parent or a legal guardian must attend the whole program (courses + workgroup + sports activities). Full-board accommodation in a host family is compulsory.

Enrolment is to be made by one of our certified agents. Do not hesitate to contact us to obtain the contact information of one of our agents abroad.

Students accompanied by adults

1. Enrolment

Send back the enrolment form dully filled and signed along with an ID photo and a non refundable deposit of 50 €. The balance, less the deposit, is due at the latest 8 days before the course starts.

2. All documents must be sent to :

  • E-mail (recommended) : international@carel.org
  • Mailing address : CAREL - 48 Boulevard Franck Lamy BP219C -17205 ROYAN Cedex FRANCE

As soon as the required documents are received, we will send you an enrolment and deposit confirmation, information about the fees to pay, the date and time you are required to be at the CAREL to start your course and the address of your accommodation (2 weeks before your course begins).

3. Forms of payment

We accept the following form of payment :

  • Cheques in Euro payable to « CAREL ROYAN»,
  • All major credit cards: Mastercard, Visa, Eurocard,
  • Bank transfer to : Account holder : CAREL ROYAN
    Bank : Trésor Public La Rochelle - Bank code 10071 - Desk code 17000
    Account number 00002002748 Key 41
    IBAN : FR76 1007 1170 0000 0020 00247 841 - BIC : TRPUFRP1

If using a money order or international transfer, you must attach a copy to your enrolment form or acceptance letter. Students are responsible for all bank charges.

4. Cancellation

Only written cancellation will be accepted.

Cancellation of the course or cancellation of sports activities
An administrative fee of 50 € (deposit amount) will be withheld for each cancellation regardless of the time preceding the cancellation. CAREL reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course when the number of students enrolled is insufficient. In this case, all the sums paid by the student will be refunded with no special compensation. In this case, CAREL will not be liable for the cost incurred by the student or his/her family.

Interruption or absences : course or sports activities
All course or activities must be paid in full, except in the case of unforseen and fortuitous events or causes beyond control. In this case, only services provided will be owed. No absences shall justify any reduction in the amount of the course price or sports activities.

Cancellation of lunches
If you have chossen the lunch option, only cancellation made 15 days before the beginning of the course will be accepted. After that time, a lump sum of 60 € will be charged. No refund will be made once the course has started.