Seize the opportunity to elevate your skills, your academic achievement and cultural experience to new heights.
We provide opportunities for international players to showcase their talent and take their careers to the next level while maintaining a strong academic focus. School schedules are fully adapted so student-athletes can benefit from football and educational programmes, preparing them for a professional career in Europe.
Are you ready for the football experience of a lifetime? The Michel Hidalgo International Football Academy welcomes you to the French national centre of high performance and Olympic preparation, offering an unparalleled experience in the conditions of a ‘centre de formation’ in a professional club.
Since 2008, the Academy has hosted 56 different nationalities.
Boys proceeding from: South Africa, Algeria, Germany, England, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Bahrein, Belgium, Benin, Bermudas, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Cyprus, Colombia, Congo, Ivory Coast, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Kirgisztan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Mauricius Island, Mexico, Monaco, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Switzerland, Togo, Trinidad and Tobaggo, Tunisia, Uganda, USA, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe, New Caledonia (F) and Tahiti (F).
For over 15 years, the Michel Hidalgo Academy has welcomed young players aged 14 to 22 worldwide, providing a fulfilling year of sports, culture, and language immersion in France. Our SPORTS and STUDY project focuses on personal achievement as student-athletes live their passion for football while developing their skills and talent.