The ebica residential school facility is an opportunity for international and local students to study a high quality, internationally recognised high school diploma while exploring French culture and language.

Residential School Facility and Host Family Programme

The ebica residential school facility is an opportunity for international and local students to study a high quality, internationally recognised high school diploma while exploring French culture and language. Ebica International School is an IB World School authorised to deliver the Diploma Programme.

Situated in Sophia Antipolis on the Côte d’Azur of France, our boarding facility is 4 minutes from the school by vehicle with easy access to public transport. The residence is monitored 24 hours a day with several full time staff to ensure the safety and happiness of the students.

Host families are on hand to provide students with a family orientated environment during their studies at ebica. The host families are families with students who attend ebica and have been careful screened to ensure positive experience for international students.

To find out more information about our host families please click on the link below, fill in the form and we will contact you with more information.


Ebica International School boarding facilities consists of studios, two bedroom apartments, all of which are fully furnished and equipped with private bathrooms and kitchen. Unlimited internet access is also provided for each student.

The studio includes:

  • Bathroom: Italian shower, toilet, wash basin, cupboard
  • Kitchen: 2 plate electric stove, microwave, refrigerator, cupboards
  • Room and lounge: Bed, Electric heaters, desk and chair, table, cupboards, telephone connection, TV connection.

Depending on availability 2 bedroom apartments can be made available for siblings or friends studying together.

Dedicated team at your service

A team is on is on hand 24-7 to ensure that all student’s needs are met. This includes transport to and from the school, shopping trips, weekend activities etc.



A dedicated study room is available for ebica students and is equipped with everything needed to facilitate a positive learning environment.

In alignment with our philosophy that students need to be balanced in order to achieve their utmost potential, the boarding facilities also have in place:

  • Gym for the fitness fanatics
  • Bicycle locks ups are provided for those who wish to explore the area during their free time.
Weekend activities

Students are offered various activities over the weekends including cultural excursions, sports excursions and relaxed entertainment.


Activities are offered for certain holidays:

School starts September

October/ November break:

Students may return home or take part 2 weeks trip/excursion with UCPA (not included in package, usually around 2000€)

Christmas break:

Students return home.

February break:

Students return home or take part in a 2 week trip/ excursion with UCPA (not included in package, usually around 2000€)

April break: DP1 + DP2 :

Week 1: Guided study week

Week 2: Planned activities.


Prices include full boarding Monday to Sunday including holidays. Transport to and from ebica is included. Weekend activities not part of the programme are for the student’s own account. Personal items are for the students account.

Please click on the link below for the Boarding Fees

Sebastien Guinet

Sebastien Guinet

Admissions officer

If you would like to find out more please schedule a meeting with our Admissions Officer.

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