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Bienvenue !


We have been sharing the French passion since 1890!
The Alliance Française de Melbourne is an Australian not-for-profit association dedicated to the promotion of the French language and culture.

The French experience
in 2 great locations

St Kilda

CBD


What's on

Allen Hicks: Matter & Light

Allen Hicks: Matter & Light

31 October to 22 November
An exhibition presented by the Clark Art Projects

Jazzy Jeudi - Julien Wilson

Jazzy Jeudi - Julien Wilson

Thu 22 November
Tenor saxophonist Julien Wilson performs music composed by and associated with the great New Orleans multi-instrumentalist and composer, Sidney Bechet.

Mémoires Aborigènes: In Conversation with Fiona Clarke

Mémoires Aborigènes: In Conversation with Fiona Clarke

Sat 24 November
Film screening & discussion

Nadja-Leona

Nadja-Leona

28 Nov - 1 Dec
An activated installation and bilingual performance by Jude Walton presented at the Alliance Française.
Five performances | Bookings essential
 

Vin & Fromage

Vin & Fromage

Each term on Tuesday, from 6.30pm to 8.00pm
(except School & Public Holidays)

Why learn French?


1.

A WINDOW TO THE WORLD

In today’s world, speaking one language is not enough. And with an estimated 750 million speakers by the year 2050, French is set to become the world’s most widely spoken language.


2.

A CAREER ASSET

Both a working and an official language of international institutions such as the UN and UNESCO, French is essential for anyone considering a career in international relations. It is also useful for careers in engineering, automotive industries, luxury goods or aeronautics.


3.

A TRAVELLER’S TOP CHOICE

The ability to speak even a little French makes it more enjoyable to visit Paris, the world’s top tourist destination. It is also handy when travelling off the beaten track to countries such as Morocco, Switzerland, Canada, Mauritius or New Caledonia!


4.

A FOODIE’S FAVOURITE

Anyone who loves France loves French food. And vice-versa. Learning French will not only compliment your tastebuds, it will unlock the inner chef in you. And with us, you will access a whole new range of culinary activities and sweet treats.


5.

A CULTURAL JOURNEY

Enter the worlds of cinema, gastronomy, literature, fashion and science! Discover the works of great French writers, poets, actors and singers. Learn French and embark on an unforgettable journey into the arts and culture of France.


Our French courses

Latest from our blog

Jeanne Moreau celebrated at the 2018 Alliance Française Classic Film Festival

Jeanne Moreau celebrated at the 2018 Alliance Française Classic Film Festival

French | English

Artist Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques invites us into his world

Artist Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques invites us into his world

French | English

Philippe Gras, a photographer at the heart of May ’68

Philippe Gras, a photographer at the heart of May ’68

French | English

French researcher Guillaume Tcherkez brings Parisian flora to Melbourne

French researcher Guillaume Tcherkez brings Parisian flora to Melbourne

French | English

La Fête de la Musique returns to the Alliance Française

La Fête de la Musique returns to the Alliance Française

French | English

Two exceptional French operas are coming to Melbourne

Two exceptional French operas are coming to Melbourne

French | English

French artist François Réau: capturing space and time in Australia.

French artist François Réau: capturing space and time in Australia.

French | English

Indigenous artwork takes up residence at the Alliance Française

Indigenous artwork takes up residence at the Alliance Française

French | English


From our partners

St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, ST KILDA
VICTORIA 3182 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

St Kilda branch opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 9am to 7pm
Sat: 9am to 6pm

City branch:
Level 13, 55 Swanston St, Melbourne
VIC, Australia, 3000
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

City branch opening hours:
Mon - Thurs 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 6.30pm
Fri - Sat: 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 6pm