UPDATED 9/7/2020: Following the Victorian Government announcement that metropolitan Melbourne will return to Stage 3 lockdown restrictions for six weeks from midnight on Wed 8 July, we have had to make some changes to our planned in-person courses for Winter (6-10 July) and Term 3 (13 July-19 Sept).

WINTER (6-10 July): All impacted students have been contacted.

St Kilda courses
- For adults, classes will still be held as planned on Wed 8 July, but classes on Thurs 9 or Fri 10 July will be held online. 
- For children, classes will still be held as planned on Wed 8 July. There will be no classes on Thurs 9 or Fri 10 July. Students will be provided with pro-rata credit for these two days (valid for 12 months).

CBD courses
All classes will be held online from Wed 8 July. All affected students have been contacted regarding this.


TERM 3 (starting 13 July): No classes will take place in-person at St Kilda or CBD in Term 3.

- In-person 'petite' adult classes - all students enrolled in these courses have been contacted regarding class options. 
- Children's courses will move to an online format and parents of all enrolled students have been contacted regarding this change.
- There are no changes to scheduled online classes. 

We will be keeping our COVID-19 Update & FAQ page updated as best as possible to reflect the most current information regarding our courses. We thank you once again for your patience, understanding and continued support at this challenging time.

Merci de votre compréhension !


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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

Alliance Française French Film Festival

Alliance Française French Film Festival

Suspended for Melbourne
More info TBA

AFM Update: COVID-19

AFM Update: COVID-19

FAQs & info regarding our response to the current COVID-19 situation.

Term 3 French Courses

Term 3 French Courses

Online, in the CBD or St Kilda!
13 July - 19 Sept 2020

VCE French Online Immersion Day

VCE French Online Immersion Day

Discover the format of the exam!
Sunday 26 July 2020

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

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Interview with Carolyn Cardinet, artist and curator of Bleached

Interview with Carolyn Cardinet, artist and curator of Bleached

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10 ways to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the French Film Festival

10 ways to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the French Film Festival

French | English

French journalist and author Annick Cojean on tour in Australia

French journalist and author Annick Cojean on tour in Australia

French | English

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

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From our partners

St Kilda branch (please call us on 95253463 to confirm opening hours):
51 Grey Street, St Kilda
VIC, Australia, 3182
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

☎ Our phone lines are open:
Monday to Thursday: 9:30am-6:30pm
Friday: 9:30am-4:30pm
Saturday:9am-2:30pm

City branch (please call us on 95253463 to confirm opening hours):
Level 13, 55 Swanston St, Melbourne
VIC, Australia, 3000
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

☎ Our phone lines are open:
Monday to Thursday: 9:30am-6:30pm
Friday: 9:30am-4:30pm
Saturday:9am-2:30pm