IMPORTANT UPDATE:

Due to the current COVID-19 situation in Victoria, AFM St Kilda and CBD premises will close to the public for four weeks, from Sunday 22 March to Sunday 19 April inclusive.

This means that there are some cancellations and modifications to our courses - please see this page for more information and updates.

Due to building works, the library, reception and gallery in St Kilda are currently closed until further notice and all events/exhibitions scheduled for these spaces have been cancelled. 

Merci de votre compréhension!


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Cultural events

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Membership

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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

Vin & Fromage

Vin & Fromage

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

Alliance Française French Film Festival

Alliance Française French Film Festival

Postponed - New dates TBC

AFM Update: COVID-19

AFM Update: COVID-19

Information regarding the response of the AFM to the current COVID-19 situation.

Aldebert

Aldebert

France’s most popular children’s entertainer is coming to Melbourne for the first time ever! Touring his sell-out show Enfantillages.

Postponed - New date TBC

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

Interview with Carolyn Cardinet, artist and curator of Bleached

Interview with Carolyn Cardinet, artist and curator of Bleached

FrenchEnglish 

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

French | English


From our partners

St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, St Kilda
VIC, Australia, 3182
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

Monday - Friday: 9.00am to 7.00pm /☎ from 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 6.00pm/☎ from 10am to 5pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: CLOSED .


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

Monday-Thursday: 9.15am-1pm & 2pm-6.45pm
Friday: 9.15am-1pm & 2pm-5.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am-12.00pm & 1.00pm-5.30pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: CLOSED