Following the Victorian Government announcement on 7 July that metropolitan Melbourne will return to Stage 3 lockdown restrictions for six weeks from 9 July, our St Kilda and CBD premises are now closed and no in-person classes will take place in Term 3 (13 July - 19 August). Online courses for Term 3 are not affected and will continue as planned! Children's courses will also move back to an online format for this term. Please check our COVID-19 Update & FAQ page for more detailed information.

If you are taking an online course with us in Term 3, check out our #EnsembleEnLigne page for more information on accessing your virtual class, plus some digital goodies and extras to enhance your online learning experience!

We thank you once again for your patience, understanding and continued support at this 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 or online!

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

Learn French with us online!
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

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 (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