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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

French & Iconic Figures

French & Iconic Figures

Wed | 10:30am–12:30pm | CBD
For A2.3 – B1.2 levels

French & Wine

French & Wine

Thu | 6:15-8:15PM | St Kilda
For B1.3 – B2 levels

    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

    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

    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

    An exclusive look into the 2018 Alliance Française French Film Festival

    An exclusive look into the 2018 Alliance Française French Film Festival

    French | English

    A perfect Christmas.

    A perfect Christmas.

    French | English

    Jazzy Jeudi at the Alliance Française

    Jazzy Jeudi at the Alliance Française

    French | English

    When Art becomes advertising

    When Art becomes advertising

    French | English

    Classic Film Festival

    Classic Film Festival

    French | English

    Témoignages

    Témoignages

    ​​​Open House Melbourne

    ​​​Open House Melbourne

    En Français | In English

    Bastille Day Festival

    Bastille Day Festival

    En français | In English

    VAN GOGH AU FIL DES SAISONS

    VAN GOGH AU FIL DES SAISONS

    En français | In English

    Cannes vs. Hollywood: a tale of beauty and beast

    Cannes vs. Hollywood: a tale of beauty and beast

    En français | In english

    Les élections présidentielles françaises pour les nuls

    Les élections présidentielles françaises pour les nuls

    En français | In english

    Parlez-vous français ?

    Parlez-vous français ?

    En français | In english

    Isabelle Huppert

    Isabelle Huppert

    en français | in 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

    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: 9.00am-1pm & 2pm-6.30pm
    Friday: 9.00am-1pm & 2pm-6.00pm
    Saturday: 9.00am-12.00pm & 1.00pm-6.00pm
    Sunday & Public Holidays: CLOSED