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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 for Travellers

French for Travellers

Going on a trip to France or a Francophone country? Get comfortable with essential French phrases with our 1-week crash courses for travellers! 

Phonetics clinic: practice pronunciation

Phonetics clinic: practice pronunciation

Wed 25 Sep | St Kilda
Level A2 - B2 | 10am to 4pm
Lunch included!

French Bla Bla (A2)

French Bla Bla (A2)

Get your chin wagging en français in this NEW interactive conversation class!
Mon 30 Sep - Fri 4 Oct
6:15pm to 8:15pm
Level A2.1 - A2.6 | CBD

Paris et ses secrets

Paris et ses secrets

Discover the Paris of the locals in this one week course that uncovers the secrets of Paris from hidden walkways, to unknown neighbourhoods, interesting cafes, restaurants, markets and more!
For level B1 – B2

Love Actualités

Love Actualités

Discover the pleasure of informal discussion and debate in this 1-week French course that will cover a variety of current affairs from politics to sport, literature, gastronomy, the economy, the environment and more!
For level B2+

French bla bla (A1 level)

French bla bla (A1 level)

Get your chin wagging en français in this NEW interactive conversation class!
Sat 5 Oct | St Kilda
Level A1.2 - A2.1 | 10am to 4pm
Lunch included!

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


Spring Holidays Opening Hours

Sep 23 – Oct 4

Mon-Thu 9am-12:30pm; 1:30pm-6:30pm

Fri 9am-12:30pm; 1:30-6pm*

Sat 9am-12pm; 1pm-6pm*

*Please note that our office will be closed on Fri, Sep 27th and Sat, Sep 28th. We will re-open on Mon, Sep 30th.