Bienvenue to the most popular
French language school in Melbourne!

Founded in 1890, the Alliance Française de Melbourne (AFM) is an Australian not-for-profit association dedicated to the promotion of the French language and culture. It is the largest language school for French in Victoria!

With our team of qualified native French-speaking teachers, we offer a large range of courses, including specialised courses, private tuition, workshops, immersion days, outings to museums or restaurants and more! Teachers use cutting-edge technology with interactive whiteboards (IWB) in our classrooms to enhance language-learning through dynamic multimedia integration.

Why learn French with us?

enrolments per year

satisfied and re-enrolling

Great locations

Magical Native French teachers

per class on average

from $19.5/hr
course fee

level assessment

All levels
and ages

French cultural events

Books, DVDs, CDs, to borrow in our library

Learning Support
catch-up lessons, homework help

Alliance Françaises around the world

You want to learn French?

You are an adult and
have never learnt French before?

You can enrol directly in one of our Discovery A1.1 courses

You are an adult and you
have learnt French before but you don't know your level?

You can organise a free
placement test here

You are an adult and you
have learnt French with us before?

Enrol in one of our courses below.

See our French course cataloguE below


Select a session

Available Courses: 23

2019 - Spring Holiday

From Tomorrow to 5 Oct

​1-week and 1-day courses for Adults, Teenagers and Children 
In our CBD and St Kilda schools!

Available Courses: 57

2019 - Term 4

From 8 Oct to 17 Dec

​10-week French courses for adults, high school students and children.
In St Kilda and in the CBD.​

Available Courses: 6

2019 - Term 4 - Express A

From 8 Oct to 9 Nov

​5-week French courses for adults on Saturdays in St Kilda and the CBD!

Available Courses: 1

2019 - VCE 3&4 Immersion Day - 10 November

From 10 Nov to 10 Nov

​A 1-day French course for high school students completing VCE3&4 French in 2019, where they will revise and prepare for the final written exam. 

Available Courses: 1

2019 - Y10 Immersion Day - 1 December

From 1 Dec to 1 Dec

​A 1-day transition French course for high school students completing Year 10 French in 2019 and who are planning on doing VCE1&2 French in 2020. 

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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)

Thanks for sharing! / Merci pour le partage!


St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, ST KILDA
Tel : 03 9525 3463

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

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.