The Alliance Francaise de Canberra is a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity.
The international network of Alliances Françaises currently consists of 850 committees established in 138 countries. The quality of instruction adapted to different publics and the ability to welcome all nationalities enables the Alliances Françaises to support and develop the teaching of French throughout the world to more than 500 000 students every year. The Alliance Française was created in Paris in 1883 by intellectuals and scientists such as Louis Pasteur, Jules Verne or Ferdinand de Lesseps.adults, high school and university students and children. We can arrange a regular or an intensive course for you.
We offer French language tuition to adults, teenagers & children since 1950. Our team of experienced native speakers receive regular training and practice the latest techniques.
The Alliance Française de Canberra is a not-for-profit organisation promoting Franco-Australian relationships that has the support of the Embassy of France. This close cooperation & collaboration makes the Alliance Française the heart of the French- Australian community in Canberra.
The Alliance Française de Canberra organises French language tuition for adults, high school students, children at all levels of competence in French (in groups or on a one-to-one basis, at the Alliance, at your home or at your desk).
Our cultural events and activities include music, art exhibitions, open days and café style discussions on science, history, literature and the regions of France. Each year the Alliance Française French Film Festival showcases around forty new and classic French films to a growing Canberra audience.
Open to all, the Alliance Françaises contributes to the French Arts in Canberra by teaming up with local Australian cultural organizations to promote artistic productions from France and Australia. Works from international artists are regularly displayed in our Gallery and our cultural program offers a wide range of activities and events such as concerts, exhibitions, Cafés scientifiques and Cafés historiques. Note that any membership from the Alliance Françaises in Australia give you the right to reductions on our events.
Over 8,000 items including books, magazines, newspapers, travel guides, comics, children books, CD and CD roms, videos and DVD’s.
A Café Bar is opened daily on the premises & French Channel TV programme including TV5, Euronews, Eurosport, and many others are screened daily on a giant TV screen as from 9am.
Our Constitution in English - read it online or download it :Canberra Fondation English.pdf (394.1 KB)
Our Constitution in French - read it online or download it :Canberra Fondation French.pdf (453.3 KB)
Our Strategic plan - read it online or download it :AFC Strategic Plan 2010-2015.pdf (1.0 MB)
9 March – 4 April
The nation’s most captivating film event, is now returning for its 28th annual season!
Special event AF French Film Festival.Take a trip through the French countryside with a fine selection of saucisson, pâté, cheese and wine.
Café Historique Versailles 24 March ~ Guest speaker Lucina Ward PhD Senior Curator
International Painting and Sculpture - Free event
Special edtion for Bookclub members ~ Movie screening Un sac de billes @ 13.40pm - Palace Electric
Special event AF French Film Festival. Revisit the beauty of Versailles with an evening of cheese, sparkling wine and macarons. The screening wil be followedby a Q&A with Dr Gemma King.
OPEN DAY & FRANCOPHONIE DAY 2-6pm ~ 31 March Come and celebrate with Francophonie Day - AF Open Day to (re)enrol and get your 10 % French classes