Alliance Française de Canberra

The French specialists in Canberra since 1944, Alliance Française offer private or small group classes for all ages and levels.


Continue your journey

Young learners

Give your child the chance to learn French through various fun activities that will improve their skills and develop their knowledge. 

Classes for all levels

Start or continue your language journey with classes for adults, teens and children.

What level am I?

Take an online self-assessment or contact us to work out your level.

Online classes

Discover our online course offer and tools designed to give you an in-classroom experience from the comfort of your own home.

Latest Announcements

What's on / Nouveautés

Alliance Française is here to get you started for Term 4!

Term 4 will remain online until Friday the 29th of October at least due to the recent proposed restrictions of the ACT government. 

Children classes will resume in person starting the 1st of November. 

Our team is here to help you, if you have any question about your online courses, the teaching material or the online tools like Zoom and Apolearn you can contact our team at any time at the following address: or by phone: 02 6257 6696.

Online cooking workshop: Le poulet basquaise

Friday, the 22nd of October  6:00pm-8:00pm

Come and join us for a new cooking workshop focusing on le poulet basquaise.

This local recipe became a French national dish and has now gained international fame. Born in the Basque Country, this traditional dish is relatively easy to prepare and brings many flavors, mainly thanks to its sauce, the Basque sauce.

$20 for non members
$17 for members

Self-care & the art of well-being, an exhibition by Marie Barincou

Friday 5th of November - Friday 10th of December
Opening Night: 5th of November, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Poetry reading by Stéphanie Pouliquin: Poetry as a way to express the deeper meaning of life and heal

This body of work aims to reflect the way we care for people, cradling the emotions of those around us and acknowledging that we all encounter difficulties and challenges in life.

Online pastry workshop with Magimix

Friday, 29th of October 1:00pm-2:00pm

Learn how to achieve the fluffiest brioche and master the most beautiful tarte aux pommes with experienced Magimix consultant Rose. In French, you will be guided through the basics of making breads and tarts, whilst Rose shares her own personal tips and tricks to ensure a perfect result every time.

Non members: $15
Members: $12,75

French Market 2021

Saturday 20th of November - 10:00am-4:00pm

Mark your diary for a day of fun, food and French inspired artisan items. 

A fabulous French market, right here in Canberra, with Cheeses, charcuterie, truffes, wines, crêpes, handmade products... discover a wide selection of fine French products and services at their annual French Market.

Buy a raffle ticket and get a chance to win a brand new Peugeot SUV 208!


Explore // Découvrir


Discover the benefits of being a member of Alliance Française.

Virtual Spring Holiday camps

A fun way for younger learners to experience and learn the French language.

Linguistic Stays

Immerse yourself in the French language and culture… there’s no better way to learn!

Go further // Aller plus loin

Job and volunteering opportunities

Discover our job and volunteering opportunities

Our Library

Explore and borrow books, magazines and more from our library.


French language diplomas, preparation and exams. Next exams: May 2021.

Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the country on which the Alliance Française de Canberra stands, the Ngunnawal people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay respect to elders, past, present and emerging.


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