• Learning French

    Study French : Intensive day program 80 hours

  • Study French in the evening

    Dedicated program for employees 16 hours per month

  • Certify your level of French

    Tests and exams to reach your goal in French

  • Cultural program

    Discover the cultural activities at AFLyon

Student portraits

"I have realized a dream! I love learning French in France: I have made a lot of progress..."

Student portraits

"Coming to France has been a huge life change for me! I love Lyon’s atmosphere and the musical scene is amazing!"

Student portraits

"I study French in Lyon to get my DELF B2 diploma and be able to study biology at the University of Strasbourg."


  • 2000 students per year

  • 130 nationalities welcomed each year

  • 1st French school created in Lyon

  • 1st French city and pleasant to live in (PWC 2015)

  • 2nd university center in France (155,440 students)

Alliance Française de Lyon, an unforgettable experience, a must-visit destination


Lyon, city of lights
Along the Saône river ©Tristan Deschamps - Lyon Tourisme et Congrès
View from the Opera
Confluence Museum
Along the Rhône river ©Muriel Chaulet - Lyon Tourisme et Congrès