• Learning French

    Study French : Immersive day program 80 hours

  • Study French in the evening

    New 32-hour intensive program

  • Certify your level of French

    Tests and exams to reach your goal in French

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."


  • 1141 students in 2023

  • 121 nationalities welcomed in 2023

  • 1st easy walking city according to Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui en France

  • 1st French cities to visit (Lonely Planet 2019)

  • 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