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Updated on july  28th, 2021

Here is the latest information from the government: we invite you to regularly consult the government website for more information on the French situation.

Since 17 July 2021, new procedures for coming to France apply to international students and researchers. They are different depending on their country of origin and their vaccination status.
More information here

Warning, important information : the French government is now voting the obligation to have a sanitary pass in many places. It could become mandatory in our school at the end of summer. Please, be careful.


To follow all the French government’s news, you can check this link :

In Alliance Française :

We ask you to use the hydroalcoholic gel available at the entrance

COURSES : the day’s classes (general language and complementary courses) will be at the Alliance française for the moment. Wearing a mask is compulsory throughout the course.

EXAM : the exams scheduled in the premises of the Alliance Française de Lyon, are currently maintained. Only candidates will be authorised to enter the establishment. Wearing a mask is obligatory throughout the entire duration of the exams.

Thank you for your understanding in this new situation.

Coronavirus Health Measures

If you experience symptoms (fever, cough, breathing difficulties), it is recommended to:

  • Stay home, avoid any contacts and go out only if it absolutely necessary
  • Call your doctor
  • Dial 15 to speak with emergencies if you experience breathing difficulties

Actions to protect yourself and others in your daily life :

  • Wash your hands with soap and water regularly or use a hydro-alcoholic solution
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cover any coughs and/or sneezes with a tissue then throw the tissue directly in the trash.
  • Frequently clean and disinfect surfaces that may contain germs.
  • Wear a face mask when it is not possible to respect the physical distancing of 1 metre

Vaccination: for all information, consult the government website