AFLyon activities


Alliance Française’s reopening

Back to the list

Updates of May 29th, 2020

Dear Students,

We are pleased to inform you that courses at Alliance Française will start again from Tuesday 2 June, with specific health and organization conditions. To ensure the safety of students and staff, please read and follow carefully Alliance Française health guidelines

After-class activities
We are sorry to inform you that we will not be able to offer cultural activities (library, film-club, walking tours) in June. The library will remain closed in June.

Accommodation service

  • University residences : residences managed by CROUS will welcome new students from July.
  • Host families : most of our families are keen on welcoming new students if they are willing to respect barrier gestures.

If you originally planned to arrive during our temporary closing and asked us to postpone for July or August, please write at to check if your accommodation booking has been changed and validated by our accommodation partner.

If you wrote us to postpone your March, April or May course and booked your accommodation with us, please wrote at to postpone your accommodation.

If you want to postpone your course
Students can reschedule their course at a later date at no charge by writing at

If you want to apply for a refund
Students unable to postpone their course can be refunded. To apply for a refund, please fill in the refund application form and return it together with your bank details to

All exams originally planned in April and May are postponed. We are waiting to see how the situation evolves to propose new exam dates.

Visas and residence permits
As the Préfecture du Rhône is currently closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the validity of residence permits that expire on or after 16 March 2020 is extended by 6 months. More information is available on their website.

For any other questions, please note that we will be able to reply at the reopening of the school.

Please check this section regularly as we will publish regular updates. Stay connected!

Thank you for you understanding and take care of yourself,

The managing team