An international network

The AFLyon is a private institution of higher education and a non-profit organization. It is part of the network of 800 Alliances Françaises present in 137 countries (more than 550,000 students worldwide). A network run by the Alliance Française Foundation whose missions are:

  • To teach French,
  • To promote the French language and culture,
  • To disseminate the Francophone culture in the world.

Created in 1884, the Alliance Française organization is the largest cultural, educational and linguistic network in the world.

The AFLyon is the 3rd Alliance Française in France. It is administered by an Executive Committee whose members are volunteers involved in associations, education and culture.


Become a member of the Alliance Française of Lyon!

Thanks to your membership, we will be able to continue to promote the French language and the Francophone culture by meeting the foreign students of today who will become the world’s decision-makers and executives of tomorrow.

We also offer cultural events and meetings to promote cultural diversity and contemporary artistic creation throughout the year. These events are likely to interest all audiences.

If you wish to join our community, please download and complete the membership form

Become a volunteer!

Would you like to volunteer? Our organization needs you as part of its educational, cultural and library activities. Please send your application by email by selecting “Recruitment” in the contact form.

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