10 Indo-French Agreements Inked During Knowledge Summit 2

Ten agreements for further academic cooperation between Indian and French Institutions were inked during the Knowledge Summit 2, which took place in Lyon, France on 17 and 18 October, 2019. These agreements and their signatories are as follows: Creation of an Indo French Alliance of Higher Education Institutions This MoU is the first of its kind and its spectrum because it acts the creation of a consortium of Indian and French institutions. It is starting…

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“We Want More Indian Students in France,” Minister Vidal Says

“We want more Indian students in France and more French students in India,” said French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation Mrs Frédérique Vidal at the inauguration of the Knowledge Summit 2 in Lyon from 17-18, October, 2019. The event was inaugurated by Mrs Frédérique Vidal, in the presence of H. E. Mr. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Ambassador of India to France. The minister reiterated her full support for the development of French partnerships through academic mobility…

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French Open Day in Jaipur

We are thrilled to announce a French OPEN DAY on October 12, Saturday, 2PM to 6PM at the French Institute in Jaipur, Mansarovar (full address and google map link. Open to public, free entry.  This is your unique chance to experience a free demo class from our certified French teachers. You can register on spot and the first 10 registrations of the day will win a special gift! What’s more?  Come and enjoy French films, music, delicious French crepes and classic French festivities on the lawns of the French Institute…

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13 September: What is La Rentrée Littéraire ?

On 13 September, the French Institute in India and the Alliance Française de Delhi invite you to discover a very unique French phenomenon. In September, the media, social media and libraries, the Paris metro walls, the conversations with friends are focused on a special event: La rentrée littéraire… While children go back to school (‘la rentrée’), adults are busy talking about books, new writers, and new trends. Come and find out: What is la rentrée littéraire? Venue: Alliance Française de Delhi, M.L. Bhartia Auditorium…

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Dr. Bertrand de Hartingh Honours ‘Art of the Warlis’

The Ojas Art Gallery is showcasing the Art of the Warlis, which is an art form dating back to the 10th century AD, via the Satrangi 19 Exhibition. Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, Counsellor for Education, Science and Culture of the Embassy of France in India and Director of the French Institute in India was the guest of honour at the inauguration of this event. He was accompanied by Mrs Lan de Hartingh.

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Dr. Bertrand de Hartingh at ‘Smart Cities, Art Cities’

The Counsellor for Science, Education and Culture of the Embassy of France in India, and Country Director, The French Institute in India, Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, was among the eminent speakers at the Smart Cities, Art Cities symposium in Bengaluru, on 31 August, 2019. “There is still a long road ahead. But with the right governmental support, the involvement of the private sector and the driving force of the civil society, nothing is unreachable,” Dr.…

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Knowledge Summit 2

The second edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit dedicated to Higher Education, Research and Innovation will take place at the University of Lyon, France on 17 & 18 October, 2019. The Summit is organised by the Embassy of France in India, in partnership with Campus France and the University of Lyon and will be inaugurated by high level dignitaries of the governments of France and India. The two-day summit will involve a series of interactive…

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Aruna Vasudev Conferred ‘Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’!

Aruna Vasudev, eminent Indian film scholar, editor and painter, was presented the ‘Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’ (Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the Ambassador of France in India, H.E. Alexandre Ziegler. This is one of France’s highest cultural honours, conferred in recognition of her contribution to cinema and arts.

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3rd Campus France Meetings for Research and Innovation

Indo-French partnerships in higher education were on the agenda of the 3rd Campus France Research and Innovation Meetings, attended by IFI’s Deputy Counsellor for Cooperation in Education, Research and Training, Professor Adèle Martial-Gros and her team. The event, held from 8-10 July, was inaugurated by the French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal. It is a wide platform for French higher education partners from around the world to come together and discuss…

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Bengaluru School Earns ‘School for Excellence in French’ Badge

The Mallya Aditi International School in Bangalore is now a ‘School for Excellence in French Language’! The Consul General of France in Bangalore Mr. François Gautier, visited the school campus earlier this month to unveil the plaque. On this occasion, he congratulated the teachers and students on their commitment to achieving a higher level of learning in the French language. You too can benefit from the perks of learning French!  Contact your nearest Alliance française to find…

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