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 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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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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High level visit to IFI and Campus France Delhi

Senator Jean-Yves Leconte, who represents the French residing outside France, stopped by in Delhi during his visit to India. Accompanied by Attaché for Cooperation in Education Marie Doublier and Consular Counsellor Pascal Chazot, he met Board members of the Lycée Français de Delhi – officiel, representatives from the Centre de Sciences Humaines CSH Delhi and the CNRS and visited the Alliance Française de Delhi. A special point of focus was the renovated Delhi office of Campus France India.

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Indian Students Head Out to France

Indian students are now ready to take off to France for their higher studies, with the ‘Bienvenue en France’ pre-departure session taking place in different cities across India! They already met up to receive final tips, meet with fellow students going to the same regions and receive a little goody bag at the events in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedaba, Kochi and Bhopal. We wish them well for their studies in France! Bonne chance…

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Malraux Seminar

The Malraux seminar on culture and its practice in urban spaces, is an Indo-French professional symposium on public policies and cultural practices, organised in collaboration with the French Ministry of Culture. The seminar will be the occasion to strengthen the Indo-French cultural cooperation and to promote the exchange of good practices and technical expertise. It will consist of thematic roundtables and case studies revolving around the three following themes: – Why encourage artistic interventions in…

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Romain Rolland Book Prize 2019

The French Institute in India was honoured to invite the two laureates of the second edition of Romain Rolland Book Prize 2019, at “Livre Paris” France’s largest book event bringing together booksellers, librarians, publishers, translators and an informed audience. India will be the guest of honour at the Livre Paris 2020. The laureates are R. Sundaram, the Managing Director of Kalachuvadu Publication Pvt Ltd along with the translator of the book R. Kichenamourty who were…

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