Night of Ideas – Facing Our Time – Dream your City / Dream your House

The French Institute in India/Embassy of France organised ‘The Night of Ideas’ (‘La Nuit des idées’) on 31 January 2019. Every year, this event celebrates the exchange of ideas between countries, cultures, topics and generations, through debates, theatre shows, screenings, concerts and creative philosophical writing. It invites children, students, young adults, adults, scholars, citizens, to share their own interpretation of a chosen theme. This year, the theme was  Facing our time: Dream your city, Dream your house.…

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Choose France Tour

The Choose France Tour takes place twice every year, in autumn and in winter. It gathers some 40 leading institutions from France, who come for one-on-one meetings with Indian students and their parents. The tour usually goes around 5 cities and students can register for free to attend. The Autumn 2019 dates are as follows: Chandigarh -24 September Kolkata – 26 September Bengaluru – 28 September Mumbai -1October Indore – 3 October Register for Free…

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Ambassador’s Breakfast Meeting at Campus France

The Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler was accompanied by IFI Director Dr. Betrand de Hartingh and Deputy Counsellor for Science and Education, Professor Adele Martial-Gros  at a meeting with 80 French higher education institutions in Paris last month. Student mobility from India to France was at the heart of the exchanges. Read more about how you can also study in France.

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Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications

On 1st May, the agreement between France and India for the Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications, signed during President Emmanuel Macron’s maiden State visit to India in 2018, came into force. It is the first such intergovernmental agreement that India has entered into. The agreement was inked by French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 March 2018, during the India-France Knowledge Summit. This was the first high-level summit for university, scientific…

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Cartoon Designing Competition for Schools in Delhi

The French Institute in India in partnership with IATF North Zone and Alliance Française de Delhi is organising a cartoon designing contest for students in Delhi NCR. A series of workshops introduced students of various Delhi schools to the world, codes and creative techniques of comics. Here is a glimpse of how it went for DPS Vasant Kunj and R.K. Puram. The winners of the contest will be announced on 19 July.

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The Summer University in Goa, Class of 2019

French language teachers from India and other neighbouring countries from central and South Asia took part in the Summer University in Goa. The week-long programme allowed the teachers to receive expert training in specific didactic fields. The event was held in presence of the General Consul of France in Bombay, Mrs. Sonia Barbry and the Counsellor for Science, Education and Culture of the French Embassy in India and Country Director of the French Institute in…

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