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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Dr. Bertrand de Hartingh Graces Pune University Convocation Ceremony

“विद्यार्थ्यांना अभिनंदन” were the first words of Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, Counsellor for Education, Science and Culture, French Embassy in India and IFI Director when he spoke as the chief guest at the 115th Convocation ceremony of the Savitribai Phule Pune University. He was welcomed by Hon’ble Prof. Nitin R. Karmalkar, Vice Chancellor, as he became the first foreigner to grace the convocation ceremony as chief guest. The honour has only been bestowed to renowned figures including Jawaharlal Nehru.

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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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France at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2019

FRANCE AT NEW DELHI WORLD BOOK FAIR 2019 French Institute in India in collaboration with the Bureau International de l’Edition Française (BIEF) participated the New Delhi World Book Fair 2019. The French Pavilion displayed the latest collection of French books across genres. Fiction, Non-Fiction, Books for children, Art, Fashion, Lifestyle, Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Photography, Cookbooks and a lot more. A number of panel discussions and events were also organised as part of our…

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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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