Alliance Française Baroda Annex Inaugurated

The Baroda branch of Alliance française d’Ahmedabad started in Baroda in the year 2003 as an annex of Alliance française d’Ahmedabad. Today after 16 years, it was inagugrated in its new premises in Nizampura, Baroda. The ceremony took place in presence of the Sovereignty of Gujarat: Her Highness Rajmata Saheb, Shubhangini Devi of Baroda, His Highness, the Maharaja of Rajpipla, Shri Raghubir Singh Gohil and Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil. They were welcomed at the inauguration…

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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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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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