Ambassador Lenain Hosts International French Teachers Day

On the occasion of the launch of the first edition of the “Journée Internationale des professeurs de français”, H.E. Mr Emmanuel Lenain hosted a reception for 200 teachers of French from different universities, schools and Alliances Françaises in and around Delhi at his residence. Under the initiative of French President Mr Emmanuel Macron as part of his 2018 plan for the promotion of French “A passion for French language and multilingualism”, the International French Teacher’s…

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3rd batch of Young Urban Designers and Architects Programme

Laureates of the 2020 Young Urban Designers and Architects Programme (YUDAP) were briefed at the French Embassy by experts and alumni of the programme, which consists of a 6-month work placement in the best French architecture and urban design agencies in France. In the evening, the participitants were hosted by Ambassador of France to India, H.E. Mr Emmanuel Lenain at a reception in honor of Ms Brune Poirson, French Minister of State for Ecological and…

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French Classes Launched in Jaipur

For the first time in India, the French Institute is dispensing French as a Foreign Language classes in Jaipur. The course is accredited by the French Embassy in India. It will also be taught by highly qualified teachers, certified by the French Government. The classes were inaugurated by the Counsellor for Science, Education and Culture of the Embassy of France in India and IFI Director, Dr. Bertrand de Hartingh.  Find out here how to join these…

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Ampère & MILYON Scholarships

The ENS de Lyon and its partners offer scholarships (Ampère & MILYON Scholarships) for excellent international students that are interested in its Masters programs (admission in 1st or 2nd year of Master). Ampère Scholarships of Excellence For all Master’s programs in the Exact Sciences, the Arts, and Human and Social Sciences (except FEADéP Master’s programs). Amount: 1,000€ a month during one or two academic years http://www.ens-lyon.fr/en/studies/admissions/application-masters-degrees-scholarships email: ampere.scholarship@ens-lyon.fr   MILYON Scholarship  Master’s programs concerned: Advanced Mathematicsand Foundations of Computer…

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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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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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CNRS: 80 Years of Existence

France’s flagship National Centre for Scientific Research (Centre National de la Recherche Scientique/CNRS) is celebrating its 80th year of existence. It is also the occasion to mark the CNRS’s long partnership with India through Franco-Indian research organisations such as the French Institute of Pondicherry. Read about what IFP has to say about this collaboration here.

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