MoU IFI Jaipur Universities in Rajasthan

Institut Francais en Inde, Jaipur annexe (IFI Jaipur), is proud to announce the launch of its “University Partners’ Programme”. We are all set to design and deliver specialised French language classes for some of the top universities in the State of Rajasthan: Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani BK Birla Institute of Engineering and Technology, Pilani IIT, Jodhpur Agarwal PG College (Rajasthan University) Their students will get…

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Book Launch of ‘Indian Chronicles’ by Marguerite de Bure

The French Institute in India, in collaboration with Oxford Bookstore and Sanbun Publishers, organised a webinar around the launch of the English translation of the book, Chroniques Indiennes / Indian Chronicles: Letters from a French Woman in Bombay (1902-1904) by Marguerite de Bure. The texts have been collected by the descendants of the author, Marie-Anne and Laurence Merland and translated by Elsa S Mathews. The book has been published by Sanbun Publishers under the PAP…

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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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CNRS 80th Anniversary Marked at Embassy of France

The Ambassador of France to India, Emmanuel Lenain, hosted Professor Antoine Petit, CEO and Chairman of the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique), National Centre for Scientific Research of France which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. The renowned institution has had decades of strong scientific ties with India, which were celebrated during this special event. Dear Professor Vijayraghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India as well as top government and diplomatic…

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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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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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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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