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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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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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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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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