Indo-French Malraux Seminar in New Delhi

IFI and the French Ministry of Culture organised the first Malraux Seminar in India last week. This Indo-French Forum on Culture in Urban Public Spaces allowed an exchange on case studies and best practices. Street Art India Foundation also took the delegates for a curated night walk around the Lodhi Art District. The walk led to a dance performance by Ali Salmi and Astad Deboo.

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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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13 September: What is La Rentrée Littéraire ?

On 13 September, the French Institute in India and the Alliance Française de Delhi invite you to discover a very unique French phenomenon. In September, the media, social media and libraries, the Paris metro walls, the conversations with friends are focused on a special event: La rentrée littéraire… While children go back to school (‘la rentrée’), adults are busy talking about books, new writers, and new trends. Come and find out: What is la rentrée littéraire? Venue: Alliance Française de Delhi, M.L. Bhartia Auditorium…

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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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Knowledge Summit 2

The second edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit dedicated to Higher Education, Research and Innovation will take place at the University of Lyon, France on 17 & 18 October, 2019. The Summit is organised by the Embassy of France in India, in partnership with Campus France and the University of Lyon and will be inaugurated by high level dignitaries of the governments of France and India. The two-day summit will involve a series of interactive…

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3rd Campus France Meetings for Research and Innovation

Indo-French partnerships in higher education were on the agenda of the 3rd Campus France Research and Innovation Meetings, attended by IFI’s Deputy Counsellor for Cooperation in Education, Research and Training, Professor Adèle Martial-Gros and her team. The event, held from 8-10 July, was inaugurated by the French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal. It is a wide platform for French higher education partners from around the world to come together and discuss…

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Bengaluru School Earns ‘School for Excellence in French’ Badge

The Mallya Aditi International School in Bangalore is now a ‘School for Excellence in French Language’! The Consul General of France in Bangalore Mr. François Gautier, visited the school campus earlier this month to unveil the plaque. On this occasion, he congratulated the teachers and students on their commitment to achieving a higher level of learning in the French language. You too can benefit from the perks of learning French!  Contact your nearest Alliance française to find…

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