Alliances Françaises [fr]
Alliance françaises in Southern Africa
The Alliance Française is a world-wide non-profit, apolitical and non-religious network devoted to promoting French language and Francophone cultures. The Alliance Française is the world’s largest French teaching centre with over 1,000 organisations in 134 countries, serving over 350 000 students every year, recognised and sponsored by the French government.
The Alliance Française in Southern Africa comprises French language training centres in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, teaching French to over 5,000 students a year, with more than 100 teachers. The Alliance Française also offers a variety of workshops that make the learning experience more fun (French through music, French cuisine, theatre, travel...) as well as special programs for youngsters.
The Alliance Française provides many services as part of its mission of promoting French language and French culture around Southern Africa. From French courses to other languages courses, the AF is an open door to French culture through the libraries and through the rich cultural programme proposed all over the year.
The Alliance Française in Southern Africa offer flexible training adapted to your needs and budget. Whether your motives are personal, vocational or part of a structured training plan, the Alliance Française will help you find the appropriate language program.
The Alliance Française give you access to state-of-the-art libraries, offering thousands of books, films, magazines and Cd’s as well as computer stations and video monitors
Depending on the branches, we also offer Portuguese in partnership with the CAMOES Institute, Zulu or other language courses.
With over 400 projects a year, the Alliance Française provides a wide-ranging cultural program presenting a unique mix of music, theatre, visual arts and dance, with the support of the French Embassies, the French Institute of South Africa and in partnership with local companies and cultural bodies.
Depending on the branch, the Alliance Française offers translation Interpretation Services of any type of document at very competitive rates.
The network comprises 20 Alliances Françaises in all major cities proposing a full range of French courses and cultural events all over the year.
Alliance française Johannesburg contact details
Lower Park Drive, cnr. Kerry Road, Parkview, Johannesburg
Phone: +27 (0)11 646 11 69 / Fax: +27 (0)11 646 45 21
Alliance française in Durban contact details
22 Sutton Crescent, Morningside, Durban
Phone: +27 (0)31 312 9582 / Fax: +27 (0)31 312 2864
Alliance française in Cape Town contact details
155 Loop Street, Cape Town
Phone: +27 (0)21 423 5699 / Fax: +27 (0)21 423 5704
Alliance française in Mitchell’s Plain contact details
Wall Street, Portland, Mitchell’s Plain
Phone: +27 (0)21 392 2931 / Fax: +27 (0)21 392 9230
Alliance française in Port Elizabeth contact details
17 Mackay Street, Central, Port Elizabeth
Phone: +27 (0)41 585 7889 / Fax: +27 (0)41 586 3800
Alliance française in Pretoria contact details
99 Rivier Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria
Phone: +27 (0)12 343 6563 or 0263 / Fax: +27 (0)12 344 4293
Alliance française in Lesotho contact details
Phone: +266 2 232 5722 / Fax: +266 2 231 0475