Stendhal Programme

The Stendhal programme supports French-language authors whose writing project justifies living abroad for at least one month.
In return for a flat-rate subsidy, writers contribute to cultural exchange activities carried out by members of the French cultural network abroad (seminars, public readings...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • French professionals
  • Programmes
  • Book

Cultural network initiatives in the context of Coronavirus Covid-19

In the current context of an international health crisis, the entire cultural network abroad is working to ensure the continuity of its services and missions. In particular, given the closure of many establishments, alternative solutions are being implemented every day to maintain the link with the...

Updated on 06/07/2020

  • All public
  • Multidisciplinary

Coronavirus COVID-19 : communiqué from the Institut français

In the context of the current sanitary crisis, the Institut français has closed the doors of its Paris location since March 16th, in order to protect the health of its employees. From now on, all the members of staff are working remotely to best fulfill its public service missions, to support and...

Updated on 19/03/2020

  • All public

Visas for Creation

Visas for Creation aims to accompany the artistic emergence in Africa and in the Caribbean thanks to residences of 2 months on the French territory.

Updated on 02/03/2022

  • Foreign professionals
  • Programmes
  • Multidisciplinary

The Cité internationale des arts

The residency programme at the Cité internationale des arts is aimed at artists, residing exclusively outside of France, who wish to undertake a research and creation project in Paris, for a period of three or six months.

Updated on 23/03/2022

  • Foreign professionals
  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Architecture
  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Cinema
  • Design
  • Craft
  • Book
  • Graphic novel
  • Fashion
    • Music
    • Digital
    • Theatre
    • Dance
    • Circus

The Villa Kujoyama

Built in 1992 by architect Kunio Kato on the Higashiyama mountain in Kyoto, the Villa Kujoyama is a place for interdisciplinary exchange and exists to strengthen intercultural dialogue between France and Japan.
Resident artists are asked to establish working relationships with the professional...

Updated on 02/06/2022

  • French professionals
  • Foreign professionals
  • Programmes
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Architecture
  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Cinema
  • Design
  • Craft
  • Book
  • Fashion
    • Gastronomy
    • Music
    • Digital
    • Theatre
    • Dance
    • Circus

La Fabrique de résidences (The Residency Factory)

The Institut français offers the French cultural network abroad its Residency Factory. This is a programme that aims to support this network at a technical and financial level in the development and construction of an artist residency at its facilities or with a local partner.
The Residency...

Updated on 23/06/2022

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Multidisciplinary