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    INSTITUT FRANÇAIS Liberty · Creativity · Diversity


    The Institut français supports French culture internationally. It helps to promote the French language, the circulation of works and ideas and the mobility of artists throughout the world. It works to promote cultural diversity and actively contributes to the hosting of foreign performers in France. 

  • Who are we ?

    The Institut français is the public establishment in charge of France's cultural action abroad, under the supervision of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture. 

    Find out about our missions, our contacts, our values, our commitments and our history. 

    Our team

    Experts in all fields of culture, specialists in project engineering and international cultural cooperation combine their talents in the service of France's foreign cultural policy. 

    The magazine

    Find out about the latest news from the Institut français.  

    The French cultural network worldwide
    Discover the places and events that bring French culture to life all over the world!
    Instituts français
    Alliances françaises
    Services de coopération et d'action culturelle
    Fond bloc Espace réseau
    The network area

    The Network Area provides members of the French cultural network abroad with personalised tools and services.