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 Institut français programmes and projects

Find out about our tools and support mechanisms for the French cultural network worldwide, creators, professionals and companies in the French and international cultural and educational sectors.

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The network area

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