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Welcome to the Alliance Française de Chicago

Chicago’s French cultural and learning center dedicated to the study of French language, cultural exchange, and friendship between Americans and French speaking people.
The Alliance Française de Chicago is a non-profit 501(c)(3) institution.

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The Franco Raffle: Enter to win a round trip for two anywhere in Canada! Many more prizes available!

2017 AF-Chicago Gala

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Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Monday, March 27, 2017

An evening of multicultural laughter...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Festival de la Francophonie: France / Haïti

Vers le Sud

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Festival de la Francophonie: Canada/Québec

Bullying is Never Okay



Saturday, April 01, 2017
The Exceptional Egg

With Chef Madelaine 

Friday, April 07, 2017
Avec L'auteur: Christine Marquet de Vasselot

Parlons Romans d'Amour!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Spring Open House!

Come learn about the Alliance!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Bande de Filles / Girlhood

Film Rétrospective Paris/Chicago

With J.P. Anderson, Michigan Avenue Magazine 


more events...

Learning Center

Spring Open House
Tuesday, April 11, 6:30 p.m.

Click here to register.

Spring session
April 15–June 12
Now Enrolling!

Download the current schedule in PDF.

Free Trial Classes
Initiation, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Levels

April 8–13
For more information and to register

Fast Track Courses
Initiation Level, Advanced Beginners Level and
Intermediate Levels

April 10–13

For more information and to register

Alliance Française de Chicago 2017 Summer Camp

Let us treat you to a FREE French lesson!

Call us (312) 337-1070 to register as a GUEST and attend any French class for FREE!
Currently a student? Refer a GUEST and get a discount on your next class.

Alliance Française
de Chicago Blog

The Alliance team is proud to present to you its very own blog. Click here to know more...

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