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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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Gala 2014, May 10th
Ritz-Carlton Chicago · Grand Ballroom

More information here.

2 trips: Morocco and France

Special travel offers from
the Alliance Française de Chicago!

Morocco · June 11–22

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contact Flo Ambrosino at or
click here for the pdf brochure

France · August 31–September 9

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contact Rachel Baker at or
click here for the pdf brochure

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Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Exposition Camus

A digital, multimedia & multilingual exhibition
Une exposition numérique, multimédia et plurilingue

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Polisse by Maïwenn Le Besco

My Favorite French Film

With Sara Paretsky

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Open House

Spring Session 

Thursday, April 24, 2014
2014 French Decorative Arts Symposium: French Style in the New World

In English

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Being a Chef: Knife Skills - Learn to cut and chop like a pro!

With Madelaine Bullwinkel

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Family Ciné Workshop (Ages 5 - 12): L'ours

by Jean-Jacques Annaud (France)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Current Affairs: From the Eastern Question to the Middle East

With Henry Laurens, Chair of History of the Contemporary Arab World at the Collège de France, and Nabeel Choury, Senior Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

In French with English translation


more events...


French Classes

Enrolling Now!
New Spring Session
April 19-June 16

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online free placement test

Free Trial Classes

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Free Open House with
Free Trial Classes

+ Wine & cheese

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Online class registration

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Listen to
our exclusive
French Podcasts

(vol 1 & 2 now available)

Winter 2014 PodCast