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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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Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Edouard Manet, Works on Paper


October 5 - October 11

Thursday, October 06, 2016
Meet Lorraine Boissoneault


Avec l'Auteur: New series!

Monday, October 10, 2016
Justice in the Service of Equality: A Public Lecture by Christiane Taubira

Live from the International House at the University of Chicago

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Pardon My French

Open Mic Night!


Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Taste and Toast: Rouges d'Automne/Autumn Red Wines

With Meghan Vandette

Monday, October 24, 2016
Lyon, Capital of French Gastronomy

With Pascale Remy, President of Les Amis de la place Antonin Poncet in Lyon

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Film Retrospective Paris/Chicago

"La Bataille de Solférino / The Age of Panic"

With Justine Lévêque


more events...

Learning Center

Fall Session
September 12–November 5

Download the Fall schedule PDF.

Take the free online placement test.

Free Trial Classes
Initiation, Advanced Beginner, and Intermediate Level

October 3–6

Initiation level

Beginners level

Monday, Oct. 3 / 5:40 - 6:25 p.m.

Intermediate level

Tuesday, Oct. 4 / 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Click here for more information.

To register today, call (312) 337-1070.

Four week session classes

Beginners level

Mon./Wed. 5:40 p.m., Oct. 10–Nov. 2

Now enrolling!
Call today to register: (312) 337-1070

Online Registration

Click here for more information.

To register today, call (312) 337-1070

Alliance Française
de Chicago Blog

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

Tutorat CNED

Un encadrement professionnel de la Grande Section au CM2 Inscriptions ouvertes pour septembre !

Pour plus d’informations cliquez ici.

Learn French in France

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