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WHO ARE WE?

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF LYON

1984: OPENING OF THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF LYON (AFLyon)

2008: AFLYON OBTAINED THE "FRENCH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE" 
2013 : AFLYON BECAME UNESCO CENTRE

 

KEY FIGURES:

1st FRENCH LANGUAGE School in Lyon
3rd Alliance Française in France
2 500 STUDENTS per year

130 DIFFERENT NATIONALITIES every year
multicultural team of 40 people
2,500 M² of modern premises dedicated to language learning
17 spacious and air-conditioned classrooms 

 

WHY CHOOSE US?


A PLEASANT, FRIENDLY & MODERN ENVIRONMENT

Ideally located in the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon, in a fully renovated and air-conditioned historic building, AFLyon provides pleasant indoor and outdoor facilities 

 

AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

AFLyon benefits from the expertise developed by the Alliance Française network (819 organisations in 137 countries) over the last 130 years as well as amazing intercultural projects.

 

HIGH QUALITY TEACHING AND FLEXIBILITY

With years of experience in teaching French as a Foreign Language, our qualified teachers are committed to guide you in your learning. Thanks to rigorous methodological approaches, innovative pedagogical methods and modern digital tools, we provide an effective learning experience.

 

LANGUAGE LEARNING EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGIES

For a better collaborative work, our classrooms are all equipped with computers and interactive whiteboards. Our facilities also include a language lab and a library with many publications ranked by language levels.


A WIDE RANGE OF COURSES TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS

We welcome students during the whole year (except the last 2 weeks of December). Whatever your availability (morning, afternoon, evening), we are able to offer General French coursesspecific courses),thematic workshops which will suit your goals.

 

A MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY

Studying French at AFLyon is a unique experience that you will share with people from all over the world!


EXCITING CULTURAL ACTIVITIES TO LEARN ABOUT FRANCOPHONE CULTURES

To learn more about Francophone cultures and encourage interactions, friendships between students, AFLyon offers various exciting activities and cultural events among which:

  • Cine-club
  • Game nights, quizz...
  • Exhibitions, shows, concerts....
  • Parties (Francophonie, Christmas, National Day, Music Day...)
  • Cultural and touristic outings in Lyon and its region

     

 

 

 

LYON, A MUST-SEE DESTINATION

 

THE MOST ATTRACTIVE CITY IN FRANCE (PWC, 2015)


2nd UNIVERSITY HUB IN FRANCE WITH 140,000 STUDENTS
2nd LARGEST CITY IN FRANCE
2nd ARTISTIC & CULTURAL CITY IN FRANCE (Journal des arts, 2013)
3rd FAVORITE DESTINATION for international travellers (TripAdvisor, 2014)

 

AN HISTORICAL CITY:
 

With 2,000 years of history, Lyon is an architectural treasure and a part of the city centre has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage site since 1998.

 

AN IDEAL LOCATION IN THE HEART OF WESTERN EUROPE:

     

The city is ideally located in the South-East of France, 2h from Paris (by train), 1h40 from the Mediterranean cost and the great Alps ski stations nearby.

 

FRANCE'S FAVORITE CITY AMONG STUDENTS:

     

Thanks to internationally renowned schools and universities as well as world class clusters, 16,000 foreign students (spread over 5 main campuses) choose to study in Lyon each year.

 

A CITY OF ART AND CULTURE:

     

Lyon is a vibrant city with many museums and more than 21000 cultural events every year among which Biennale de la Danse (Biennial Dance Festival), Biennale d'Art Contemporain (Biennial Modern Art Festival), Nuits Sonores (Electronic Music Festival) or the famous Festival of Lights.

 

WORLD CAPITAL OF GASTRONOMY:

     

Known worldwide for its gastronomy, Lyon has many Michelin-starred restaurants, such as the restaurant of Paul Bocuse, as well as traditional restaurants from Lyon called «Bouchons Lyonnais».

 

 

      

QUALITY EDUCATION AND SERVICES :