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Business French Certificate Course

Our “Business French Certificate Course” is aimed at adults (students or working professionals) having already completed the level 3 (B1) and want to master the French language (both oral and written) especially with regard to everyday situations in the world of business. This prepares you for the “DFP Affaires B2” exam issued and certified by the Chambre de Commerce et ... Read More »

About Us

The Alliance Française of Madras works to promote the cultural relations between India and France in Tamil Nadu. Created in 1953, it is a Society affiliated to “Fondation Alliance Française”, whose headquarters is based in Paris. The Alliance Française network is present in more than 135 countries, on the 5 continents. The Alliance Française of Madras is  supported by  the ... Read More »

Fondation AF

Ever since its creation in 1884, the Alliance Française de Paris has helped the Alliances Françaises expand their network the world over. In July 2007, its status was modified and it became the Fondation Alliance Française. This foundation is officially recognised as a non-profit organisation and represents the moral and legal referent of the Alliances Françaises throughout the world.   ... Read More »

Organization Chart

The entire administration team is attentive to the needs of those who frequent the Alliance Française. We are available to all those who want to learn French language and get acquainted with the French culture, and are open to dialogue with institutional or private partners, including artists and project creators. Director: Mr. Bruno PLASSE E-mail ID: director[at]af-madras.org Course Director: E-Mail ID: coursedirector[at]af-madras.org Cultural & ... Read More »


At Alliance française, the place of the learner is of primordial importance. Thanks to this approach, learners are able to acquire oral and written communication skills, comprehension and expression skills, through communicative tasks. Learners are active, they develop observation and reflection abilities, all learning strategies which will lead them progressively to autonomy. Our teaching is based on modern, efficient techniques, ... Read More »


The Alliance Française of Madras is situated in the heart of Chennai in Nungambakkam. The Alliance Française of Madras is situated in the heart of Chennai in Nungambakkam. The building is constructed on a site of more than 8000 m² that includes a garden with many trees, parking spaces and residential outhouses. The building occupies 1700 m² with 3 floors. ... Read More »

Become a Member

To become a member of the ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF MADRAS, you would need to fill the “membership form” available at our reception. A photo identity should be provided along with the application. The Committee of the ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF MADRAS will study the request and answer personally to all the applicants.   NO PAYMENT HAS TO BE MADE AT THE ... Read More »

AF network in India

There are 13 Alliances Françaises in India (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pondicherry, Pune and Trivandrum). Read More »


Type: Event Location: Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road, Egmore City: Chennai Date: Thu, 2013/10/17 – 7:30pm Price: Open to All Category: Other The Alliance Française of Madrasinvites you to a three day celebration of its Diamond JubileeDate: 17, 18 & 19 October 2013 Time: 7.30 pm  Venue: Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai Passes are available at the reception of the AFM Read More »