Currently, the international network of Alliance FranÃ§aise is composed of 1,062 not-for-profit institutions in 132 countries, which operate under local legislation and are managed by a Board made up of prominent personalities in each country.
Alliance FranÃ§aise de Nairobi was founded in 1949 and is currently the largest on the African continent with more than 4,000 students attending French language courses every year and with a wide range of cultural events (exhibitions, concerts, festivals and films) organized within its premises. It receives strong support from the French Embassy in Kenya for the implementation of its cultural, artistic and educational cooperation projects. Alliance FranÃ§aise provides an excellent learning environment for students wishing to pursue higher studies in France and benefit from a high standard of academic education. Foreign students in France also benefit from the same subsidized education costs as French nationals. The institution of Alliance FranÃ§aise is non-political and non-religious and is a not-for-profit entity. We promote the French culture, develop an appreciation and understanding of the French language and promote artistic and cultural diversity.
The Alliance FranÃ§aise de Mombasa offers regular and special French language courses for both individuals and companies. Our training programmes lead to internationally recognized certifications (DELF and DALF International Diplomas). We also offer interpretation and translation services (English/French).
We have associated French learning centers in Buruburu, Eldoret and Kisumu to cater for theÂ growing demand for learning the French language
Alliance FranÃ§aise is an incontestable leader in teaching French as a foreign language. We have a qualified and experienced team of 25 French teachers, 12 classrooms equipped with modern teaching aids. Alliance FranÃ§aise is also an accredited examination and training centre for international diplomas in French DELF DALF (Alliance FranÃ§aise de Paris, French Ministry of Education, and the Parisâ€™ Chamber of Commerce and Industry).
The Resource Center at Alliance FranÃ§aise Nairobi is an important information centre for the many young Kenyan people wishing to travel to France for higher studies or for the Au pair exchange program.
At Alliance FranÃ§aise Nairobi, we have a fully equipped multimedia library that offers a collection of 25,000 publications, and 4,000 audiovisual and multimedia references, French press, several multimedia and audio consultation points as well as a professional Resource Centre for teachers of French in Kenya. This helps our French students and those already speaking French keep abreast of events and happenings around the world in French, and providing key learning tools to those wishing to improve their knowledge of French at all levels. It has a newly introduced Learning Library which is a special section in the Library categorized in the various international learning levels. The aim of this is to avail materials specific to the needs of students in their learning level.
Alliance FranÃ§aise has become the implementing agency for all cooperation projects aimed at supporting and developing the teaching of French language in Kenyan schools and universities. This presents an ideal route into Pan-Africanism and international careers
Alliance FranÃ§aiseÂ Nairobi is also equipped with a modern auditorium, two exhibition galleries and a popular "garden stage" for concerts, Alliance FranÃ§aise de Nairobi organized 122 cultural and artistic events in 2006 attended by 48, 000 spectators. We believe we are the most vibrant cultural institution in Nairobi.
Alliance FranÃ§aise: the place to be for The French Touch in Nairobi! The French Touch in Kenya! The French Touch in Mombasa The French Touch in Eldoret The French Touch in Kisumu
http://afkenya.or.ke "> Alliance FranÃ§aise is truly a gateway to the French language and culture.
Â Alliance FranÃ§aise de Nairobi
Corner of Monrovia Street and Loita Street
PO Box 49475 Nairobi
tel: 34 00 54 / 34 00 79
fax: 31 52 07