Alliance Française (France)
'Spreading Awareness of French and Francophone Culture
The Alliance Française in Paris has been spreading French language and Francophone culture for more than a century. A private higher education establishment and recognised training body, the Alliance Française Paris lle-de-France is, above all, a not-for-profit organization (association d'utilité publique) under the French law of 1901. It has built its actions and reputation on the quality of its teaching and training programmes in a multicultural environment which promotes exchanges, respect and conviviality. Today, it is the leading cultural network worldwide, with 1,040 establishments in 136 countries on all five continents. Each year, 450,000 people, of all ages, attend Alliances Françaises to learn French and more than 6 million people participate in their cultural activities.