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Alliances françaises in Chin

Alliance française is a non-profit organization aiming at a better mutual understanding through the promotion of the French language and Francophone cultures and the valorization of the host country cultural values.

This worldwide network, founded in 1883 and coordinated by Fondation Alliance française in Paris, now accounts for over 800 training centers, among which 16 in China. It owes its success to the consistently faithful nature of a foreign public enamoured by the French language and culture.

Alliance française symbolizes a French nation constantly moving forward. It’s exceptional longevity and vitality springs from the close links which have been established with local authorities, the people in host countries, the French government and its Embassies and Consulates.

Alliance Française Hangzhou, founded in 2008, is the fruit of a successful partnership with Zhejiang University of Industry and Commerce and the French Embassy in China. It is seen by people as the premier institution in Zhejiang province for all matters related to the French language and culture.

The best place to learn French

Firmly committed to modernization while remaining faithful to its values and commitments, Alliance Française Hangzhou owes its renown to the engagement of highly qualified teaching experts and staff intimately connected with the French language and culture, the continuous reappraisal of its teaching methods and the integration of new technologies.

Offering a high standard of teaching facilities, it has already trained to the French language over 10000 students through a wide range of affordable activities. Well known in the city of Hangzhou, it has built strong relationships with local communities, thanks to many pedagogical and cultural projects.

It is also the only accredited examination center in Zhejiang Province to conduct diplomas issued by the French Ministry of Education as DELF and DALF exams, along with the TCFQ, TEFAQ and TEF Canada language ability tests.


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