Welcome to the Alliance Française Dublin Language Centre! Whether you are an individual or a professional, 1 or 100 years old, an absolute beginner or a bilingual speaker, we have a French course that will suit your expectations and needs!

The Language Centre provides French courses for over 3,500 students every year, both on the premises, online, and schools, universities, public departments and private businesses in the city centre and the greater Dublin area.

We teach French for every age group, from 12 months onward and at every level from absolute beginners to bilingual speakers, with a large variety of subjects and material that can be arranged for group classes or private tuition: general French courses, conversation classes, cultural workshops, preparation for exams, Business French, Legal French, Corporate training.

Our instructors are all French native speakers and qualified and trained to teach French as a foreign language. Our students benefit from tuition in a broad range of classes backed by our pedagogical team and the extensive resources of our modern Multimedia Library. Alliance Française Dublin has also established itself as a resource facility and training centre for teachers of French in Ireland.

All our courses are designed according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), recognised by the French Ministries of Foreign Affairs and of Education and are Fás approved and tax deductible.

Are you a newcomer? Start with our free online placement test!

If you are a complete beginner and have never studied French, you can enrol right away in any A1.1 class. Otherwise, if you have studied French before but not with us at Alliance Française Dublin, you can meet one of our teachers and get a free assessment to know which class to enrol in.

Alliance Française Dublin’s new Academic Year consists of 4 terms of 12 weeks:

17th June 2024
to 6th September 2024

9th September 2024
to 30th November 2024

2nd December 2024
to 8th March 2025

10th March 2025
to 14th June 2025

Alliance Française Dublin’s School Year for minors consists of 2 terms :

We need at least 8 students to set up a group and take no more than 15 per group of adults & teenagers (12 for conversation classes), 10 for children and 8 for toddlers, to ensure the best learning experience for all. To avoid disappointment please always enroll well in advance.

New Students
Students enrolling for the first time need an assessment. This is an essential procedure to discuss your needs with us and ensure that you are assigned to the type of course and level which suits you best. This initial assessment is free of charge.
Please consult our timetable or our newsletter for assessments dates (3 weeks before each new term).
Please note that complete beginners, children and toddlers do not need to be assessed.

Returning students
Students already with the Alliance Française may progress automatically to the next level unless told otherwise during the free end-of-term assessment. In order to preserve the quality of its courses, the Alliance Française Dublin reserves the right to ask students to move to, or repeat, an earlier level.

All enrollment fees are payable in full at the time of enrollment. Payment can be made on this website, over the phone, and at Reception (we accept cash, cheque or credit card). 10% discount is available (on presentation of relevant documentation) to:

– Students
– Retired persons
– OAPs and the unemployed
– A 2nd course when enrolling for the same term
– A 2nd family member when enrolling for the same term.
Please note that discounts are not cumulative.

Terms & Conditions.
Please take a moment to read carefully our Terms & Conditions of Sales, our privacy policy and our code of conduct.

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The Ireland office is open every Wednesday from 3pm to 6pm in Room Françoise Henry located on our 3rd floor.

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