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Enrolling now for Summer programmes!

We're open all Summer with activities for children, teenagers and adults every 1, 2, 4 or 8 weeks!

Education for Adults   Education for Teenagers   Education for Children
Adults Summer Courses
8-week session every 8 weeks
  Teenagers Summer Camps
2-week session every 2 weeks
  Toddlers & Children Summer Courses & Camps
Summer Term: 5 June - 27 July Harvest Term: 30 July - 21 Sept
Free placement test on 30, 31 May, 5, 6 & 7 June between 5pm & 7pm

General French courses, conversation courses, refreshers' classes, specialised workshops and intensive Summer programmes will be available for adults of all levels morning and evening times for 1 or 2 terms of 8 weeks in June-July and August-September.

French clubs are still available during the summer! Join the Breakfast, Lunch or Afterwork club for a recreational conversation with drink and food à la française!

Come for a free placement test on 5, 6 & 7 June between 5 and 7pm and meet one of our teachers who will advise on the most suitable course for you and walk you through our timetable. Assessments are free of charge and no appointment is required. You don't need an assessment if you are a complete beginner or if you are already a student, you can enrol directly online.


Monday to Friday 10am - 1pm
30 hours in total – €350

Our Summer courses for teenagers are designed to complement classes already attended at secondary school and to lay the groundwork for the school year ahead. They provide a diversification and broadening of the language in an interactive and fun way, with a focus on interests and topics relevant to the participants. 3 groups are available: Junior Teens (going into 2nd, 3rd Years), Senior Teens (going into 4th, 5th, 6th Years) and Starter Teens (going into 1st Year or complete beginners).

Junior Teens Book online:
5-15 June / 18-29 June / 2-13 July / 16-27 July / 30 July - 10 August
/ 13-24 August

Senior Teens Book online:
5-15 June / 18-29 June / 2-13 July / 16-27 July / 30 July - 10 August
/ 13-24 August

Starter Teens Book online:
2-13 July / 16-27 July / 30 July - 10 August
/ 13-24 August

Classes in June Available weekdays

Through lively and stimulating activities, toddlers (1-4 years old) and children (5-10 years old) will build up a broad and lasting knowledge of the French language over the 4 weeks of June. Full timetable here.

Camps in July & August
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 2pm
20 hours in total – €220

1 week Summer camps every week. "C'est l'été / French Summer Fun" will take place every week, with different activities every week.Register for 2 camps or more and receive a 10% discount on the second camp!

4-6 year olds  Book online:
2-6 July / 9-13 July / 16-20 July / 23-27 July / 30 July - 3 August / 7-10 August / 13-17 August / 20-24 August / 27-31 August

7-10 year olds  Book online:
2-6 July / 9-13 July / 16-20 July / 23-27 July / 30 July - 3 August / 7-10 August / 13-17 August / 20-24 August / 27-31 August

Cinéclub / Competition   Training   Screening & Talk
La Môme
  French Teachers
Summer Bootcamp 2018
  Irish Premiere:
Le Choix de Théo

Thursday  21 June – 7.40pm
€5 with a free glass of wine / Free for Premium Members  

Discover the Cinéclub's new format!

Join us every month for a subtitled screening of one of the most popular box-office hits in French cinema history, preceded by an informal presentation with a free glass of wine!

This month, we celebrate la Fête de la Musique with the Oscar-winning La Môme directed by Olivier Dahan. This biographical musical film retrace the life of French singer Edith Piaf. Marion Cotillard's performance received critical acclaim and many awards.

The Cinéclub is free for AF Premium Members. Win tickets on our Twitter!

Monday 25 to Friday 29 June
€300 (30 hours over 5 days)
Bursaries for selected candidates       

The Alliance Française Dublin is proud to launch its 7th Annual Bootcamp for French teachers that includes over 30 hours:

2 hands-on workshops with teaching strategies / 1 language course for personal linguistic development / 1 round tables with education specialists / 1 Teach Meet / 1 welcome lunch at La Cocotte café and 1 social event (screening & talk – see right).

As part of the training plan for French teachers, the French Embassy in Ireland and the Department of Education and Skills are delighted to offer 15 bursaries to secondary school teachers.


Tuesday 26 June – 6.30pm 
Admission free

Come discover an American French story at the Irish premiere screening of the award-winning documentary Le Choix de Théo (2018). The film tells the story of the French language in Louisiana and shows how state government has used education to save their heritage language. The film brings awareness to the American francophone reality/identity but also to the challenges facing the American education system.
The screening will be followed by a talk with  French director Mikaël Espinasse who lived in Lafayette, the heart of Cajun French Louisiana, where he worked with French speaking communities (acadians, créoles, and indigenous) and met key players in the rebirth of the French language in Louisiana: teachers, activists, politicians, students and parents.

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The AF Dublin was also one of the five institutions to be shortlisted in the "Overall Excellence in Education" category.
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