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Alliance Française of Calgary


Business No: 106702053RR0001

Empowerment through French education, culture, and community. Join us in celebrating Francophonie and making a difference today!

Alliance Française of Calgary


With a history as vibrant and dynamic as the City of Calgary itself, the Alliance Française of Calgary (AFC) has been a driving force in the local French scene for over seventy-five years! We're not your average language institute—we're a bustling hub of French education, training, and cultural programs that cater to Francophones, French learners, and all you incredible Francophiles who simply can't get enough of that je ne sais quoi!

What sets us apart?

We're renowned for the top-notch quality of our classes, catering to all ages and skill levels. But that's not all. We take pride in the incredible diversity of our cultural and social activities. We offer a complete Francophone experience, combining interactive language learning in our fun-filled classes with the opportunity to practice the language through our wide range of social and cultural activities. With over 200 exciting activities organized annually, there's always something happening for you to practice and immerse yourself in the French language.

But wait, there's more! Prepare to be dazzled as AFC proudly showcases Calgary's most comprehensive French language library. Picture shelves brimming with a treasure trove of books, music, and films/videos, all poised to whisk you away to the very heart of French culture.

And we don't stop there! We're on a mission to inspire the next generation of French enthusiasts, which is why AFC offers engaging and captivating programs designed especially for children. From enchanting storytelling sessions to interactive language activities, we're here to ignite their passion for French and set their imaginations ablaze.

As an affiliated branch of the internationally renowned Alliance Française organization, originating from the land of croissants and the iconic Eiffel Tower, AFC is deeply connected to a global network brimming with French-loving fanatics just like us. These strong connections enable us to bring you the absolute crème de la crème of French language education and Francophone cultures.

So, whether you're here to conquer the French language, immerse yourself in vibrant Francophone traditions, or simply revel in the joy of living, the Alliance Française of Calgary is your passport to an unforgettable French adventure. Get ready to unleash your inner Francophile and join us as we celebrate all things French right here in the heart of Calgary!

Why we need your support?

The Alliance Française of Calgary is a charitable and non-profit organization that self-funds 95% of its operations. This is why your support is incredibly vital to us. Every donation we receive goes towards enhancing our library and cultural programming, ensuring that we can continue to offer exceptional experiences to our community. Join us in shaping the future of the Alliance Française of Calgary and become part of our journey to promote French language and cultures!


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