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The Alliance Française de Houston, part of a worldwide network founded in Paris in 1883, is a privately funded 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. There exist today over 800 Alliances in 132 countries. The US network of Alliances Françaises is the largest in the world with 107 Alliances, 73 of which, like Alliance Française de Houston, offer French classes based on the internationally recognized standards of the Alliance Française de Paris. In 2015, the US Alliance network had over 24,000 students for a total of 500,000 worldwide.

The Alliance Française de Houston offers not only comprehensive language instruction in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere but also a varied and dynamic cultural experience. Members enjoy French art and photography exhibits, receptions, and concerts, and have access to our library, as well as discounts on our French language classes. Each year, the Alliance awards scholarships for study in France to Houston-area university students. We are affiliated with the  Alliance Française de Paris, the  Fondation Alliance Française, the  Federation of Alliance Françaises USA, and the  US General Delegation.


The Alliance Française is an institution founded in 1883 and which is present in 132 countries, with more than 800 establishments. It brings together more than 500,000 students around the world.


The Network of Alliances Françaises in the United States is the leading network in the world with, in 2016, 107 Alliances, of which 73 offer French courses. In addition, the American network welcomed more than 24,000 students in 2015.


The Alliance Française de Houston is proud to be affiliated with the Fondation des Alliances Françaises and the Federation of Alliances Françaises USA.


Known as the Alliance Française de Paris until 2020, the Fondation des Alliances Françaises provides oversight to its vast network of Alliances Françaises in over 100 countries.


The Federation of Alliances Françaises USA, founded in 1902, organizes national conferences, provides grants, and supports all U.S. chapters with resources and publications.

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