Alliance Française of New Orleans’ mission is to promote knowledge and appreciation of the French language and Francophone cultures, and to encourage friendship and collaboration with the French-speaking world. It is a part of a worldwide nonprofit network founded in Paris in 1883.
The New Orleans chapter is one of more than 800 chapters in 133 countries, together serving more than 450,000 students. The Alliance Française of New Orleans is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in 1984 and incorporated in the State of Louisiana.
- French language courses for adults, children, and businesses looking to support the desire or need for language study
- Language certifications including the DELF/DALF for adults and teens, and DELF Prim for grade school students, and the DAEFLE for Teachers of French.
- Cultural activities for adults and children that present a comprehensive look at francophone culture in the 21st century
- A library and other resources online for both native speakers and French students