We are the Alliance Française d’Oxford, the charity whose mission is to promote French language and cultures. 

We operate autonomously, are self-sufficient and have no political or religious affiliations. 

Immersive French in France

Our mission

  • Offer French classes for all ages and abilities
  • Promote French and Francophone culture
  • Respect cultural diversity, share a passion for exchange and solidarity
French schools partners

Our statement

  • We will continually train our teachers and improve our standards so you will get the most innovative teaching
  • We will not charge above what permits us to operate
  • We will treat our staff and interns legally and fairly


  • Isabelle Barber - Chairman of the Trustees
  • Peter Anderson - Treasurer
  • Carolyn Soakell - Secretary
  • Prof. Julian Roberts - Trustee
  • Jane Varley - Trustee 
  • Andrew Rattue - Trustee 
  • Caitlin Kennedy - Trustee 

For more information about governance, please email trustees@af-oxford.org.

Bonjour!  Here to learn French?  Bienvenue chez les experts!

We are the official centre for French in Oxford.


 *10% discount for yearly registration - equivalent to 7 hours of free French (for 2-hour-weekly-group classes)!

Classes start on the 16th of September for our Autumn term

(13 weeks of classes)