The Institut français in the United Arab Emirates is hiring !

April 1st, 2020|News, French language, News, Non classé, recrutement|

The Institut francais in the UAE is hiring a Communication and corporate affairs officer to start beginning of June (flexibility possible until september at the latest). Click here to download the job description. CV and [...]

The particular back to school of the French high schools in the UAE, while Corona time

March 30th, 2020|News, Education, Enseigner le français, Francophonie, French language, Langue française, Les autres diplômes et tests, News, Non classé, Teaching French|

Since Sunday 22 March, the 10,000 pupils of the seven French schools in the United Arab Emirates have been back to school... remotely and online! In order to limit the spread of Covid-19 and to [...]

Staying safe at home? Take a cultural breath outside with the Institut français in the UAE!

March 29th, 2020|News, Visual Arts, Cinema, Dance et Theatre, Education, Francophonie, Les ressources, Literature, Music, News, Non classé|

One week ago, the United Arab Emirates urged their residents to organize the lockdown in order to fight against Corona outbreak. Under these circumstances, the Institut français in the UAE has made a selection of [...]

DELF Junior March 21st and April 18th – Coronavirus COVID-19 update

March 19th, 2020|News|

As per the precautionary measures undertaken by the Emirati authorities and in order to limit the spread of Coronavirus: the DELF Junior exam that was supposed to take place on Saturday March 21st is postponed [...]

L’Institut français recrute !

February 20th, 2020|News, Non classé|

L'Institut français des Emirats arabes unis recherche un stagiaire au pôle universitaire à partir du 1er avril 2020. Cliquer ici pour accéder à la fiche de poste Les dossiers (CV et lettre de motivation) doivent être [...]

Abu Dhabi Classics Festival – Season 2020

January 28th, 2020|News, Cultural and artistic cooperation, Dialogue culturel franco-émirien, Music|

Abu Dhabi Classics music festival is back from Tuesday, January 28th 2020  to Friday, February  7th ,2020 ! Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and [...]


January 27th, 2020|News, Cinema|

Now an unmissable event of the “Month of Francophonie”, this 10th edition of the Francofilm festival will surprise you with an outstanding program. […]

Medical residency in France – Call for applications – 2020

January 12th, 2020|News, Dialogue culturel franco-émirien, Education, Enseigner le français, Formation médicale, Francophonie, L'organisation du secteur de la santé aux EAU, Le programme franco-émirien de formation des médecins spécialistes, Les formations|

The program of cooperation between France and the United Arab Emirates regarding the specialization in France of Emirati physicians is based on the excellence both of the physicians who will be trained and the French [...]

DELF Junior Results: Novembre 23rd in Dubai

January 6th, 2020|News, Education, Enseigner le français, Francophonie, French language, Langue française, Teaching French|

The results are available here! You need the candidate number to look for the results. This number is mentioned in the “Convocation” (Notification) that you received to take part of the examination. It is listed under [...]


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The Institut français in the UAE is the cooperation and cultural department of the French Embassy. It has the mission of promoting French creation, thought and language and encouraging cultural, artistic, educational, academic and scientific exchanges and partnerships between France and the UAE. It follows up on the cultural and educational aspects of the strategic dialogue between France and the UAE.

Its activity covers a vast array of actions. It organizes cultural events in numerous fields such as visual arts, live performance and debating ideas. It supports French cultural and academic institutions as well as cultural industries in their development projects in the Emirates.

It also coordinates the French schools network in the United Arab Emirates, the Alliances françaises in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

As a governmental operator, the Institut français in the UAE is a privileged interlocutor of the cultural and academic institutions in the Emirates.