Online resources for teachers!

The Institut français in the United Arab Emirates offers a compilation of TICE tools and pedagogical, practical and methodological resources for teachers of French as a Foreign Language (FLE) and French as a Mother Tongue (FLAM). You can download the document here (french only):  RESSOURCES_NUMERIQUES_ENSEIGNANTS_EAU Enjoy reading it!  

The Institut francais in the UAE’s newsletter is back !

The Institut francais in the UAE released the French cultural agenda in the UAE! You can read it online and you can subscribe to our newsletter by sending us a quick mail at contact@if-uae.com. We wish you a good reading!  

En juin, la culture française s’invite chez vous !

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DELF Junior- Coronavirus COVID-19 update

As per the precautionary measures undertaken by the Emirati authorities and in order to limit the spread of Coronavirus, the DELF Junior exam that were supposed to take place on: -Saturday May 30th in Abu Dhabi and Al Aïn (March 21st session rescheduled) -Saturday June 6th in Dubaï (and the April 18th session rescheduled) are [...]

Abu Dhabi Classics Festival – Season 2020

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 International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, the festival will celebrate its ninth year anniversary and will present an eclectic [...]

DELF Junior registrations

The next DELF Junior exam sessions will take place in: Saturday March 21, 2020 in Abu Dhabi and Al Aïn (registrations opened till January 30) Saturday April 18, 2020 in Dubaï (registrations opened till February 27) Saturday June 06, 2020 in Dubaï (registrations to open in April and close in May) Registration sessions will be [...]

RendezVous on December, 11th for a new “Conversation” hosted at Warehouse421

The Institut français in the UAE is delighted to announce its upcoming 'Conversation' co-produced with Thinkers & Doers and hosted at Warehouse 421 the 11th of December. This “Conversation" is a format of 1-hour morning talks between 3 speakers and a moderator, following a networking breakfast, gathering an international community of innovation leaders disrupting their industries. In line with the [...]

Building Beats: a Franco-German project around electronic music

Franco-German friendship is also celebrated in the Emirates! On December 6th 2019, the Institut français in the UAE / Cultural Department of the French Embassy in cooperation with the German Embassy in the United Arab Emirates and the Goethe Institute present "Building beats". This Franco-German project, which takes place at Warehouse 421 in Abu Dhabi, invites [...]

Abu Dhabi Art x Institut français in the UAE

Installation "Patterns" by the artist Julien Poidevin From November 21st to November 23rd,  Abu Dhabi Art Fair, the international contemporary art fair, will host a production of the Institut français in the UAE / Cultural department of the French Embassy. “Patterns” is an immersive installation of the multimedia artist, Julien Poidevin, which combine new technologies and traditional [...]

Exhibition “Caravane & guests” and presentation of the latest publication of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue

The exhibition “Caravane & Guests” opened this week at the French Residency in Abu Dhabi and will present during one month the artworks from 5 French artists: Annabelle Smith-Bigno, Bénédicte Gimonnet, Karine Roche, Mioara Corozel Cherki and Sabine Blanchard. It is in a collaboration’s spirit that the French painters presented in the exhibition “Caravane & [...]