The Institut français in the United Arab Emirates is hiring !

The Institut francais in the UAE is hiring an intern for the French language department to start beginning of October for six months. Click here to download the job description. CV and cover letters must be sent at the following email adresses:

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

Last update : 08.07 This article has been published at the beginning of the sanitary crisis. It gathers all the cultural initiatives that have been developed by French cultural institutions during the lockdown. Even if the situation seems to get back to normal, some cultural organizations are still offering online content. We take the opportunity [...]

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 We wish you a good reading!  

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 [...]

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

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 protect students and teaching staff, the UAE government has taken the decision to close the schools until Summer 2020. The [...]

Medical residency in France – Call for applications – 2020

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 training. The added value of the specialization training program in France is based on the fact that physicians work as [...]

DELF Junior Results: Novembre 23rd in Dubai

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 the candidate name and date of birth as “N° d’inscription”. The diplomas will be printed in France and should be [...]

DELF Junior 2020: information, dates and registration

What is the DELF Junior ? The DELF Junior is a diploma awarded by the French Ministry of Education to prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates. There are four independent diplomas, which correspond, respectively, to the following four levels of the Council of Europe' s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL): A1, A2, B1, [...]

Sélection of French animated films at the Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth – October 13-18, 2019

The Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth will take place from 13 to 18 October 2019. Come discover alone or with your children a selection of more than 15 French animated films. The detailed selection can be found here. For more information and booking(s), visit