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Education

We promote the exchange of knowledge through a network of schools, the training of French-speaking educators, opportunities for postgraduate studies in France and an extensive library and information centre.

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Arts and Creative Industries

We aim to strengthen cultural ties and partnerships between institutions and professionals in France and the region through multi-disciplinary exchanges, events, and creative collaborations.

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Science and Innovation

Our goal is to enhance bilateral relations between France and South Africa by supporting innovation, technology, and international research developments

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Governance and Human Rights

Our work focuses on building social cohesion through championing economic inclusion, feminist diplomacy and climate change.

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Meet our True Fashion, Try on Green Mentees

Earlier this year, the French Institute of South Africa and the Goethe Institut South Africa, with the support of the Franco-German Cultural Fund, conceptualised a fashion mentorship programme through a […]

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Calls for Applications
Education

English Language Assistants Program in France

The recruitment campaign for the English Language Teaching Assistants in France for the 2022-2023...

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Arts and Creative Industries

Novembre Numérique Animation Jam 2022

Sign yourself or a team of friends up to participate from 18 to 20 November...

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Science and Innovation

SCAC/IFAS Call for applications

IFAS RESEARCH Call for Applications 2022 Master’s students – Doctoral students – Post-doctoral students...

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Governance and Human Rights

Marianne Initiative – Call for applications 2023

The Marianne Initiative for Human Rights Defenders aims to better assist them in their...

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Localised cooperation

Local cooperation is based on partnerships between French authorities (regions, departments, inter-municipalities, districts) and foreign authorities, involving human exchanges and relationships of trust. It is a pillar of French external action.

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Education

French language FSPI in South Africa, Lesotho and Malawi

The launching seminar of the French language project in South Africa, Lesotho and Malawi,...

Arts and Creative Industries

Novembre Numerique Animation Jam

Sixty animators responded to the call for applications for the 2021 Animation Jam. On...

Science and Innovation

France wishes to contribute to the SKA project and to research in radio astronomy

On Thursday 4 February 2021, on the occasion of the official creation of SKA...

Governance and Human Rights

Generation Equality Forum to drive Major Policy Reforms and Generate over $40 Billion in New Investments

Heads of State and Government, heads of international organizations, activists from civil society and...

Key Partners

The French Institute has a range of successful partnerships with educational and research institutions, non-governmental organisations, governmental organisations, cultural organisations and esteemed multinational organisations. We are committed to building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with partners who provide a vital mutual transfer of ideas and support to help us reach our shared cooperation goals between France, South Africa, Lesotho and Malawi. Partner with us today.

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This one is for the African Animators!The annual 48-hour November Numerique Animation Jam is back for the 2022 edition Be a part of this pan-African event that will take place from 18 - 20 November 2022. Apply NOW before 12 November 2022 & get access to coaching from industry experts as you create a short film Register here: bit.ly/3T9RGNs For more info email: animation@tshimologong.joburgTshimologong Precinct Embassy of France in South Africa Gobelins, l'école de l'image - Page officielle ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us for the next #JoburgFrenchCineClub !
🗓 Thursday 8 December
19:30 Wine testing and then screening of the film "Edmond" (French audio, English subtitles)
Ticketing: https://buff.ly/3PcuJqw
With the support of @IF_SouthAfrica @IFParis and @FrenchEmbassyZA

Yesterday we welcomed a delegation from 🇫🇷 who are here for a week as part of the 1st France-South Africa Video Games meetup.

Created in partnership with @BF_SouthAfrica, local government & global investors are among the many industry partners who this event hopes to attract.

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