The Alliance française


L’Alliance française de Bahreïn

About us

Also known as “L’Alliance”, the Alliance française de Bahreïn was founded 30 years ago. Every year, over 1000 students attend its courses. The Alliance française is the official French learning centre and French cultural centre in Bahrain. It is a non-profit-making association. The Alliance is known as the best institution providing high quality French courses in a friendly and dynamic atmosphere.

The Alliance française de Bahreïn is part of an international cultural network linked to the Alliance française de Paris.

Ever since its establishment in 1883, the Alliance française de Paris has generated 1085 boards in 136 countries in order to spread French language and culture throughout the world.

M. Khalid Almoayed is the actual President of the board of the Alliance française de Bahreïn.

French courses

A team of 18 fully-qualified teachers of French as a foreign language offers various courses including:

- Adult courses
- Teenager courses
- Children courses (from 4 years old)
- Business French course
- Courses for companies
- Private tuitions
- TEF exams
- DELF and DALF exams of the French Ministry of Education

Cultural events


All over the year, the Alliance organises what can truly be qualified as a « feast of events » :

- Concerts, ballets, plays
- Cinema festival
- Music Day
- Cultural exhibitions
- Art exhibitions
- Pétanque nights
- Teenager drama workshop

A French-speaking environment

La médiathèque
- DVD’s and videos (over 2000)
- Library (over 5000 titles)
- French newspapers and magazines
- Information centre about France including CD-Roms

studies in France, tourism...etc)

- Ciné-club

L’Alliance hosts the Permanent Actor Workshop under the patronage of the Ministry of Information since 2002.

Useful information

Alliance Française de Bahreïn
P.O. BOX 840

Tel.:17 683 295
Fax: 17 781 137
mail :

Opening times

Saturdays to Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

published on 06/03/2005

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