From February to June | Created in 2016 by the French Embassy in Belgium, with the support of the Institut français and the Alliance Française of Brussels-Europe, EXTRA emphasizes the rising importance of partnerships between creators and French & Belgian cultural organisations. Discover all the podcasts created by France Belgique culture!

Passa Porta, February 18th at 8pm - presale € 7 / 5 ; on-site € 9 / 7
In December 2019, 250 students chose Santiago H. Amigorena as the new Goncourt prize of Belgium winner. His original point of view over Shoah and the modernity of the points he raised about identity and migrations moved the jury.
His book, as Didi-Huberman's one relates the history of Warsaw's ghetto. On this major topic, they will meet in a debate at Passa Porta on the 18th of February.

Discussions in French

On Tuesday 5th November | Following a first successful cycle of debates, EUNIC members are interested to examine the ways in which cultural relations work, the conditions where they can cooperate with Civil Society and States in order to provide most value, and the different types of value that come with different types of cultural relations activities. The event will take the format of a panel discussion with time for comments and questions from the audience. With Jacqui Broadhead, Malgorzata Moleda-Zdziech and Yves Sintomer. Moderator: Kélig Puyet.

2 April 2019 at the House of European History
Last panel discussion of the "For a New European Social Contract" series with Luisella Battaglia, Catherine Larrère, María Sánchez and Tomas Miglirina.

On Thursday 31 January 2019
The Night of ideas 2019 in Brussels will take place in KANAL-Centre Pompidou and focus on the theme : "Environmental Emergencies – Think the world". Come and share ideas with Frédéric Ferrer (scenic arts), Valérie Cabanes (international law), Guillaume Pitron (journalism), Paul Magnette (politics), Chantal Mouffe (philosophy),  Jean-Max Colard and Laurent De Sutter (philosopher).

50 years after May 1968 events, what is left of the slogans on Paris walls? Is there still a future in 2018 for the futures dreamt in 1968? On 25 January 2018, thinkers, creators, artists, etc. will debate in Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp to draw the upcoming future: politics, citizenship, technology, urbanism, daily life, science.

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We will be closed on 21 July and 15 August 2017. No course will take place during that time. The reception desk will also be closed.

Enrol for a course at the Alliance Française and get a free access to our new digital library of the French cultural network!

Oral practice, on-line platform… All this will be implemented from 2017 to enable you to succeed in French!

French teachers in Flanders will be able to see French films with their pupils at the cinema and work on the films with the programme “Focus Film Français”.

Read the interview of Olivier Culmann, photographer of Diversions, exhibited in our gallery in the framework of Summer of Photography 2016. 

The Jean-Pierre de Launoit centre was refurbished in spring to provide everyone with the best possible facilities for working and relaxing, and is now open to users.

Thanks to this app made by students and teachers of the Alliance française, discover the making of the exhibition "Return to Europe" by Benoit+Bo.

You are interested in enrolling in a group class or a workshop? First enrolment with our Alliance française? Find out about all...