A little corner of France
in the heart of Edinburgh!

French Classes & Education

Autumn Term 2022

From 20 September 09:00 to 5 December 20:30

From Tuesday 20 September 2022 to Monday 05th December 2022.

As part of a global network, the French Institute is the official language and cultural center of the French government in Edinburgh and has been teaching French since 1946.

Our next season will kick off on September 20 offering a wide range of options for both adults and kids, from conversation to comprehensive courses, online or on-site, always in small groups.

Our programme is designed to support your French learning and unleash your full potential with the most current methods by our dedicated and qualified team of teachers.

Moreover, studying at the Institut français has many advantages. Indeed, you can access our French cinema for free, enjoy all the borrowing rights in our library and benefit from discounted rates for our dynamic cultural programme.

Each year, thousands of people across Scotland enjoy the quality of our French classes and cultural events, so why not give us a chance?

Enrol now and benefit from the early bird discount!


Our conversation-based immersive method develops your ability to speak in real-life situations. Experienced native French teachers will guide you from "Bonjour!" to fluency! Edito will be the textbook your class is going to use. Click here to familiarise yourself with course contents.


Keep your eyes peeled, our Spring brochure will be soon available. Please note that our Spring Ter will be onsite, but we will keep few classes online for students who can not attempt in person to class.


How does it work? Our team will ensure your smooth adaptation to the most intuitive tools available in the market. ZOOM will be your video-conference platform and APOLEARN will be your distance learning platform. You’ll master these tools and French 🇫🇷 in no time! For more info, click here.


Maximise your chances of getting assigned to the class that is most appropriate to your level! Click on the image below to take our free test.
This test will evaluate your skills in writing, reading, and understanding. A free oral assessment with one of our friendly teachers will follow. We suggest that all our prospective students take this test.
Alternatively, our level progression chart below will help you work out various stages of French proficiency. We use the chart for all our general classes.

A bientôt!
In the meantime, for further queries, email us or 0131 285 6030.

Institut Français Écosse 2022