Alliance Francaise Port Harcourt

About this center

The Alliance Francaise (French: l'Alliance Française) is a Nigerian non-profit institution whose statutes have been approved by the Alliance Française of Paris. The Institute is involved with the training and education of Nigerians, most especially Lagosians in the French language and culture.

The Institute was established in 1959. About 4,000 students register annually at the Institute for their programmes. It is the headquarters of the General Delegation of the French Alliance of Paris in Nigeria. There are ten sister locations in other parts of Nigeria including Enugu, Ibadan, Ilorin, Jos, Kano, Kaduna, Lagos, Maiduguri, Owerri and Port Harcourt. The Lagos Institute is the largest alliance in Africa. As one of the worldwide networks of Alliances, it works closely with the Alliance Française Foundation in Paris and the Nigerian government. As the operator leading to the promotion of French language and culture, it is supported by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The French Alliance is also bound by agreement to the Ministry of Education of Lagos State for a period of 10 years renewable under a continuing education program for French teachers of the state and it is directed by Philippe Lebreton who is also the Managing Director of the French Alliance in Nigeria.


Training Center
Founded in 1983
1 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2ZIPCityProvinceCountry
Alliance Francaise Port Harcourt20, Herbert Macaulay Street.Port HarcourtRivers StateNigeria

Courses List

Alliance Française offers French classes based on the latest language teaching methods, i.e. the communicative approach and the action-oriented perspective. These methods which make the learner the centre piece of the learning process are aimed at enabling the learner to acquire communication skills faster by means of active readiness to use the language in all circumstances of evereyday life. Learning is progressive, from the beginner’s level to the advanced level. At each stage, a suitable textbook, along with an exercise and audio visual resource book on CD or DVD, enables the learnet to work in the classroom and to also train at any time, at home or elsewhere.The teaching st...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Rivers State
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application