Supporting the French cultural network abroad

The Institut français works in close collaboration with the wide network of Cultural Services of the French Embassies, Instituts français and Alliances françaises around the world.

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Strengthening European cooperation

The Institut français, a dynamic cultural player on the European stage, emphasises the European dimension of France’s cultural action abroad. 

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Collaborating with the territorial collectivities

The Institut français partners with the French Territorial Collectivities as part of its policy of promoting internationally creators and cultural structures from these territories.

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Connecting the world of business

The Institut supports many businesses and corporate foundations in their development of cultural operations on the international scale.

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Promoting contemporary French creativity

The Institut français promotes artists and authors and circulates works that contribute to the presentation of an innovative and dynamic image of creativity in France.

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Circulating French and Francophone thought and knowledge

The Institut français makes sure French voices are heard as part of debates taking place in societies around the world, relying on the close link between human and social sciences, public debate and scientific culture.

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Nurturing cultures

The Institut français promotes French culture internationally, in dialogue with foreign cultures. It promotes initiatives related to various artistic fields, intellectual engagement, cultural and social innovation, and linguistic cooperation. It promotes the French language around the world, as well...

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Supporting the French cultural and creative industries

The Institut français participates in the development of a key sector of the French economy, the cultural and creative industries, by promoting their international availability and visibility.

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Developing Frances cultural appeal through digital technology

The Institut français supports innovators and promotes creativity using digital mediums. It contributes to the international promotion of French talent and expertise, and uses digital technology to serve cultural dissemination.

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