The French Cultural Service office in Atlanta develops cultural and educational projects and initiatives. Under the direction of the French Ambassador to the United States and the Cultural Advisor in New York, its mandate is to promote and sustain high-spirited exchanges between the most promising French and American artists, writers, thinkers and educators in the jurisdiction: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. 

Programs, projects or initiatives benefitting from the support of the Cultural Office, in conjunction with the Embassy of France in the United States are usually also supported by the non-profit partner FACE and Institut Francais.

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Chateaubriand Fellowship 2016/2017 call for proposal is now open !

The Higher Education department of the French Embassy is pleased to inform you that the Chateaubriand Fellowship Call for applications for the academic year 2016/2017 is now open. Every year, it allows doctorate students enrolled in American universities to conduct research in France for up to 9 months.

The Lafayette Debates online tournament is now open!

The Embassy of France and George Washington University are announcing the 2015 Lafayette Climate Debates. The 2015 Debates will include public debates at French consulates in San Francisco, Atlanta, and Houston; online speech competitions in both French and English; and an international intercollegiate debate tournament in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication on April 18 & 19, 2015.

The Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant call for applicants is NOW OPEN !

The Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant call for applicants is NOW OPEN ! Complete applications must be submitted by March 13th 2015, 12pm (EST)

French Dual Language Programs in the U.S.

2015 Trends and Supports on French Immersion and Bilingual Education. A Report of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy to the United States.

Free Training Session for Teachers of French as a Foreign Language – Using French Media in the Classroom

How should media be used in the French classroom? What are the best methods for helping students develop critical thinking skills with regards to news and information? How can analyzing French media help students learn about French culture? The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United-States offer a training session to middle, high School and university teachers of French to address these questions.

Labcitoyen 2014: Kyle Sparkman from Clemson University (SC) Tells about his Unforgettable Trip to France

Read the experience in France of Kyle Sparkman, the 2014 winner of the Labcitoyen grant for the Southeast!

Teacher Training On Youth Literature

On October 06, the Consulate of Atlanta and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with the Alliance Française of Atlanta offer a teacher training on Youth Literature.

2014 Summer University in Memphis

The 2014 « Summer University » for the South-East offered by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy was held from June 30 to July 02 on the Campus of the University of Memphis. The sessions were organized in partnership with the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the University. 21 French teachers from TN, MS, GA, NC and SC attended.

Clemson University Student Selected to be Part of a Summer Program in France

From January to March 2014, The French Cultural Services of the French Embassy hosted a competition for college students working on a double major that includes French.

French Delegation Renewed Agreement with SC Department of Education

A French delegation from the regional education authority in Clermont-Ferrand, France travelled to Greenville, South Carolina from January 13-16, 2014 to renew the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Education of South Carolina and the Clermont-Ferrand Education Authority.

Win a Summer Trip to France!

The French Cultural Services in United States and the Institut Français are offering 1 Labcitoyen youth summer travel grant to France under the theme of “la place d’internet et des réseaux sociaux dans la défense des droits et des libertés”. The Cultural Services of the French Embassy will provide the plane ticket to France and the Institut Français will cover the costs of the program that will take place in France in July 2014.
Cultural Service Consulate General of France Atlanta

The Lenox Building
3399 Peachtree Rd NE
Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326

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