French language

The French classes of autumn 2024 – REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN!

The French courses and workshops of autumn 2023 at the French Institute of Finland will soon begin! Registrations are open until the end of August. A second registration cycle will open later to for the course period between late October and December.

Whether you are a complete beginner or at an advanced level, whether you live in Helsinki or are unable to physically come to the French Institute, you will find a course for you! The French Institute has courses from all ages starting from the age of 3. Our dynamic group sizes guarantee an efficient learning experience in a nice atmosphere.

The French Institute’s courses – WHY?

“Because I want an experienced teacher who understands my needs and helps me progress.”

Our teachers are native speakers, but more importantly, they are experienced and highly qualified.

Your professors: Claire, Romain, Sophie, Xavier, Jean-Albert, Nadja, Isabelle, Diane, and Johanna.

“Because language is also about culture.”

All the French Institute’s students have free access to the media library, which has the largest selection of Francophone books, magazines and films for all levels and ages. You can also borrow a DVD player if you wish to borrow films.

“Because I can prove my level!”

The French Institute of Finland manages the exams in Finland for obtaining the DELF and DALF language certifications, the official diplomas of the French State (Ministry of National Education), as well as the language tests of the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (French Evaluation Test).

At the French Institute, you’ll benefit from preparation courses and personalized advice that will help you choose your exam and level.

“Because I can attend my classes on-site or from home if I want to.”

Our courses are offered in a blended format*: you can come in person or attend them remotely from anywhere if you are unable to come in person. It’s convenient in case of unexpected events or if you live far from Helsinki!

If you live far from Helsinki, the French Institute also offers 100% online courses.

*Except for conversation classes and children’s classes

Our students tell: *Satisfaction Surveys Autumn 2022 / Spring 2023

“All areas of language have been practiced in each class. Homework has been useful. Structured classes run smoothly. The teacher knows how to tie linguistic details with interesting cultural knowledge.”

“Good quality of teaching, variation and actuality of subjects in lessons, and good atmosphere during the lessons.”

“Although I am always online, it has really been a pleasure to be on the class. Audio has been quite good and other students don’t mind if they have to work with me online too.”

⇒ Sign up today and guarantee your spot to our French classes!