About Alliance Française de Victoria

Alliance française de Victoria (AFV) is a Canadian non profit cultural and educational association dedicated to the promotion of the French language and culture. AFV has been active in Victoria for over 100 years. We offer a variety of French language courses adapted to the needs of the learners: Conversation classes, group classes, private instruction. We organize events such as lectures, book discussions and get-togethers to celebrate the French culture.

Our Mission

Our mission is to foster the appreciation of the French culture, to encourage the study of the French language, and to engage people in variety of activities in a welcoming and friendly French-speaking environment.

Who we are

Founded in 1953, the Alliance Française de Victoria is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the promotion of the French language and culture.

Our large and vibrant community has a long history in the area, and we are proud to be an integral part of the local culture.

A world-wide network

Alliance française Founded in 1883 in Paris, l’Alliance française is a worldwide network of over 1000 independently run associations.

Become a member

The Alliance française is a not-for-profit association. Membership is required in order to gain access to its services and benefits. Students of our French language school are granted membership in our Association with their registration.

Our Team

Meet our qualified French teachers, staff, board members and volunteers.

Become a French Teacher

We are always looking for more instructors for both online classes and in-person classes in Victoria BC.


Get involved with us and participate in the francophone community in Victoria.

Become a member

Become a member of Alliance Française de Victoria for exclusive offers and discounts.