Important Announcement

Group and private classes are taught online until further notice. The Alliance office is virtual, and Kamm House is open only by appointment.
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  • How to Take an Online Class

    How to Take an Online Class

    A short guide and tips for using Google Classroom and Zoom for your online class. And Zoom for events!

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  • The Opera Garnier: A Lecture in French October 23 at 10 am

    The Opera Garnier: A Lecture in French October 23 at 10 am

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Bienvenue to the Alliance Française de Portland, the French language center and cultural community for everyone.
Where Portland gathers to speak – and learn – French.

Coming Up

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Sep 13 - Nov 20
Fall Term runs September 13 - November 20 with classes to engage and challenge you.   Use the Early Bird discount for 10% off of the class fee using the code earlybird...
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The Alliance Française de Portland is partnering with Frantastique for a fresh way to develop your French. Learn French everyday with an entertaining, interactive lesson delivered to your inbox. It's...
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The Alliance’s free weekly conversation group on Zoom, run by board members and other volunteers, is available for drop-in conversation on Wednesday nights at 5:15pm. It attracts 20-30 registrants who...
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If you’ve had even the glimmer of an idea to enrich your life with a move to France – whether living full-time or part-time in the Hexagone – this is...
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Dec 13 - Dec 17
  Try Something New Week - December 13-17 It's time to mark your calendars for December special programs! Try Something New Week workshops are now arriving and more are being added to...

More about the Alliance Française de Portland

All year round, our dedicated teachers, visiting authors, and enthusiasts of French culture share their passion for the French language and its culture with curious minds like yours. Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of programs for the public (most in English), our wonderful library and mediatheque, other resources, and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.


Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot B at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

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The Alliance office is virtual
during the COVID pandemic.
No calls, please email us at

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