NOVEMBER 10, 2014

The Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative 2014 Awards

By French Culture

The Initiative for Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility, announced by the Department of State and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on May 13, 2014, and endorsed by AAU (Association of American Universities), APLU (the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities), NAFSA (Association of International Educators) and IIE (the Institute of International Education), aims to strengthen the historic ties between the United States and France by doubling the number of students from France and the United States studying abroad in our respective countries, by 2025.

OCTOBER 16, 2014

A Conference in Honour of Maxim Kontsevich at the Simons Foundation, NYC

By French Culture

Certainly, geometry in the 21st century with physical application, will involve the study of new kinds of objects with categorical structures playing a primordial role. Maxim Kontsevich has been a force of nature in creating these new categorical structures in the last 20 years.

OCTOBER 10, 2014

Robert Pogue Harrison Decorated by Consul General of France in San Francisco


On October 9th, 2014, Consul General of France Pauline Carmona decorated Robert Pogue Harrison with the insigna of Chevalier of the Order of Arts et Lettres for his commitment and dedication to French-related research fields.

OCTOBER 7, 2014

Call for Applications: 2015-2016 Teaching Assistant Program in France

By Carolyn Collins

The application to the 2015-2016 Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is now available at

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014

École Nationale d'Administration : International cycles application OPEN

By Prudence Barbera

École Nationale d'Administration : International cycles 3 cycles of long-term training are open to foreign public agents and civil servants

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

Lafayette Debates 2015 Topic

By Prudence Barbera

The French Embassy and George Washington University are happy to announce the topic of the 2015 Lafayette Debates.

AUGUST 8, 2014

Labcitoyen 2014: Participants Recount their Trips to France

By Carolyn Collins

From July 6th to July 16th, 82 French-speaking young people from over 60 countries were welcomed in Paris through the LabCitoyen 2014 program, an init

JULY 13, 2014

Promoting Increased U.S. - France Student and Scholar Exchange

By French Culture

The United States and France express their support for the Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative promoting increased student and junior researcher mobility and exchanges.

JUNE 27, 2014

The US, Israel and France: A Trilateral Innovation Forum

By French Culture

The United States, Israel and France are coming together on Monday June 30th at the Cardozo School of Law to launch a “Trilateral Innovation Forum”.

JUNE 2, 2014

First 'French Consulate in Boston Excellence Award' Presented to Saiful Saleem of B.U.


At the French Consulate we are pleased to warmly congratulate Saiful Saleem, recent graduate of Boston University who is the proud winner of the First Excellence Award of the Consulate General of France in Boston for the most remarkable student in French culture and language.

MAY 20, 2014

Workshop on European Programmes


On May 7th, the Office for Science and Technology (OST) of the French Consulate in Houston in collaboration with the European Union Delegation to the United States, the UK Science and Innovation Network and the Consulates of Italy, Spain and Germany in Houston organized a Worshop on European Union programmes at the University of Texas MD Anderson Medical Center in Houston.

MAY 15, 2014

First Alliance Program Graduate Earns Dual Degree Ph.D.

By French Culture

On March 28, 2014, the first student in the PhD partnership between Columbia University and Sciences Po successfully earned her doctorate, completing the innovative Alliance program that allowed her to earn a dual degree with studies at both institutions.