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.

MAY 8, 2014

UH semi-finalists at the Lafayette Debates


Danny Alexander and Eric Lanning, two proud students from the University of Houston reached the semi-finals in this year's Lafayette Debates championship round at the George Washington University.

APRIL 30, 2014

The 2014 Lafayette Debates

By Prudence Barbera

On April 12 and 13, the Embassy of France and The George Washington University hosted a student competition called “The Lafayette Debates.” Beginning with a series of online debates and multimedia competitions, the debates culminated in a tournament hosted by the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies of the George Washington University. This year the topic addresses the question of the value of cultural expressions in the context of International trade.

APRIL 29, 2014

SPFFA Scholarships

By French Culture

The Society of French and French-speaking Professors of America (SPFFA) offers 10 scholarships ($ 1,500) for undergraduate students studying in France in the Summer or Fall 2014.

APRIL 23, 2014

Forum International de Caen 2014 Call for Delegates

By French Culture

The European Youth Parliament - France is organising a very special International Forum, as part of the official commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, from the 29th of May to the 8th of June.

APRIL 18, 2014

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

By Aurelie Surble

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.

MARCH 24, 2014

When the French Reinvented Cinema: The New Wave


The course revisits the classics of the Nouvelle Vague (“A Bout de Souffle/Breathless”; “Les 400 coups/400 Blows”, “Jules et Jim”), highlights some gems by Louis Malle, Agnes Varda, Alain Resnais, and discusses why they changed the way we think and watch cinema today.

MARCH 5, 2014

The language that we share by Abdourahman A. WABERI

By Laurence Geannopulos

To celebrate the worldwide celebration of the Francophonie this month, the French Cultural Service in Chicago ask prize-winning writer Abdourahman A. WABERI from Djibouti to share his thoughts on its meaning today.