The Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie offers classes on historic Bryn Mawr College's Campus located at:
101 N Merion Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

General Information

  • Highly qualified French instructors
  • Four 10-12 week sessions per year (Fall, Winter, Spring, & Fall).
  • Students meet once a week for 10-12 weeks for 1.5-2 hours depending on class size
  • No more than 10 students per class
  • Classes are located in the Old Library and the English House on Bryn Mawr College's Campus

Class level & registration process

We require all prospective students with previous experience studying French or living in a French speaking country to take a placement test to determine their appropriate level before registering.

The placement test is available on our website here. it will take between 15-20 minutes to complete. We receive the results of your placement test and then one of our professor's will contact you directly for a quick conversation in French. They will then let you know your level and scheduling options for your course.

If you are a complete beginner (101 level) or know your level and course time please download and fill out the STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM and return it to us via email at

2018-2019 session dates

FALL 2018

September 17th - Dec 13
Class Schedule (including class room names)

January 7-March 25
Class Schedule 2019 (including class room names)

April 15-July 3
Class Schedule Posted in Mid-March
In person registration and placement tests:


General classes: $350 for one 12-week session plus the cost of course materials - price of course materials depends on course level.

Enrollment is contingent upon advanced payment for course and materials. To be eligible for a refund, students must contact the office at least 24 hours before the first class. After the first class, only a credit for the next session will be issued (a $30.00 cancellation fee plus $30.00 per class is retained by the Alliance Française). No credit is issued after the end of the 3rd week of classes.

Please do not call Bryn Mawr College. For more information call the Alliance Française.

Alliance Française de Philadelphie
1420 Walnut Street, Suite 700 Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 735-5283
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