The safety of our students, visitors and staff is of the upmost priority. Due to the evolving COVID-19 global pandemic and in compliance with the instructions given by the FCT authorities the Institut français du Nigeria is closed to the public as of March 20th, 8 PM.

French classes and cultural activities are suspended until further notice but rest assured that we are working on alternative solutions to offer our students a French-speaking environment.

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Why is the Institut français du Nigéria closed to the public?
With the health and safety of our students, visitors and staff at the top of mind, the Institut français du Nigéria is complying with the instructions given by the Nigerian authorities to shut down centres of learning and avoid public gatherings.

When will the French classes resume?
We do not know yet. We are in compliance with the Federal Government’s decision on when to reopen all centres of learning.

Will this affect the students’ timetable?
Yes, it definitely would. But we are working to ensure it does not affect the entire calendar for the year.

Are there alternative medium of learning French?
We are currently working on alternative solutions to offer our students a French-speaking environment.

Will there be any form of compensation?
This is an event of force majeure, so there is no reimbursement. We are currently working on alternative solutions to offer our students a French-speaking environment.

What will happen after DELF’ session cancellation?
It will depend on when we are allowed to reopen but we hope that registrations will be effective for June session (23-26 June).

How do the students know when to resume?
We will communicate through all our social media channels.

Any other question?
Kindly email us to the following address: contact@institutfr-nigeria.org

For more information, you can call our Reception (+234 805 947 8456), from Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5:30 PM, and Saturday 9:30 AM to 3 PM.


Merci de votre comprehension.