posted 15/12/09 : Internship Portal at The French Chamber of Hong Kong

Consult a range of offers posted by Hong Kong employers looking for trainees and interns.

Procedure : Visit the Chamber's website, then register to trainee access to consult the offers.

Also visit the page of job offers.


posted 15/11/09 : The Hong Kong French Film Festival 2009 - French Cinepanorama

The 38th edition of the Hong Kong French Film Festival will take place from November 27 to December 13 this year, with a host of recent films to watch, two retrospectives as well of short films.

The Festival is presented by the Alliance Française of Hong Kong, read the presentation by Jean-Pierre Dumont, General Director.


> Consult the programme here


posted 26/10/09 : French Speech competition

Concours Oratoire Interuniversitaire du Delta de la Rivière des Perles

Students of French in Year Two and Three are now invited to enter as HKU candidate for the captioned competition.

Venue: The University of Hong Kong                       
Date: Saturday 6 March, 2010
Prizes :

  • First prize : A two-week linguistic at ALFMED – Perpignan, France (incl. airfare, ground transportation, school fees and full accommodation).
  • Second prize :       5,000 HK$
  • Third prize :         2,000 HK$

See details here


posted 19/10/09 : HKU Cercle Français Talk at the Global Lounge


posted 15/09/09 : Certificate Programme Enrolment

Certificate programme in French


Enrolment and Information

Applications are now invited for the Certificate programme in French (non-credit bearing). This programme is offered to all registered HKU students.

Please apply through the School of Modern Languages and Cultures General Office, 7/Fl. KK. Leung Building.

Consult programme details here.

Consult timetable and schedules here.

Information :
Dr D.C. Meyer : KK801, 2859 2020
Ms Valérie Martinez: KK806 - 2859 2022


posted 17/08/09 : BA Programme Enrolment

BA French


Enrolment Consultation and Information

> Consult the updated BA course list and French major requirements for the upcoming academic year 2009-2010

> Consult BA French courses timetable 2009-2010

Write to the following members of staff for course selection advice:

First Year
Ms Marie Li
: KK806 - 2859 2022

Second and Third Year
Ms Valérie Martinez: KK806 - 2859 2022
Mr Sylvain Holtermann : KK611 - 2859 2036


posted 18/04/09 : Le French May 2009 : April 24 - June 13, 2009


posted 18/03/09 : French Speaking Day at HKU - MARCH 21

Presented by the Consulates General of Belgium, Canada, France and Switzerland, the Alliance Francaise of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Association of French Teachers (AFLE), the Lycee Francais International. and other French-speaking organizations in Hong Kong. Supported by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, the Office of International Student Exchange, and the Global Lounge.
  • Performance by author, singer and French lyricist Magali Fortin 
  • Student poetry readings 
  • Awards Presentation to winners of the three 'Des mots pour demain' (words for tomorrow) contests: collage, photography, and video. 
  • Screening of ‘La Caravane des 10 mots’, A film by Adeline C.Kayee 
  • French snacks and pastries

Date: March 21, 2009 (Saturday)
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: Global Lounge, HKU



posted 18/02/09 : Alexandre Yersin Excellence scholarships 2009

The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong offers this year again up to 6 scholarships to Hong Kong and Macao students for Master studies. This programme is named after Alexandre Yersin, a famous French scientist from the Institut Pasteur who discovered the plague bacillus in Hong Kong in 1894.

The scholarships cover fields such as Business and management, Law, Political Sciences, Science, Engineering, Design and Architecture, Fine Arts.

Applications close on April 20, 2009

> More information and application forms here.


posted 31/01/09: Semaine de la langue française du 16 au 23 mars

Concours de vidéo : Adolescents et adultes à partir de 17 ans, apprenant le français

Sujet : Une vidéo en français illustrant un ou plusieurs des dix mots de la francophonie « pour dire demain »  : ailleurs, capteur, clair de terre, clic, compatible, désirer, génome, pérenne, transformer, vision. Cette vidéo devra durer au minimum 30 secondes et au maximum 2 minutes, enregistrée en format wmv ou mov.

Deadline for submission: March 6 (Friday)

> Voir règlement du concours et prix à gagner


posted 20/01/09: Video Competition: Win a round-trip to Europe

The European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) 2009 is organized annually by the Consulates General of Finland, France, Germay & Sweden.

For the first time this year, a video competition entitled “In Love with Europe” is organized. To compete, entrants should submit a short-film of no more than 3 minutes to show their passion for Europe. The winner will be rewarded with a round-trip air-ticket to a European country.

Deadline for submission: February 25th

> Consult the EHEF website for details


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