An international institute
Thanks to over 200 partnership agreements, Inalco conducts research projects in over one hundred countries and offers joint programs with foreign universities. Inalco students and the students of our international partners can take advantage of an immersion experience to complement their studies. Inalco offers distance courses via videoconferencing and online access to teaching and learning material: Inuktitut, Estonian and Swahili.
Founding member of Sorbonne Paris Cité
Inalco is an active member of Sorbonne Paris Cité
, a major international player in higher education and research with 120,000 students, 8,500 faculty members, and 6,000 technical and administrative staff. Université Sorbonne Paris Cité
is a federation of eight self-governing higher education institutions and five research institutes committed to building a world-class research university, with courses and programs of the highest standard and geared toward innovation in all its forms. It has opened branches in Berlin, Singapore, Buenos Aires and São Paulo.
Inalco-Langues O' Foundation
Committed humanism for projects with real-world impact
The preservation, study, transmission, development, and interaction of languages and cultures are Inalco’s core concerns. Our foundation
strives to develop these dimensions in projects in France and around the world that involve the Institute’s expertise: education, research, advancing knowledge and skills in a globalized world.
A vibrant cultural center
With our 120 nationalities and more than 3,000 classes, the commingling of cultures is a tangible feature of Inalco. The Institute, along with its teachers, students, and partners, organizes over a hundred cultural events a year. Inalco also participates in several international film festivals and strives to share its knowledge and expertise with society at large.