L’ Allliance Française de Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill is a non-profit organization; enrollment requires membership.  The membership is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.

Placement tests

A free, online Placement Test is required for all prospective students who have had some exposure to French.

Minimums and Cancellation 

Classes that do not get a minimum of 3 students may be canceled at least 3 business days prior to starting date.  If you registered in a class that gets canceled, we will notify you and offer alternative classes if possible, or a refund if you prefer.


Payment is due at registration: cash, check, online payment.

Withdrawals and Tuition Refunds Policy 


  • Withdrawal before class starts : Withdrawals made at least five days prior to first class are refunded at 100%. If less than five days, withdrawals are refunded at 90%.

  • Withdrawal after class starts : 

General classes : After first class, prior to second: 70% refund.  After second class, prior to third: 50% refund. After third class, no refund will be issued.

Specialty/Conversation classes : Students who wish to cancel a class must notify their teachers at least 24 hours in advance, or payment will be applied.

  • Missed Classes : Refunds will not be granted for missed classes. Students should contact teachers via email to obtain missed work.

Private Lessons

A minimum package of 6 hours must be purchased at a time. Once purchased, private lessons must be used within a 3 month period. For a cancelation or a date change, the teacher must be notified at least 24 hours in advance, or payment will be applied. 


We may occasionally use a substitute teacher if the regular teacher is unable to teach a class.

When registering for a class, students accept the above policies.

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Contact Us

Upon appointment only:

5510 Munford Road

Raleigh, NC 27612

(919) 985-3919


© 2017 by Alliance Française of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill