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Welcome to France: A French Touch @ HKU

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

Interested in developing your career in the leading French luxury industry or the strategic sector of French wine and gastronomy? 

Join our online event to get access to insider knowledge that will help you prepare students to become future industry leaders.


Info about FREN1001
and the new semester

AUGUST, 2021

We have put together important information for students about French I.1 Introductory course (FREN1001) and teaching arrangements in S1, 2021-2022.  


Webinar: Discover ESSEC Masters Programs

JUNE 7, 2021

Discover ESSEC Masters Programs in France and Singapore

WEBINAR | 07.06.2021 | 3:00 pm

SPEAKERS: Maxime Chatellier | ESSEC Recruitment Director East Asia

And Ms LIU Sui Yan | HKU alumni, current students in the master’s in data sciences & Business Analytics at ESSEC & CentraleSupélec.


French Cinema: Join The New Wave

MAY 27, 2021

French Cinema: Join The New Wave - Discover Key Skills & Training Opportunities

The Consulate General of France along with Campus France Hong Kong are hosting “French Cinema: Join The New Wave” Webinar on 27 May 2021.


HKU Francophone Film Week 2021

MARCH 22-26, 2021

Join us for the HKU Francophone Film Week 2021!

Organized by French Society A.A.H.K.S.U

in cooperation with the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau and the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC).


African Movie Night

MARCH 10 - MAY 12, 2021

Highlighting the contemporary struggles of individuals across the continent, this series of African films presents a broad array of people working to achieve their beliefs and dreams while searching for their own distinct identities.


Fête de la Francophonie

MARCH, 2021

Francophonie represents about 300 million people, binded with a common language.

Every month of March, the weeks of the Francophonie celebrate French language with many French-speaking countries, such as : France, Belgium, Canada, France, and Switzerland.


French AI & Data Week @HKU

MARCH, 8-11, 2021

In collaboration with Campus France (Hong Kong) and the University of Hong Kong, a series of online webinars – Welcome to France: Digital Revolution & Industries of the Future - will be held throughout March.


Colours of Congo

23 FEBRUARY - 20 JUNE, 2021

Colours of Congo: Patterns, Symbols and Narratives in 20th-Century Congolese Paintings displays a selection of Congolese work created from the 1920s to 1960.

The exhibition and accompanying volume of essays primarily examines this group of paintings as artworks ...


Nuit des Idées - Night of Ideas

JANUARY, 28, 2021

The Consulate General of France, along with the Hong Kong Museum of Art would like to invite you to the 4th Edition of the Night of Ideas dedicated to the role of culture and art in time of crisis on Thursday 28th January 2021 (6pm - 10pm).


Prix du Consulat Général de France à Hong Kong et Macao

JANUARY, 26, 2021

Ms Leung Wai Ki, Momo has been awarded the Prix du Consulat Général de France à Hong Kong et Macao, 2020. Each year, this prestigious prize rewards the best deserving student in the HKU French programme. Our congratulations to Momo for her dedication to French language and culture!


Inauguration Ceremony of French Society, Session 2020–2021

JANUARY, 21, 2021

The 17th Inauguration Ceremony of French Society, A.A.H.K.U.S.U. was held on January 21st, 2021 to marks the commencement of Session 2020–2021.


Littérature Au Vol. De la Terre à la Lune


Littérature Au Vol is an exciting project in which students will have the opportunity to discuss, contextualize and interpret collectively a text by a major French author.  


Teaching arrangements for semester 2, 2020-2021


As the Covid-19 circulation is still active in Hong Kong and physical distancing rules remain in place, all French courses will continue to be conducted online in semester 2, 2020-21.


In Memoriam

NOVEMBER, 2, 2020

In loving memory of

Marie Li Ying
(August 14, 1958– October 31, 2020)

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of our colleague and friend, Marie Li Ying, on October 31, 2020.


49th Hong Kong French Film Festival


The French Cinepanorama -- Hong Kong French Film Festival, is back in town, with an online format and in cinema! Organized by the Alliance Française de Hong Kong with the support of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the 49th Hong Kong French Film Festival will run from 25th November to 15th December, 2020. A great selection of 40 films will be screened online and in cinemas.


France to Hong Kong Education Tour


Taking place online on the 13th and 14th of October, you’re invited to the ‘’France to Hong Kong Education Tour’’ - the largest event related to French higher education in Hong Kong this year.


Teaching arrangements for semester 1, 2020-2021

AUGUST, 2020

As the Covid-19 circulation is still active in Hong Kong and physical distancing rules remain in place, all French courses will be conducted online in Semester 1, 2020-21.


French programme in the time of Covid-19


In light of the development of the COVID-19 outbreak, face-to-face teaching at the University was suspended in February 2020 to reduce the risk of infection. To comply with the University’s recommendation, HKU French programme switched to online teaching.

This is a brief account of how we kept things going in the time of Covid-19.


COVID-19 Multilingual Infographics

APRIL, 2020

French Programme collaborates with HKUMed to create COVID-19 Multilingual Infographics.

A key line of defence against the COVID-19 pandemic is having access to accurate health and hygiene information for everyone. With this in mind, HKU Faculty of Medicine has collaborated with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures to translate and produce a series of #Healthographics.


The ILLSA Project


ILLSA is a funded UGC project co-organized by three leading universities in Hong Kong to give students the opportunity to develop their skills in Foreign languages as well as to explore the topic of “Healthy Cities”.


Summer Courses Travel Grants

DECEMBER 02, 2019

This year, 20 students from the HKU French Programme received the Légion d'Honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter and Consulate General of France Summer Courses Travel Grants. The grant rewards achieving students who have attended a summer course in France in the summer 2019.


Littérature Au Vol. Les Djinns

NOVEMBER 30, 2019

Littérature au Vol is an original project presented as part of the Hong Kong 2019 edition of Novembre Numérique; a worldwide festival celebrating digital cultures.


This year, a group of HKU French students worked on a video adaptation of Les Djinns, a poem by Victor Hugo. 


Digital November


Each year, the month of November is dedicated to showcasing the fascinating diversity of the French digital culture in every part of the world. Digital November is an invitation to discover the latest French technology, its usage, content production and stakeholders in the digital world through a series of events.


48th Hong Kong French Film Festival


48th Hong Kong French Film Festival

The 48th edition of Hong Kong French Film Festival marks the 60th anniversary of the French New Wave, an iconic milestone in cinema history.


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