Complimentary Membership for FIAF Students

FIAF Students are also FIAF Members!

A FIAF membership opens the door to a world of French culture you won’t find anywhere else in New York, and brings you many opportunities to practice your language skills. Enjoy an amazing range of social and cultural events with others who share your passion for all things French.

Membership Benefits

Adult students enrolled in a group or private class that is 1-week or longer will receive one complimentary Individual-level Membership valid for a year. Children and teenagers receive a complimentary Family-level Membership with benefits for two adults and up to four children ages 18 and under.


  • Sip wine with friends after enjoying the best of French cinema at CinéSalon every Tuesday. Admission to CinéSalon is free for members and includes post-screening wine receptions!
  • Get exclusive invitations to sneak previews of the newest French films and exhibition openings.
  • Join a community of Francophiles at Rendez-Vous, our happy hour at FIAF First Tuesdays, where you will make new friends, meet French people living in New York, and speak en français.
  • Enjoy a front-row seat to the best of French culture with discounted tickets to all FIAF cultural events.
  • Visit our Haskell Library, the leading French library in the United States, and enjoy its extensive collection of films, music, and books for adults and children.
  • Take advantage of our state-of-the-art learning facility, the Alexandre and Jacques Léviant Centre d’Auto-Apprentissage, located inside our library, and access resources to help you learn French.
  • Access over 400 French magazines and more on your computer or iPad, thanks to FIAF’s digital library, Culturethèque.
  • Practice your French at weekly programs in the Library like homework help, game night, book clubs, and more. Story hour and other activities available for children too!
  • Get exclusive discounts at top restaurants and stores around the city. View discounts here.

Special Upgrade
A complimentary membership can be upgraded to one of our higher-level membership at a special discounted price. View membership levels here and email us at for information.

Membership Cards

Complimentary memberships are valid for exactly one year from the registration date of your most recent FIAF class. Your membership card will be mailed to you two to three weeks after your class registration is confirmed. In the interim, show your class registration confirmation email to enjoy your membership perks. If you lose your membership card, there is a $10 fee for a replacement card.

Note: Students enrolled solely in workshops do not receive a free FIAF Membership.

Contact our Membership office at 646-388-6607 or