Cultural benefits


Are you student at the Alliance Française de Paris?

Enjoy exclusive benefits at Parisian cultural and tourist attractions for 1 year, thanks to your student card!

We have selected a variety of museums, theaters and tourist places for you to enjoy a complete Parisian experience!

On the program: discounts, priority access, or the possibility to buy your tickets in advance.

How it works?

To benefit from these exclusive offers, there are three options: 

  • Present your student card at any of our partners
  • Enter the discount codes on the partner websites
  • Buy tickets directly from the cultural and student life service

So, would you like to be included?

Contact the cultural and student life service at the following email address 

ou retrouvez l'équipe de la vie étudiante au rez-de-chaussée, du lundi au vendredi de 8h30 à 17h00

Our offers

Bateaux Mouches

Embark on the authentic Bateaux Mouches for the walking cruises : a discovery of the historical Paris along the water !
All the boats have an upper deck, open to the sky, which allows travelers to enjoy all the magic of the city of light and a 360° view.

Student advantage: 
The ticket at 7,50€ instead of 14€  

Tickets on sale at student life office

Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

Honoring the arts and civilizations of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, the museum offers exhibitions on various themes, as well as shows and concerts, making it a lively place to better understand our world.

Student advantage: 
Ticket for the museum + temporary exhibitions at €11 instead of €14
Shows at €15 instead of €20
Concerts at €10 instead of €15
Rates for 2 people with only 1 card

Book online or purchase on site by presenting your Alliance Française de Paris student card.

Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine

Between the Tour Eiffel and the Place du Trocadero, the Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine presents nearly 1000 years of architecural history through molding galleries, murals, stained glass windows, life-size reproductions of monuments and interactive content.

Student advantage: 
The exhibition ticket + museum 
at 9€ instead of 12€
Museum ticket only / exhibition only at 6€ instead of  9€

Book online or purchase on site by presenting your Alliance Française de Paris student card.

Le Cordon Bleu Paris

Founded in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu is an internationally recognized culinary school. Le Cordon Bleu offers culinary discovery programs for both amateurs and enthusiats of gastronomy. Learn new techniques and recipes with reals chefs in profesional kitchens!

Student advantage: 
-15% of workshops for individuals and cooking demonstrations

Come to student life office for more information

Arc de triomphe

En haut des Champs-Élysées, sur la place de l’Étoile, visitez l’Arc de triomphe, véritable symbole national. Haut lieu des grandes manifestations du pays, ce monument, voulu par Napoléon 1er et inauguré en 1836, offre un point de vue unique sur Paris depuis sa terrasse panoramique.

Student advantage: 
Tickets at €11 instead of €13

Tickets on sale at the student life office

La Villette : live shows

As the biggest parisian cultural park, La Villette combines arts,relaxation and sport in an urban setting. A veritable living space that brings life to the19th arrondissement, with a rich program of exhibitions, circus,music, theater, dance... There's something for everyone!

Student advantage: 

20% discount on live shows: theatre, dance, circus, music
Tickets on sale at the student life office

Théâtre de Poche - Montparnasse

Discover the program of this high place of the theatrical avant-gardist of the 40s!
Emblematic of the post-war ferment, "Le Poche" welcomed in its time the creations of young authors such as Marguerite Duras and Eugène Ionesco. For nearly 70 years, the Théâtre de Poche-Montparnasse has been honoring the diversity of the theatrical texts and stage writing of yesterday and today.

Student advantage: 
Reduced rate on all shows (for 2 people)

Purchase on site by presenting your Alliance Française de Paris student card

Sainte-Chapelle et la Conciergerie

On the Ile de la Cité, two UNESCO heritage monuments are waiting for you:
- the Sainte-Chapelle, decorated with an exceptional set of stained glass windows, the jewel of French Gothic.
- the Conciergerie, a former palace, which was also the prison of the revolutionary court where Marie-Antoinette was incarcerated.
Visit these two monuments in one go with combined tickets!

Student advantage: 
The combined ticket at €17 instead of €20

Tickets on sale at the student life office

How to become a Parisian in one hour?

After more than an hour of intensive training 100% in English with Olivier Giraud, nothing about the behavior of Parisian in stores, restaurants, cabs, subways, nightclubs, ... will escape you!
Come and relax in an international atmosphere where French and expatriates mix to laugh about the people of the Capital.

Student advantage: 
Tickets at €15 instead of €31

Tickets on sale at the student life office

Musée Jacquemart-André

Museum closed - Reopening in September 2024
Located near the Champs-Élysées and housed in a magnificent town house, the Jacquemart-André museum displays the rarest works of art and pieces of furniture collected by Édouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart during their travels. Discover their passion for art through works from the Italian Renaissance and French, Flemish and Dutch painting from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Student advantage: 
The ticket at 10€ instead of 17€

Reservation online or purchase on site by presenting your Alliance Française de Paris student card


Entre le vieux Montparnasse et le jardin du Luxembourg, à quelques pas de l'Alliance Française de Paris, le Lucernaire est un endroit convivial et vivant où les arts se rencontrent autour de 3 salles de théâtre, 3 salles de cinéma art et essai, une librairie, une galerie, un restaurant et une école d’art dramatique.

Student advantage: 
The show at 10€ instead of 28€ (for 2 people)

Purchase on site by presenting your Alliance Française de Paris student card

Cinémathèque française

La Cinémathèque française est le premier organisme français de préservation, de restauration et de diffusion cinématographique en France. Située dans un bâtiment innovant et sophistiqué que l’on doit à l’architecte Frank Gehry, dans le parc de Bercy, la Cinémathèque représente l’une des plus grandes bases de données mondiales sur le septième art. Expositions, rétrospectives, projections et débats y sont régulièrement organisés.

Student advantage: 
The ticket at 5,50€ instead of 7€ for the cinema sessions

Book online or buy on site by showing your Alliance Française de Paris student card.

Atelier des Lumières

It is in a former foundry in the 11th arrondissement of Paris that the Atelier des Lumières settled in 2018 to create monumental immersive digital exhibitions and streaming. This nugget of technology is spread overs two different spaces, the hall and the studio. The Atelier des Lumières celebrates the great figures of art history but also the major players of contemporary art.

Student advantage: 
Adult ticket (+ more than 26 years old) for 15,50€ instead of 17€
Young ticket (12-25 ans) for 13,50€ au lieu de 15€
Kids (until 12 years old) à 8,50€ au lieu de 10€

Tickets on sale at the student life office

Mk2 Cinémas

As a "Maison d'auteurs", mk2 defends a cinema that takes a critical and singular look at the world, while questioning the very way films are made. In its cinemas, mk2 aims to bring the best of world cinema to all audiences, with the idea, through the creation of events, courses and masterclasses, of giving spectators the keys to understanding it.  
Valid throughout the mk2 Paris network (9 cinemas, 69 screens), every day, at every screening.

Student advantage: 
Ticket €7.70 instead of €12.90

Tickets on sale at the student life office

Les Amis du Louvre

The Louvre, the former residence of the kings of France, has been one of the world's greatest museums for two centuries ! Discover its 35 000 workds of art and its many temporary exhibitions with Les Amis du Louvre card, which offers unlimited priority access to the museum all year round, as well as reduced rates on guided tours.

Student advantage: 
The membership card (from 29 years old) at 70€ instead of 80€
The youth card (26-29 years old) at 28€ instead of 35€

Ask for your card at the student life office

The Pantheon

In the heart of Paris's Latin Quarter, discover the history of the church of Sainte-Geneviève, which became the Pantheon, a temple to the great figures of French history. Since 1791, successive "Pantheonizations" have placed the building in the French and international spotlight. It's a monument not to be missed, as it's known around the world for housing the tombs of such famous figures as Josephine Baker, Victor Hugo, Voltaire, Marie Curie and Jean Moulin...

Student advantage: 
Adult ticket for 9€ instead of 12€

Tickets on sale at the student life office

Paris Cinéma Club

Discover the mythical and charming Christine Cinéma Club and Ecoles Cinéma Club cinemas, located close to the Alliance Française de Paris, in the 6th and 5th arrondissements respectively, and offering an original programme every month, including the greatest classics from the history of cinema!

Student advantage: 
Ticket for 5€ instead of 10€

Buy at the cinema by showing your Alliance Française de Paris student card.


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