Become a Member

Please note that all subscriptions to our Membership issued from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2020 are automatically extended for 6 months.

By becoming a member of the Institut français, you will help support the Institut’s activities and enjoy special benefits.

Buy it online here

To renew an existing membership, please log in to your account first

Any questions? Contact, our online librarians will be happy to help!

You can also:
+ subscribe for free to our 25 & Under Membership at Ciné Lumière and get discounted tickets of £5 (with no booking fees) if you are 25 years old or under.
+ visit Culturethèque to access a wide range of digital content for free.
+ access online newspapers and magazines free of charge on Europresse.

Classic Kids (up to 12) Family Premium School
Concessionary rates for Institut français events & films at Ciné Lumière
No booking fees
Automatic subscription to our digital library Culturethèque
Full borrowing rights at La Médiathèque
20 books, DVDs, CDs & magazines for 3 weeks at La Médiathèque 20 books, DVDs, CDs & magazines for 3 weeks at the Children’s Library 80 books, DVDs, CDs & magazines for 3 weeks at La Médiathèque Unlimited number of items at La Médiathèque for 9 weeks 60 items for 3 months
Complimentary tickets at Ciné Lumière
2 tickets 4 tickets
Access to our online resources + Eurotoolbox at La Médiathèque
£45, conc. £35*
Free for students of the Language Centre
£30 £80 £100 £100

*Who is entitled to the membership concessionary fee:
(on presentation of the necessary identification)
– full-time students, children (under 18), senior citizens, unemployed, registered disabled and French language teachers
– Students of the Instituto Cervantes, the Italian Cultural Institute and Goethe-Institut London
– ResCard holders
– members of CILIP

All students at the Institut’s Language Centre are entitled to a free classic membership valid for one year (and only once a year), upon presentation of an enrolment receipt. To be valid, the subscription to the membership has to be done by the end of the course booked.