The Institut français du Qatar was founded as the French Cultural Center of Doha  in 1989. It is the official French government centre of language and culture in Qatar, one  of 150 French Institutes worldwide. The Institut français exists to promote French language and culture, but also to encourage cross-cultural exchange. It aims at introducing the French-speaking literature and cinema to Qatar, in order to create a cultural bridge between our two countries.



Opening hours of the Institute:
Sunday to Thursday: 8.30am – 7.00pm
Saturday : 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday : closed

Opening hours of the library:
Sunday : 1.00pm – 8.00pm
Monday : 10.00am – 2.00pm and 3.00pm – 8.00pm
Tuesday : 1.00pm – 8.00pm
Wednesday : 10.00am – 2.00pm and 3.00pm – 8.00pm
Thursday & Friday: closed
Saturday: 8.30am – 12.30am and 1.30pm – 5.30pm