ATTENTION: If you are looking to enroll in FREN 122 (now FREN 102), FREN 210 or FREN 211 (now FREN 201) in Spring 2024, please contact the undergraduate academic advisor, Hélène Pouliot ( for assistance. 

Simon Fraser University's Department of French is committed to providing opportunities for students to develop near-native competence in the French language and acquire academic and professional skills in French and Francophone literatures, cultures and linguistics, preparing students to become competent, informed and innovative participants on the Canadian (national and provincial) scene and in the Francophone world. All our programs aim at giving our students not only excellent communication skills but also the solid basis necessary to understand and appreciate the cultural and linguistic diversity of the Francophone world.

Conflict in the Middle East

If you are affected by recent events in the Middle East, and need support, we invite you to use the resources available:

We remind you that SFU is committed to ensuring a safe and inclusive community for all and condemns acts of violence, discrimination and hatred.

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