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Welcome to École française de Bâle

This establishment has been approved by the Ministry of National Education and the Agence pour l’ Enseignement Français à l’ Etranger (AEFE). The school offers a unique learning and learning environment for your children from 3 months to 11 years of age.

"Petite Bulle" Daycare

Provide a personalized setting for each child, respecting their own rhythm
and its development


Helping each child to become self-reliant and to appropriate knowledge
and skills to integrate the pre-primary course.

Elementary school

Take into account the diversity and diversity of each student’s abilities. Develop reasoning,
intellectual reflexion, a sense of observation, a taste for experimentation, and creative imagination.

Discover Ecole Française de Bâle

Founded in 1884, the Ecole Française de Basel is the first French school abroad. It welcomes your children from 3 months to 11 years old. Located on two sites, our establishment consists of a daycare, a preschool section and an elementary section.

The only school approved by the Agence de l’ Enseignement Français à l’ Etranger (AEFE) in the canton, our school is also controlled by the Basle City Ministry of Education and the Strasbourg Academy.

Through our quality teaching and our openness to the world, we offer an international audience access to French culture and its educational model.

Our association

Ecole Française de Bâle is a private and associative institution.
Through all its actions, our institution aims to be the benchmark in French-speaking and secular education in Basel.


Parents follow the evolution of their children. They can participate in the life of the school through the School Council.

Pedagogical Direction and Educational Team

The Pedagogical Direction and the educational team monitor the teaching and ensure that the pedagogical organization is up to date and consistent.

Management Committee

The Management Committee is actively committed to managing and supporting the school.

Our objectives

+ Provide an education based on human values and enable your child to do so:

• to learn respect and group life
• to develop self-confidence by becoming aware of the progress made
• to open up to the world and awaken to critical thinking

+ Stimulate and reinforce the learning of the French language
+ Develop your language skills through weekly German and English courses.
+ Introduce your child to various artistic activities in order to encourage an opening to the world of art.

Our Mission

+ To welcome children of French and non-French expatriates living in Basel and its region.
+ Dispensing the official French National Education programme.
+ Promoting cultural and linguistic openness (French, German and English)


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Sous conditions de ressources et de patrimoine, l’Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger (AEFE) peut accorder une aide à la scolarité au bénéfice d’enfants français qui seront inscrits, à la rentrée 2021, dans notre école. Cette bourse concerne les enfants...

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