About us

The French Institute of Estonia was created in 1992. It is located on 4 Kuninga Street, in the old Town center. The Institute purpose is to instigate, help, animate and highlight the exchanges between France and Estonia in the following areas of cooperation: French language, sciences, education, higher education, culture and art. It collaborates closely with the French embassy.

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For general information, please contact us by e-mail to info(at)ife.ee. For questions related to French laguage courses, write to cours(at)ife.ee.

Éric Bultel

Head of the French Institute of Estonia, cooperation and cultural action advisor for The French Embassy of Estonia

Dora Catheline

Assistant of management and cooperation projects

tél: (+372) 616 16 40


Guillaume Raboutot 

Deputy director, Cooperation attaché for French language

tel: (+372) 627 11 99



Jekaterina Babichenko

Secretary General

tel: (+372) 616 16 33


Ulla Kihva

Head of cultural projects and communication

tel: (+372) 616 16 43


Mélie Cornet

Head of Scientific and Academic Cooperation

tel: (+372) 616 16 42


Danaë Di Salvo

Head of mission for Digital innovation

tel: (+372) 616 16 36


Pille Oja

French Learning center officer

tel: (+372) 627 11 96


Jana Berezovskaja

Administrative and sales coordinator

tel:  (+372) 627 11 90



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