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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Don’t hesitate to contact us !


Éric Bultel

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

Virginie Philibert

Deputy director, Cooperation attaché for the French language

tel: (+372) 616 16 43 / 627 11 99


Jekaterina Babichenko

General Secretary

tel: (+372) 616 16 33


René Armas Weber

Academic and cultural cooperation assistant

tél: (+372) 616 16 40


Marje Kidron

Head of cultural projects

tel: (+372) 616 16 36


Ulla Kihva

Communications specialist

tel: (+372) 616 16 34


Théodore Hervieux

Attaché for Scientific and Academic Cooperation

tél : (+372) 616 16 42


Sébastien Le Roux

Attaché for Digital innovation


Triin Johanson

French Learning center officer

tel: (+372) 627 11 96


Pille Oja

Administrative coordinator

tel: (+372) 627 11 91




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