Lycée français Alexandre Yersin
|Lycée français Alexandre Yersin|
36 Gia Thuong, Ngoc Thuy, Long Bien, Hanoi
|Type||Public, International school|
The Lycée français Alexandre Yersin (LFAY) is a French international school in Long Bien District, Hanoi, Vietnam. The school is under the purview of the Agence pour l'enseignement français à l'étranger (AEFE), which manages all French state schools outside France. LFAY teaches children from the ages of 3 to 18 and adopts the French curriculum including the Baccalauréat.
Lycée Français Alexandre Yersin was named after the Alexandre Yersin, a French and Swiss physician who found the pathogens for the bubonic plague. The school was established in order to create collaboration between French and Vietnamese culture.
In 2018, the school moved from its campus on Nui Truc road, Ba Dinh district (shared with the Amsterdam High School), to a new larger campus on Gia Thuong road, Long Bien district. When it was finished, the campus was the first french building constructed in Vietnam since the colonial period. It features a rugby/football pitch, heated swimming pool, gymnasium, auditorium and garden.
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