Est. 1900

The Department of French at St. Xavier’s College was established in 1900 by the then Jesuit Fathers. Since its inception the department offered study of French as a language and French literature as also study of Theology in French. One of the prominent Jesuits who was also the Principal of St Xavier’s College and its Rector Rev Fr. Joseph Duhr S.J. from Luxembourg was the founder of Indian Association of Teachers of French, IATF. He was also its first President in 1953.