Who we are
Our history from EFM to the present day Lycée Gustave Eiffel
1979: The school was created from an initiative from parents.
The school operated in the SCAC garage for the primary school and in parents’ homes for the secondary school.
1984: purchase of a former Portuguese school: 65 pupils were able to be grouped together on the same site in suitable premises. The kindergarten alone continued to operate in 2 small houses, on a piece of land given by the French Consul.
1989: approval by the French Ministry of Education for primary classes.
1991: signature of an agreement with the AEFE (Agency for French Education Abroad)
1993: Thanks to a grant from the AEFE and its own funds, the Parents’ Association had a building constructed.
1997: in view of the increase in the number of pupils, additional premises were rented at the Centre Culturel Franco mozambicain (CCFM) for Collège pupils.
1999: A plot of land is given to the APE by the Mayor of Maputo. Construction of the current premises up to 2002.
2002: opening of the new school (current premises)
2005: homologation for 6th and 5th grades.
2013: homologation for 4th grade.
2014: homologation for 3rd grade.
2014: extension works. New secondary school and administration centre.
2016: French school in Maputo changes its name to Lycée Gustave Eiffel – École Française Internationale de Maputo
2017: Handover of the keys to the Lycée Gustave Eiffel building
2017: Secondary school classes start in the new premises
2020 – September: Full accreditation of the entire school, from first grade to the final year.