Become a Member

Open House welcomes English-speaking non-French people living in the Grenoble area. We also welcome, French people who speak fluent English and have lived outside France and its territories for at least one year. Our rules allow us to accept up to 25% members with French nationality.

Benefits of Membership

As a member of Open House you are entitled to:

  • A Membership Directory
  • Receive a bi-weekly Newsletter by email
  • Access to our private Facebook page with 200+ Members. (if you request to join)
  • Free or discounted access to all Open House Events and Group Activities. Last year, we offered 17 Interest Groups, 5 large events, 3 kids events, and several cultural outings and workshops.
  • Free Membership to the Babel Association Lending Library
  • Want to become a member of Open House?

Want to become a member of Open House?

To become a new member of the Open House Association, please complete the Membership Application and submit your Annual Membership Fee.

If you are currently a member of Open House, or if your membership has recently expired (within the past 90 days), you may renew your membership using the Membership Application, which is used for both new and returning members.

Once you have completed and submitted a Membership Application, you will receive an email confirming the receipt of your information and providing you with payment details.

Please note the change in the 2016-2017 membership fees:

35€ – Family Membership (Includes spouse and children)
35€ – Individual Membership
20€ – Individual Student Membership
(Please send a copy of valid student identification to receive the student discount. Does not apply to families)


We strive to keep our membership fees low and accessible to all. The fees are used to cover much of the costs of our many events, room rentals, and association operating costs. All board members and group leaders are volunteers and non-salaried. The success of our association is because of our hard-working volunteers and our desire to create a strong community in Grenoble. If you are a member and would like a copy of our annual report for detailed financial information, please contact us.