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Welcome to AIKB

The AIKB (Association Intégration Kreiz Breizh) is a non-profit making Association set-up (in accordance with French law) in 2003 with the aim of helping ‘newcomers’ to settle into their new life in Brittany.

Members pay a subscription of €40 per household per year, plus a one off joining fee of 10€ All members are entitled to vote at the annual general meeting. Members who contribute to the Association by way of their subscription fee are very important in supporting the work we do, so every member is valuable.

We have two offices: Gouarec 22570 and Ploërdut 56160.  For opening hours please look at the ‘Contact’ page.

  • The AIKB can translate official letters, make phone calls on your behalf, and help you fill in your tax form or register your car.
  • The AIKB holds regular conferences from setting up your own business to inheritance law and lots more in-between.
  • The AIKB organises cultural outings to places of interest
  • The AIKB arranges regular social events to help you make new friends
  • The AIKB organises French lessons for non-French speakers and English lessons for non-English speakers
  • AIKB holds a weekly informal Conversation Club, the chance to improve your language skills with local French volunteers.
  • The AIKB English Language Library has over a thousand books, it is regularly updated thanks to generous donations from our members. Open from Tuesday to Friday at our office in Gouarec.
  • Spotlight on Brittany is an English Language Community Radio Programme produced by The AIKB.  Listen-in to find out more about the life & culture of Brittany. We have lots of useful topics for those new and not so new to Brittany. You can also improve your French listening skills with our bi-lingual interviews
    All recordings can be downloaded.

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