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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.

Kemesse 2017

Recent Events

conference Carte de Séjour and French Nationality

Murder at Bon Repos A Murder Mystery at Bon Repos

St Brieuc

Guided tour of Saint Brieuc

walk A Guided Walk starting at Bon Repos

Consequence of Brexit for Brittany

Last August we sent AIKB members a questionnaire about the consequences of Brexit for Brittany.

This was part of a major piece of research undertaken by CESER, (Conseil écononique, social et environnemental régional), on behalf of the Brittany Regional Council.

AIKB was interviewed by CESER in September and then took part in a conference in October where we were able to put forward and discuss the concerns of British residents in Brittany.

The report, entitled 'Et après? Les enjeux du Brexit pour la Bretagne', was ratified by the Region in December and presented to the public on March 2nd.

Click here to read an overview which is in English.

The full report which is in French can be found here