为了更好地面向国家重大战略需求，更全面体现同 济大学的特色和优势，学校于2018年1月成立法语区域研 究中心。目前，法语区域研究中心已具有一定的研究基 础和较为稳定的研究团队，专职团队成员均具有法语语 言文学博士学位。
法语区域研究中心以“信念、使命、格局、创新” 为研究宗旨。秉持实现中华民族伟大复兴的理想信念， 以服务国家、服务人类命运共同体为根本使命，以服务 同济大学、服务外国语学院为学科建设使命,在世界新的 格局背景之下，不断创新研究内容和研究方法。
法语区域研究中心在整合校内外资源的基础上，力争打造法语区域研究的智库高地和人才培养高地。主要 研究方向为法国研究、欧洲研究、中法关系研究、中欧 关系研究等。
法语区域研究中心每年通过各渠道报送决策咨询专报，多篇专报获得中央级别批示与录用；在人民日报、 学习强国、文汇报等主流媒体上发表署名文章20余篇； 中心研究人员积极参与咨询活动，承担部委委托决咨课 题，多次接受中国国际广播电台、上观新闻等各类媒体采访；结合国别区域研究成果编写出版了“卓越法语系 列教材”。
The Francophone Studies Center, established in January 2018, aims to meet the major strategic needs of the country in terms of international aairs, based on the unique advantages of Tongji University. The Center has a solid research foundation and a stable research team. All the full-time team members have Ph.D. degrees in French Language and Literature.
The Center for Francophone Studies takes “belief, mission, pattern, innovation” as its research purpose, the ideal of realizing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation as its conviction, serving the nation and the community of shared future as its fundamental mission, and serving the School of Foreign Languages as its discipline construction mission. Against the backdrop of a new world order, the center will constantly innovate its research contents and methods.
Based on the integration of resources inside and outside the school, the Center strives
to establish an academic high ground for talent training, social service, Francophone studies, European studies, Sino-French relations studies, and Sino-European relations studies.
The Center has made remarkable achievements since its inception. Many of its consultancy reports, submitted every year to multiple governing levels, are approved and accepted by the central government. More than 20 articles have been published in mainstream media such as People’s Daily, Xuexi App, and Wenhui Daily. A series of quality French textbooks has been published based on the outcomes of Francophone area studies. In addition, the researchers of the Center have actively participated in dierent consultancy activities, undertaken ministry-level consultancy projects and have been interviewed by various media such as China Radio International and Shangguan News.