French political system; legislative and executive power. The presidential system, electoral system. The modern political scene; right-wing and left-wing parties. Administrative units and their competences. International politics; France in EU, NATO and UN. Francophonie – unifying principles, system of organization and institutional connection. Francophone countries – geographical characteristics. Francophone cultures – specific cultural traits which prove their diversity, as well as the traits which are result of immigration and colonization. Francophone cultural gains by the members of the Francophonie, especially on the Balkans and in Macedonia. The goals of the Francophonie.