The IOF works with the following four specialised agencies:
Academic Agency of la Francophonie (AUF)
Universities in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, the EPFL, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland and other educational institutes are members of the AUF. The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation has contributed to the AUF's budget since 1998.Switzerland has a seat on the board of the organisation.
Switzerland was a co-founder of this French-language TV channel created in 1984. TV5MONDE programmes are broadcast to more than 200 countries in 11 different languages.
The International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF)
The AIMF is a network of local authorities which implements projects within the framework of a shared system of values.
Switzerland has a seat on the board of this institute based in Alexandria, Egypt, which trains African development experts.