Study in France

About the country

As many as 1.4-lakh International students study in institutes in France every year. It is also growing in popularity among Indian students. Education in France can be affordable as it is subsidized by the French government. It is also not necessary to know French for post-graduate study in France as a subject area like management and engineering are increasingly being taught in English in more and more institutes.

There are two different types of educational institutes you can choose from. Universities and “Grandes Ecoles” (Described as Competitive Institutes). There are about 87 universities and over 300 Grandes Ecoles in France. A large number of students go to universities which offer general courses and professional courses. The universities disciplines train the students for research. The Grandes Ecoles take in a lower number of students after a rigorous selection process and offer courses that specialize students in the area that have a direct career applicability.

How much is cost?

Tuition fees at universities are very nominal and can vary between FF 800 and FF 25000 and FF 100000 per annum. Living Expenses( Accommodation – FF 800 to FF 2500 per month) Food FF 850 to FF 1000 at university restaurants per month, Healthcare – FF 2500 to FF 5000 per year and miscellaneous (transportation and leisure) -FF 500 per month. The above costs are indicative and can vary from person to person and between universities. Part-time work during the study is up to 20 hrs a week against a permission to do so.

For the quality and accessibility of its university system

French higher education has a long tradition of openers and accessibility. No distinction is made between French and international students-under French law, the requirements for admission are the same, as are the degrees awarded. The country that coined the phrase Human Rights rejects all form of discrimination.

You’ll benefit from the depth and breadth of French higher education

France’s 200 + Universities and many specialized postsecondary schools are located throughout the country. Large and venerable universities like the Sorbonne are found alongside the modern campuses of leading schools of business and engineering that may enroll no more than a few hundred students in close-knit communities of learning. Specialized schools of a similar size are devoted to art, tourism, health, and many other subjects. They all welcome international applicants.

You’ll enjoy the quality of French’s cultural, economic, and social life

One big benefit of studying in France is the opportunity to live in the place that invented the savior-vivre-the art of living well. Did you know that France is the most visited country in the world? The French people are proud of their cultural heritage, lovely countryside, quiet towns and fine restaurants all of which they’re eager to share with visitors.

You’ll study in the heart of Europe

Studying in France rarely means studying only in France, most schools have added European components to their programs, offering courses on Europe or internships elsewhere in the European Union. Students have the opportunity to enrich their French Experience with new discoveries and experiences. Today France is the world’s fourth-largest economy and second largest exporter of services. The success of France’s scientists, engineers, and designers are known around the world through Airbus, the TGV (high-speed train), the Airline rocket, the discovery of the human immune-deficiency virus, high fashion, luxury goods, fine food and wine and much more. At present about 200,000 international students, 10% of French postsecondary enrolments have chosen France for all or part of their higher education. They enrich the French system with their culture, experience, energy, and accomplishments.

Cultural and social life

France is a relatively large country with amazing geographical variety. Transportation and health system are among the worlds very best. France is a safe and tolerant country. In France, you’ll have access to a multitude of athletic, tourist and cultural activities all at special student prices. More of France’s institutions of higher education are located in the city center close to cultural and social life. Museums, libraries, cinemas, theatres, and cafes are always available at your reach.