Each year more than 278,000 international students choose France for their higher education.
France, known by its high quality of life, is also one of the founding countries of the European Union and a member of the Schengen Agreement. While the usual language of instruction in the majority of offered courses is French, France has become one of the most popular educational destinations in the world for international students from Europe and other regions in the world interested in study abroad programs.
Whether you would like to study in France your bachelor’s (“Licence”), master’s or PhD (“Doctorat”) degree, or enroll in a summer study abroad program, the French educational system is designed to provide students with a wide range of study opportunities. If you would like to receive a more theoretical education, universities might be the most appropriate type of institution for you. Or if you would like to earn your degree in France with a more vocational approach, Grandes Écoles or University Institutes of Technology might be your best choice.
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With the increased autonomy of universities, the massive access of students to university studies and the development of university exchanges in Europe, the higher education system in France have changed considerably over the last decade, drawing it closer to that of other countries. New courses have been devised, accessible at different levels and more open on to the job market; for example, they often include periods of courses and periods of internships in situ.
Compared to other countries, France now receives one of the highest proportions of foreign students in the world: currently over 10 % of the overall student population.
France is one of Europe’s leading countries with regard to the number of international students studying there, with a current figure of over 240,000 students. Thanks to the flexibility of the French higher education system, an itinerary tailored to suit each individual can be established from initial university studies to the most advanced specialization programs.
Higher education in France is organized in three levels or grades which correspond to those of other European countries, facilitating international mobility:
Higher education in France is divided between grandes écoles and universities.
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Key advantages of studying in France:
- World’s THIRD leading host country for higher education
- Developed economy
- Quality education
- Paid internship opportunity with top European multinationals
- Low fees
- IELTS and TOEFL score not mandatory
- Accommodation helps by French government up to 40% to 50%
- Free French language coaching*
- Opportunity for PR (after Master programs only)
- European Union Visa
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Although the expected level of command of English may vary depending on the school and, above all, the study program or course, the usual average English language requirement you will be required to have to study in Europe is 5.5 -6.5 score in the IELTS test.
Following program are offered in Diploma Bachelor & Masters Program
- Business, Finance, Management, Administration
- Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Marketing
- Economics, Effective Communication Design Management
- International Relations, e-Business, Sports Management
- European Management, Credit Control & Debt Management
- Tourism and Hospitality Management, Fashion Management
- Global Banking & Financial Markets