About France

France is a beautiful country with a long history of higher education. Located in Western Europe, France is one of the major centers of culture, cuisine and literature. All these reasons make it an exciting destination for international students across the world. France has 83 public universities and they are all funded by the national government, offering excellent education at a very affordable price to all students, domestic or international. There are also a number of private universities. The academic year begins in September or October and ends in May or June, depending on the program and institution

Why Study in France ?

The quality of French higher education is widely recognized throughout the world – Each year, France makes massive investments in education and research. In fact, education is the largest category of government spending, accounting for more than 20% of the budget.

Each year more than 2,78,000 international students choose France for their higher education – Some of the best business and engineering schools in the world & Paris ranked as best city to study

Central part of Europe – Sharing borders with nine countries, France is truly the crossroad of the continent. From the heart of Europe one can travel to the 22 countries of the Schengen Area with a single visa.

Great job opportunities – (39 of the 500 biggest companies in the world in 2010, France ranks fourth in the Fortune Global 500, ahead of Germany and the UK).

  • If you fulfill five years of continuous residence in the territory of the France, then you will be eligible to get PR in France. A French permanent residence permit allows you to stay in France for 10 years and, as it’s renewable, theoretically you could live in France indefinitely with this status. However, while you may share many of the same rights as French citizens (Example- in education, at work, in healthcare), But you don’t share them all, for example, you can’t vote in elections or hold public office.

Overseas Education
  • Capital : Paris
  • Currency : Euro
  • Language : French
  • Major Cities :Paris , Marseille, Lyon,
    Toulouse, Nice, Nantes,
    Strasbourg, Montpellier,
    Bordeaux , Lille
  • Major Intake : January, May and September
Fees for International Students

  • Application Fees : Approx. 150 - 400
  • Diploma : Approx. 6000 – 7000
  • Bachelor’s Degree :Approx. 7000 – 14000
  • Master’s Degree : Approx. 8000 – 14000
Other expenses

  • Average living cost : 1200 Euro per month
  • Transportation Cost : 75 Euro per month
Levels of Study
  • Bachelor Degree : 3 – 4 years
  • Masters Degree : May either follow on from
    Bachelor´s Program as follow-up
    Master´s program (1 to 3 years)
    or they may be full program
    (4 to 6 years).