Study in France
Why Study in France?
France is the center of Western Europe. If you want to travel, you can visit a number of European and African countries in just a few hours. France has strong cultural influence as it has always made major contributions to history, arts, sciences and politics of Europe.
1- Learning French easily:
As an international student, if you decided to study in France, you will have the opportunity to learn French easily. While advanced students may occasionally struggle with trickery topics, students of conversational French are likely to experience easily.
2- Rich Culture:
France has an amazing culture. As an international student, living in France means soaking up all this culture. France has both traditional and contemporary culture.
3- High-Quality Education:
France is interested in the higher education and the French government always invests in research. French business schools, in particular, have gained a reputation worldwide for quality education and a competitive outlook. French institutions are also highly regarded in humanities and arts subjects.
4- Scholarship for non-EU students:
As an international student, you can choose from many scholarships available just for you, which makes France an affordable destination for those who have tight budgets.
Tuition Fees and Living Expenses
Tuition Fees in France:
Tuition Fees at Public Universities:
Most public universities are free and other range from 1500 -3600 Euro for local and international students, once they finish all French language level.
Tuition Fees at Private Universities:
Starts from 1500 and can reach 15.000 Euro per year.
– In Business Schools: between 5000 to 7000 Euro per year.
Living Expenses cost in France:
Estimated Cost of Living:
– Paris: between 800 to 1200 Euro per month.
– Nice: between 600 to 950 Euro per month.
– Lyon, Nantes, Bordeaux or Toulouse: between 600 to 900 Euro per year.
– For the rest of France: 600 Euro per month.
|General Costs per Month on average:|
|Housing||200 – 300 Euro|
|Food||200 – 250 Euro|
|Transportation||17 – 33 Euro|
|Healthcare and insurance||20 – 50 Euro|
Working in France
As an international student, it is not easy to work in France, as they prefer to choose the French student. However, many companies hire international students, so do not worry.
Bring your CV translated into French with you and search for job opportunities. After you are hired, you will need to secure start and end dates based on your visa dates and your daily work schedule.
Part-time is limited to 60 percent of full-time hours or 964 hours per year
If you are an EU or EEA student, you can apply directly at the university just as the French students do.
If you are a non-EU or non-EEA student, you will apply to the France embassy in your country.
Visa application’s cost is 99 Euro.
If your studying will last more than 6 months, you will have to apply for a residence permit at French local authorities.
For French language proficiency: DELF, DALF, and TCF.
For English language proficiency: TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS.
– Visa application form.
– Two passport photos.
– Valid passport and copies of your previous visas.
– Acceptance letter.
– Proof of financial means to cover all your expenses during your stay in France.
– Airline ticket showing the date of departure.
– Medical insurance “311 – 714 Euro per year”.
– Proof of accommodation arrangement during the studies.
– Proof of payment of the visa fee.
– Proof of civil status.
Our office is ready to help you with all procedures starting from finding the right universities and courses to the admission and getting the acceptance letter until the applying for the student visa and the admission to the university.
Study French Language in France:
By choosing to study in France, you will be able to learn from native French speakers, learn the proper French accent and practice with locals. You will be able to learn and practice French in a variety of ways. You can take a French intensive language program, which is provided by many numbers of French universities and institutions.
Study English in France:
Depending on your desires, you can learn in France either in French or in English. If you do not understand any French, you can choose to take your courses in English. You can easily find courses offered in both languages. English courses are focusing on the study of English literacy, comprehension, and analysis and often concentrate on developing essential speech and communication skills to increase proficiency and comfort with the English language.