France is officially the Republic of France whose territories are made up of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. France is surrounded by Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east and Andorra and Spain to the south.
France is one of the most popular abroad study destinations for foreign students. It has numerous advantages of studying in France such as high quality of education and the low tuition fees, and fascinating French living. French higher institutions are the best education providers in Europe and in the world. Their ways of teaching in respective courses are ranked among the best.
- Country: France
- Capital: Paris
- Population: 68 million
- Area: 640,679 Km2
- Currency: Euro (EUR) and CFP France
- Dial code: +33
- Official language: French
Why to study in France?
- Quality Higher Education
- A pleasant living environment
- Affordable tuition as well as living cost
- Europe’ s economic powerhouse
- Rich culture
- Great student life
Tuition costs at Public universities are set by state government and an international student is expected to pay a very low amount for tuition fees. Students are generally obliged to pay only administrative fee at publicly funded universities. However, studying at private institutions one has to pay much higher and go up to $12000 per year.
Unlike in many other neighboring countries France is higher in living expenses. Some kinds of special housings are available for international students in France. They can accommodate in university’s residential apartment for around $150 per month. They are normally required to around $900 for accommodation and other personal expenses.
International students in France are permitted to work in France up to 964 hours in a given year. Students can apply for a work permit at university at which he/she is attending offers a contract for one year that covers the period of 1 September through 31 August.
The Time is split in two:
- Maximum of 670 hours in between 1 September to 30 June.
- Up to 300 hours between 1 July to 31 August.
The students taking full-time course in France are eligible to apply for a work permit. After graduation international students can get post Study work (PSW) for up to 1 year.
- Educational documents
- CV/ cover letter explaining the study project
- IELTS and French certificate
- Proof of funds
- Letter of registration from the academic institute
- Proof of medical insurance