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Benefits Of Studying In France

October 2022

Known globally for its splendid architecture, stunning natural surroundings, top-notch universities, gorgeous cities, and tourist attractions, France is a popular tourist destination, with tens of millions of people visiting the country each year. With a significant portion of the budget set aside for education, the nation has established itself as a top international provider of education. Several top-ranking universities in France rank high in international rankings.

Benefits Of Studying In France

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Each year, France draws thousands of foreign students because of its globally recognized universities, dynamic campuses, and the eclectic mix of French culture, food, history, and landmarks that never fail to astound visitors. Millions of Indian students are drawn to the nation's worldwide education system, which covers everything from fashion to business. The affordability makes it more worthwhile. There exists a myriad of reasons to study in France: from housing some of the finest universities in the world that are known for providing the best education to the availability of scholarships and financial aid. France also consistently ranks high among the top countries in the world for university education.

This blog throws light on the benefits associated with study in France:

Benefits of studying in France:

Economical and Quality Education:

Home to some of the best world-class universities that are solely dedicated to providing education, France is one of the most sought after study abroad destinations and a desirable options for students. In comparison to the universities in the USA, universities in France have courses that are low-priced. As a result, one wishing to study in France won't need to apply for a student loan and then pay it back over a long period of time. In addition, many students in France receive a benefits package from the French government that substantially reduces their tuition costs. Even though this isn’t usually the case, these costs are still less than what you’d pay at several other colleges in Europe.

Home to Top-Ranking Universities:

Many of the world's finest colleges and universities are located in France. Students who choose to study in France can be assured that they will acquire a top-notch education as well as hands-on training at cutting-edge institutions all around the nation. In France, there are reportedly more than 3,500 higher education institutions, 32 of which feature in the QS World University Rankings 2023 as being among the top universities in the world. These universities provide access to some of the best specializations and courses for Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees. Graduating from a French university, with an internationally acclaimed degree would increase one's chances of finding employment both domestically and abroad.

Courses Offered in English:

In addition to having eminent universities, France offers a myriad of courses for students interested in pursuing higher education at any level. Over 1,360 of the courses offered by Campus France, the government organization for the promotion of French higher education overseas, are taught entirely in English. In order to facilitate face-to-face encounters between students, professors, and officials from French institutions, Campus France also conducts live events and education fairs. Majority of the French universities offer English-taught programmes. Students are not required to be fluent in French. The country offers top-notch education for Aviation, Management, Business, Engineering, Philosophy, Tourism, Pure Sciences, and several other fields. The tuition costs for English courses at universities in France are very reasonable when compared to those in English-speaking countries like the UK, the USA, and Australia. Furthermore, the quality of education remains uncompromised; the QS World Universities Ranking features about 25 French universities. Besides, a number of universities in France like Kedge Business School, Rennes School of Business, EMLV Business School, ESILV Engineering School, Skema Business School, ISEP Engineering Graduate School, and several others permit you to continue your studies in France without having to appear for the IELTS or another language test. In addition to language proficiency and cost, the educational experience that France offers is consistently rated as being incredibly encouraging for international students.

Availability of Scholarships and Waivers:

Over 500 prospective Indian students who aspire to study abroad in France are awarded scholarships worth up to 11 Crore Indian rupees by the French Embassy in India and French businesses, annually. There are several funding alternatives available for Indian candidates who have excelled academically to pursue their education in France. Popular scholarships for Indian students wishing to study abroad in France are as under:

  • The Charpak Scholarship Programme
    • Charpak Lab Scholarship
    • Charpak Master's Scholarship
    • Charpak Exchange Scholarship
  • La Femis
  • Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA)
  • Raman Charpak Fellowship (PhD)
  • Legrand Scholarship Program
  • Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence

Post Study Work Opportunities:

As compared to the undergraduate students who are only eligible to procure a residence permit upon obtaining a paid employment, postgraduate students are subject to slightly more lenient post-study work visa regulations in France. PG students are entitled to apply for and receive a temporary residence permit for a period of between one and two years. If after these two years one cannot obtain permanent employment in the same location, he/she must leave the country. In addition, Master’s and PhD students receive a 5-year post-study guest visa to maintain their ties to France in the event that they decide to relocate elsewhere or return home. An abundance of job opportunities are offered in France. The nation offers a wide range of work opportunities after graduation thanks to its status as the world's capital of fashion, a centre for management and business studies, and a popular tourist destination.

Other benefits associated with <study in France include: Affordable Living Expenses, Attain Permanent Residency, and Easy and Streamlined Visa Process.

For further assistance or queries students can contact us, Edwise International, and avail of our wide range of services for students on destinations like Universities in Australia, study in Australia, study in UK, study in USA, study in Canada, study in Ireland, study in New-Zealand, study in Singapore and many other countries.

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