Study in France

Sristy Sharma
Updated on Mar 14, 2022 11:23 AM IST

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Home to over 3,500 universities and educational institutions, France has been a destination for higher education for many students across the world. Known for its picturesque view, France offers a lot when it comes to higher education that offers a highly diversified training at all levels. Moreover, the programmes offered by Universities in Frances are highly varied and can be found in large numbers, in other words, you would definitely find a course as per your liking in the country.

Like many other European countries, France also offers its programmes under the Bologna Agreement, which allows students to transfer their academic credits to any University outside of France. In France, Bachelors are commonly offered as “Licence or Licence Professionelle” at the undergraduate level and at the postgraduate level, aspirants can pursue Masters or Doctorate programmes.

The Universities situated in France are mostly public universities, thus, resulting in comparatively inexpensive academic fees. However, France also has Grandes Ecoles, which are more specialised and private educational institutions that offer admissions in a more selective manner. Graduates of these universities are usually sought after for high-power positions. Under the QS World University Rankings, 11 Universities in France have been ranked as the best in the world. 

However, while higher education costs may be comparatively lower in France, accommodation and other living expenses may deem heavy on the pockets. However, this depends on the location of the university you choose. If you choose to pursue higher education in the country, you may also want to brush up on your proficiency in French as the language is the commonly spoken language.

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