STUDIES IN FRANCE
• Excellent academic level.
• Tuition free universities.
• Professional perspectives.
• Precious experience.
QUALITY OF LIFE
• Students in France are offered benefits and reductions in many aspects of their everyday life.
• Benefits of accommodation, student restaurants, privileged access to all kinds of cultural and sports activities are some of the many benefits students in France enjoy.
AN OPENING TO THE WORLD
• The 13, 3% of students in France are foreigners. In particular, 289,000 foreign students are enlisted in French universities, placing France in 3rd country in the rank of accepting foreign students.
• Licence. Duration: 6 semesters.
• Masters. Duration: 4 semesters.
• Doctorate. Duration: 6 semesters.
WHERE AND WHAT TO STUDY
Higher education in France is divided in the following types:
• Universities: There are 88 universities to which 70% of the students are enrolled.
• Grandes Ecoles: 224 schools of Engineers and 220 schools of Economics.
• Specialized Higher Education Schools and Institutes. 120 schools of Fine Art, 20 schools of Architecture and 3,000 various specialized schools.
• The online catalogue of Academic Programs in French Universities states more than 30.000 courses of study in more than 3,500 universities.
• 800 of those programs are taught entirely in English language.
Students can be accepted in French universities in the following ways:
• With Baccalaureate for the French students.
• With the high school diploma and the participation to the national exams for foreign students.
• With IB entrance exams.
• Without entrance exams in French universities.
• With a B2 language level in French.
• The entrance or not of the students is decided by the universities to which the candidate has applied.
• The applications for the 1st year are submitted online between 20 January and 20 March, in the following website: http://www.admission-postbac.fr/
• The candidates can select up to 12 universities, submitting the grades of the last 2 years as well.
Source: Campus France, http://www.greece.campusfrance.org,
French Institute, Greece.