Vive le France !
France has a lot to offer to an international student be it in terms of its matchless world class education which is in tune with global job requirements , intellectual and artistic heritage or mesmerizing scenery. France has in store for you rich culture, fabulous food , priceless architecture and endless number of cafes, museums, galleries and cinemas offering an unparalleled experience all while you earn that priceless French qualification.
WHY STUDY IN FRANCE?
France is one of the most appealing overseas destinations for students worldwide
- Paris has been voted as no 1 student city! (QS Best Student Cities, 2014)
- 4th wealthiest country and 5th largest economy of the world
- Over 5 French business schools are ranked among top 10 business schools in Europe
- Excellent environment that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship
- Highly subsidized tuition fees
- One of the best countries to pursue management and engineering courses with excellent specializations on offer
- Head quarter of 39 Global fortune 500 companies
- Collaboration with industry and salary based internships are integral part of curriculum
- Excellent placement opportunity for students in the area of their study
- Outstanding research and development opportunities
- Offer free French language classes for international students
France offers a sizeable number of scholarships to pursue various courses in its institutions to attract more international students to study in France. Few are listed below
The Eiffel Scholarships
Eiffel scholarship programme. The aim of the programme is to allow French institutes to support international outreach initiatives so that they remain competitive and lure international students interested in pursuing Master’s, Engineering and doctoral programmes. Even though the programme does not include tuition fee, state enrollment fees are waived and those who qualify for this scholarship are entitled to a monthly allowance.
Erasmus Mundus Scholarships
These scholarships are granted by the European Union, they cover living expenses, tuition, travel as well as insurance for international students pursuing Master’s and Ph.D students.
- Ile-de France Masters Scholarships
These are granted to International students who have opted to pursue higher studies in select universities, such as Ecole Centrale Paris, and the Universite Paris-Est Cretail Val de Marne etc Due preference will be given to students hailing from certain priority areas from within the region however even students from emerging countries like Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East are eligible for the same
PART TIME /POST COMPLETION WORK OPPERTUNITIES IN FRANCE
No need to worry if you haven’t received any scholarships as Part-time study options in France are a plenty. International students can work part time in France provided that they possess a student residency permit. They should also have enrolled in a recognized university. An international student has the right to work for over 964 hours/year. Students can work part-time during terms. They can work full time during holidays.
Some of the part-time jobs that most international students opt for include teaching foreign languages, translation, telemarketing, tele surveys, software or videogame testing.
Post study job opportunities too are plenty, however If a student wishes to work in France after successful completion of course, he/she will have to get his/her status changed. The student, the company and the institution will have to sign an agreement that throws light on the type of work, training and conditions. Most universities in France offer sufficient information about placement opportunities. So inform them about your desire to work in France post study well in advance. There are also specialized agencies that assist students in finding employment in France. Word-of-mouth communication is the best way to get you a job on French soil. Needless to say France is a haven of sorts for international students seeking to build a bright future
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