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Why study in France

  • World-class universities and colleges: France is a leading host Country for Higher Education. France is a global capital of Fashion, Arts, Cinema, Music, Culture and Food
  • Internships with course: Studying in France also provides Internship opportunities with the top companies of the world. In the Information Technology sector, France holds fourth position in the world. 
  • English courses: Students who don’t have good command over French can still pursue courses in this country because many programs are taught in English only plus the universities often provide French language courses and programs in their curriculum during the course time.
  • Lower tuition fees and living costs: France has low and reasonable fees compared to many countries. Living cost of France is lower compared to the UK. France also provides financial help for accommodation up to 1/3rd for successful students.
  • Work while you study: All students including international students can work 20 hours per week during the course and can earn 9-11 € per hour during part time work
  • With / Without IELTS : studies is possible in France
  • Post-graduate work permit  : After students finish the course, they get 6 months to 1-year full time Job Search Visa.
  • Other Advantages : The French government helps in providing accommodation. France also has low transportation costs. Free French Language courses are provided by the French Government Organization. Credit Transfer is also possible in France. 95% Visa Success Rate & 95% Job Placement
  • Quality life : Students studying in France will definitely appreciate the beautiful, developed cities and the great variety of social life available. Weather in France is better compared to many other parts of Europe and students already studying there, hardly complain about it. Even the smaller cities in France offer opportunities for fun student activities.

Intakes

Intakes

  • Major Intakes: September/ February

Popular courses

Popular courses

  • Fashion & Luxury Panorama
  • Financial Management
  • Design Management
  • Management
  • Fashion & Luxury Consumer Behavior
  • E-Commerce for Fashion & Luxury
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Human ResourcesForeign Languages
  • Fashion & Luxury Branding/Communication
  • Fashion & Luxury Retail Management
  • Fashion & Luxury Visual Merchandising
  • Financial Management IT
  • Professional training: Food and Beverage
  • Art
  • International Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Telecom / Wireless / Embedded systems
  • Software / IT / Data Analytics / AI
  • Hospitality / Tourism
  • Food / Culinary / Patisserie / Wine Making
  • Sports Management

Tuition fee and Living costs

Tuition fee and Living costs

Tuition fee cost:

Level of Education

Course Duration

Tuition Fee per year (in Euro)

Bachelor’s Degree

3-4 years

9,000 to 17,000

Masters Degree

1-2 years

10,000 to 18,000

MBA

1-2 years

23,000 to 25,000

Accommodation cost: Euro 300 - 650 per months

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Scholaarships in France

Scholaarships in France

France offers several scholarships for international students, both from the French government and universities. The French Foreign Ministry awards scholarships through programs like Eiffel (for Masters or Doctoral level studies) or Major programs (for foreign students who graduated from French high schools abroad). 

Paris Dauphine University offers exclusive scholarships to international students, such as Eiffel Excellence Scholarship, Dauphine Foundation Scholarship for Masters Research, and Merit-Based Scholarships for Non-EU Students. 

The French government scholarships are allocated by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs for studies, training courses, and language courses in France, with the majority awarded by the Cooperation and Cultural Action Departments (SCACs) in French embassies and consulates abroad.

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program is established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to attract top foreign students to enrol in Masters and PhD programs and is awarded for a period of 12 months with benefits like a monthly allowance of €1,181 and various services like transportation, insurance, housing searches, and cultural activities. 

Other scholarship opportunities for international students in France include the Emile Boutmy Scholarships for Non-EU Students, Université Paris-Saclay International Masters Scholarships, and LivinFrance scholarships.

Student Accommodation in France

Student Accommodation in France

  • University Residence - On Campus or in the same ton run by CROUS, rent between 250 to 500 Euros pm
  • Off Campus Rented Flats / Apartments rent between 800-1000 Euros in Paris and 500-800 Euros in other locations

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Top Study Locations in France

Top Study Locations in France

Paris, Lyon, Grenoble, Aix-n-Provence, Nice, Cannes, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Strasbourg, Toulouse

Language test eligibility criteria

Language test eligibility criteria

  • IELTS overall 6 bands needed (not compulsory)

Exams for studying in New France

Exams for studying in France

  • First or second-class degree is acceptable
  • With IELTS / Without IELTS
  • No GMAT; some MBA programs may require GMAT and/or work experience
  • Some masters programs may need 4 year undergrad education
  • Must clear Phone or Skype Interview by the college to be cleared

Documents required for student Visa

Documents required for student Visa

  • Acceptance / admission letter from a French Academic Institution – for students under categories 1, 2 and 4
  • Letters from the institution in India and France stating that the student is part of an exchange program – for students under category 3
  • Letter from the university/laboratory/organization stating that the student has been accepted for a short-term internship program – for students under category 5
  • Bona fide letter from the institution in India - for students under categories 3 & 5
  • Academic records - mark sheets + pass certificates / degree or diploma certificates
  • (“10+2” onwards till last degree obtained)
  • Language test certifications if required by institution in France
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Experience Letter (if applicable)

Education System in France

Education System in France

The French educational system is highly centralized and organized, with many subdivisions. It is divided into the three stages of primary education, secondary education, and higher education. In French higher education, the following degrees are recognized by the EU recognition: License and License Professional (bachelor’s degrees), and the comparably named Master and Doctorate degrees.

Smaller class sizes and involved instructors offer students the time and attention they need to learn, ask questions and receive assistance.

Higher education in France is divided between large schools (Grandes École’s) and public universities. Admission requires a high school diploma + 2 years of additional high school studies. Master program specializations offered in the second year of study are either research-oriented or professionally oriented. Often, graduate program is offered in cooperation with several institutions, allowing for a larger variety of courses.

Employment oriented Professional Licenses are also available. Continuing education program take into account professional experience.

  • Student support:
    International students enjoy the same benefits as local students in terms of tuition fees, health coverage and housing assistance. Universities organize shows and hold conferences, seminars, parties and outdoor activities as part of their student integration policies. Study options include full-time and part-time studies, with flexible class schedules. Some universities also offer online study programs. Every university has an internship referral system and a career services office that inform students of available internships and job opportunities.The French government supports much of the costs of attending university in the country. Simplified visa regulation and internationally recognized diplomas encourage international student enrolment. State funded agencies promote French higher education in foreign countries.
    The categories for individuals wishing to apply for a French student visa are students applying for:
    Full time programs (Under graduate/Master’s level/Twinning degrees)
    Erasmus -Mundus programs
    Student exchange programs
    French language learning programs
    Short- term internship programs which are part of an Undergraduate/Master’s level program

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