France

Why Study In France?

About France: 

France has many amazing sights of congenital attractiveness, soothing and comfortable climate, recreational events of sports and arts, and French history-related. It is the entryway to many nations in Europe as six European countries, namely Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom, surround it. It is internationally one of the top listed places for a college degree. Students pursuing a degree in France will be introduced to global economic experiences in arts, sciences, and creativity. France has some of the best universities offering courses leading to jobs within varied industries. It also offers cheap accommodation prices and easy traveling access to neighboring countries, making it an ideal choice for international students.

Driving Laws:

Europeans who already possess a license are considered legal to drive in France, as long as the license is competent. Other residents who are not Europeans are permitted to drive provided they have a license from their home country, along with an International Driving Permit.

List of major cities and top universities:

The main major cities in France include Paris, Lyon, Nice, Toulouse, Grenoble, and Bordeaux. 36 French Universities featured in the QS World University Rankings 2021 with 10 in the top 300.

The top universities in France include:

  • PSL Research University
  • Ecole Polytechnique
  • Sorbonne University
  • CentraleSupelec
  • ENS Lyon
  • Ecole des Ponts ParisTech
  • Sciences Po Paris
  • University of Paris
  • Pantheon-Sorbonne University
  • ENS Paris Saclay

Part-time and post-study work opportunities

There are limited work hours for part-time jobs in France, up to 20 hours per week for international students. To work in France, you will have to be at least fluent in French. There is no entry requirement for learning their language in French institutions. With the help of Authorization Proviso ire de Sejour (APS), international students can remain in France and work under the same conditions meant for students until a work permit is signed.