1 . A world-class education
France is ranked #3 in the world in the Shanghai Ranking.
2 . A leading nation for research and innovation
Ranked second in the world for Fields Medals (mathematics) and fourth for Nobel Prizes, France is one of the most innovative countries in the world.
3 . Reasonably-priced, state-funded education
In French public universities, non-European students pay less than 4,200 euros a year for a master’s degree. The state covers most of the cost of students’ education, not to mention the many scholarship opportunities available!
4 . A wide choice of academic programs, all over the country
Choose from 3,500 public and private institutions throughout France, and earn a diploma that’s accredited by the French government and recognized throughout the world. Take advantage of the many corporate internship opportunities. You can also take one of our 700 distance learning courses.
5 . An attractive destination for international students
With nearly 370,000 international students from five continents, France is among the top host countries in the world.
6 . Study in English in the heart of Europe
Choose among more than 1,600 academic programs taught in English. Study in the heart of Europe (Erasmus, European universities) and just a few hours from Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom.
7 . French language, an added bonus for your resume
French is the world’s fifth most widely spoken language in the world, and the most studied language in the world after English.
8 . A label that guarantees the quality of student support services
The “Bienvenue en France” (Welcome to France) label showcases higher education institutions that offer a special quality of support services. Our multicultural campuses enroll students from all over the world.
9 . The French way of lifeThe life
More than 40,000 monuments and protected sites, 41 UNESCO World Heritage sites, 8,000 museums, 2,000 cinemas and nearly 500 festivals, not to mention gastronomy and a spirit of festivity.
10 . One of the world’s top economic powers
France, the sixth economic power in the world and second in Europe in terms of GDP, is Europe’s first destination for international investments in 2020.