Why Study In France – The Ultimate Guide
To study in Europe is a dream of many students. France has one of the most prestigious educational systems in the world. Whether it is an undergraduate course, postgraduate schooling, doctorate, management studies, postdoctoral research or a short course, France has everything to cater to all types of students. No matter which region in France you choose to study, there are many private as well as public universities for studying. Most universities in France offer students the chance to study, on a full and part time basis. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider studying in France.
#1. Top business & management schools in France
Universities in France offer various courses catering to the needs of every student. Known to be a fashion hub, however, more and more students are opting to study Business and Management in France. The country is home to some of the top business & management schools in France and the world, providing business and management education options.
France has 11 triple-accredited Business schools. Recently, the esteemed Financial Times European Business School ranking revealed 22 top business schools that are based in France. In the QS World University Rankings of 2015-2016, 41 French universities featured in the list, out of which 11 universities ranked in the top 250.
Below are the top business and management schools to study in France
- ESAIP Graduate School of Engineering
- EPITA Graduate School of Computer Science
- Shg Lyon - School Hotel International
- American Business School
- Audencia Nantes School of Management
- École Pour l’Informatique et les Techniques Avancées
- ICD Business School Paris
- ISEP - School of Digital Engineers
- IMT Atlantique
- École Centrale de Nantes
- École des mines d'Albi-Carmaux
- Grenoble Institute of Technology
- École centrale de Lille
- Institut Mines-Télécom's
- École Nationale Supérieure des Ingénieurs en Arts Chimiques et Technologiques
- École Polytechnique
- IDRAC Campus d'Amiens
- Ecole Française Hôtesse et Tourisme Paris
- INSEEC Business School
- IFAG School of Management
- L'IPAG Business School
- Rennes School of Business
- Paris School of Business (PSB)
- ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management
- École Internationale de Création Audiovisuelle et de Réalisation
- NEOMA Business School
- Skema Business School
- College De Paris
#2. France ranked at 7th position in the world's GDP
France holds 7th position (as of November 2019) in terms of the overall world’s economic status. With 65 million purchasers (IMF 2014, Euro stat 2014) it stands 2nd and is the world's fourth-biggest exporter of services (OMC, 2013). France is Europe's driving goal for manufacturing investments (EY, 2014) and it ranks 2nd in Europe in gross domestic product.
#3. Accredited courses
Universities in France perform reliably and consistently in worldwide college ranking for accredited courses. The reason is a vigorous investment in using world class latest technology and continuous research and development. 41 universities in France are included in The QS World University Rankings.
Many students are not comfortable appearing for IELTS. And it is very possible to apply in France in many private and public Universities without it. The only catch here is, students have to appear for video interviews, to assess the English Language Proficiency of the student. Universities prefer that the prior education of the student has been in the English language.
#5. Top cities for study
France has some of the top cities in the world for university study and for students to live in. France offers a combination of top universities and high living standards.
Below are the best cities in France to study and live
- La Rochelle
#6. Six months paid internship
Most universities in France require students to take up internships. Internships in France tend to be full-time positions that last anywhere between one month to six months. The university will help students in all the required paperwork. Any internship longer than two months is legally a paid position wherein the minimum pay is €3.75 per hour. The students are subject to the following rules:
- The internship must be contractual (signed by the establishment and the structure hosting the student).
- If the internship lasts more than two months, the student must be paid 577,50 Euros per month (1st January 2018).
#7. Two years post study work permit
Students who have completed a master’s degree after studying in France are eligible to apply for a one-time non-renewable temporary residency authorization called APS (authorisation Provisoire de séjour) which is valid for 12 months. Under a new scheme called "second residence permit", this duration can be doubled to 24 months. Students who obtain a job related to their academic program may enter full-time employment by filling a request for change of status (from student to employee) in their application.
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