Why Study in France?
The gateway to Europe has an educational niche in a variety of areas and possesses outstanding institutions that are driving its long-term goals and agenda. The broader macro environment of France is a huge selling point for students choosing to educate themselves as millions around the world appreciate the beauty, history and culture France is so enriched by, as well as its artistic and intellectual heritage. France has consistently produced some of the best scientists, researchers, mathematicians and engineers, many of whom end up working in Global Enterprises and Corporations, both public and private influencing global power structures through their expert knowledge and intellect. Naturally, Universities in France are predominantly driven by research and attract substantial funds to support longer-term objectives. Faculty is of an incredibly high standard too and students are given the opportunity to interact with high profile individuals from different sectors.
Education Cost for Studying in France
Whenever, you think of studying abroad in any country, knowing about education costs is essential. This section familiarises you with the cost of higher education in France.
Tuition Fee (EUR €)
The government sets annual tuition rates at public institutions. The rates for the academic year 2014–15 are, for any degree programme:
€189 for licence programmes
€ 490 for engineering in public schools
€261 for master's programmes
€396 for doctoral programmes
€615 for programmes leading to the diplôme d'ingénieur
Tuition rates at private institutions—particularly schools of business and management—are generally higher (from €3,000 to €14,000 annually).
Accommodation (EUR €)
Like elsewhere, living in towns is cheaper than cities in France. Accommodation costs in towns, if you are particularly considering private accommodation, may vary from €300 to €600 per month. University residence halls cost €100 to €150 per month.
Food, transportation and other incidentals would cost around €350 to €500 per month.
Scholarships for Studying in France
Major Intakes: February & July
Minor Intakes: September & November
Students considering France scholarships are recommended to begin the application procedure 8-12 months prior to the intake. Scholarship deadlines vary amongst institutions. In order to capitalise on the available France scholarships, we advise you to walk into 'Ample Abroad' Global Education Offices as early as possible. We will provide you complete information on the France scholarship process.
Admission Process for Study in France
To be assured of obtaining the best quality advice about the opportunities available for studying in France, students should register with The Ample Abroad. After registration, students will be carefully guided through a number of key stages, maximising their chances of getting admission in the institutions of their choice. This is how we, at The Ample Abroad, work on the France admissions process.
You register with The Ample Abroadand be assured of obtaining the best quality advice.
We make an assessment of your academic qualifications, work experience, financial status, career goals as well as life interests and aspirations.
We evaluate the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.
University & Course Selection
Together, we shortlist potential universities and courses that match your profile.
We edit the essays, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation and Resume, which have been written by you.
Application Review and Submission
The completed application forms are reviewed before they are submitted to your final choice of universities.
We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the chosen universities.
We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the High Commissions or Embassies, as well as the collation and review of relevant documentation for submission of the visa application.
Pre Departure Information
We deliver comprehensive information about the country of choice to ensure that you are completely prepared for life at an overseas university.
Student Visa for France from India
Here is a list of documents required for France:
Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree (if applicable), Mark Sheets including Backlogs (Re-sits)
Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)
Two academic references
Two references from employers (where applicable)
Passport sized photographs
Statement of Purpose (SOP)
Draft for application fees, if applicable
Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture programme)
Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities
Exams for Studying in France
Students have to pass one or more additional tests before they can be considered by most universities for admission. These range from the standardised graduate and college admission tests such as GRE, GMAT and SAT to English Language tests, such as TOEFL and IELTS.
The Ample Abroad offers high quality Test Prep programmes throughout India. Through its high-tech, state of the art teaching centres strategically located throughout the country it offers students preparatory training on the full range of admissions tests that universities need. Contact The Ample Abroad today for detailed information relating to the tests that may be needed for admission in France.
Some Of The Institution Which We Deal With
- ESC Dijon / Burgundy School of Business
- Grenoble Ecole de Management
- Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ECE)
- European Business School (EBS)
- ESCE International Business School
- NEOMA Business School
- EM Normandie
- Novancia Business School Paris
- EM Strasbourg Business School
- Telecom Ecole de Management
- Skema Business School, Paris
- Shiller International (Paris)
- ESIGELEC, Graduate School of Engineering
- Institut supérieur du commerce de Paris (ISC Paris)
- France International Graduate School (FIGS)
- Institut supérieur d'électronique de Paris (ISEP)
- The Catholic University of the West (Université Catholique de l'Ouest- UCO)
- Le Cordon Bleu