To put it simply, the French higher education system is one of the best in the world. It is also one of the most accessible ones. With low tuition fees, studying in France is more economical for international students. French universities are near the top of renowned university rankings each year. Their institutions offer an education that easily competes with other countries.
France is particularly a good choice for those wanting to study business related subjects. The country is a hub for international business and management education.
Q. Can I study in France for free?
A. Many public French universities offer their programmes at very affordable prices, most of the time domestic and international students will pay the same tuition rate. Private universities are allowed to set their own tuition fees, so can charge more for their courses. For more information about fees to study in France, see our Costs of Studying and Living in France section.
Q. Can I study in France as an international student?
A. France is an excellent choice for any international student. It is a welcoming country with an interesting and diverse culture. It also has many specialist schools that are internationally renowned, such as fashion schools and business schools. As an international student, you will need to obtain a visa in order to study in France. For more information about this, take a look at our French Student Visas section.
Q. Can I study in France without knowing French?
A. It is possible to study in France without knowing French. Many French universities offer their courses in English as well as French. If your first language is not English, you will need to provide evidence of your language proficiency. Most French universities accept an IELTS or TOEFL certification.