French Education is one of the finest Education system in the world. There are more than 3500 public and private institutes of Higher Education in France. France education includes 2.5 million students and out of it 12% are from abroad. There are different types of courses available for the International Students whether they speak French or not. In French Universities, trainers and researchers provide two types of classes to the learners which are lectures and practical work. There are two methods by which students are tested which are ongoing assessment and exams twice a year, at the end of semester. Most striking feature of French higher education, compared with other nations is small size of the classrooms. In addition to this, huge share is of the scientific research which is carried out by establishments such as CNRS OR INSERM. There are 3 types of University degrees in France like License (l1, l2, l3) is an undergraduate degree of 6 semesters which is equivalent to 3 years. Master’s (M1, M2) is a graduate degree of 2 years (a total of 5 year’s study). A doctorate is granted after a period of study, lasting 16 semesters (3 years, or a total of 8 year’s study). Every license and master’s is defined according to the field of study.
Acquiring education in France gives you the option to learn the language skills and gain cultural perspective. French Colleges and Universities has an old tradition of providing excellent academic outputs. International Students enjoy innovative teaching techniques which are contemporary and pragmatic. For International Students Colleges and Universities provide French language classes during the vacations. The experience that you will gain in France, will give your curriculum vitae a competitive edge. Studying in another country can add value to your academic credentials and can give you better employment opportunities in future.
Following are some of the benefits of studying in France:-
If course of study exceeds 3 months then a student have to apply for long-stay visa. This kind of visa lasts for the duration of your study in France i.e 3 years for Bachelors, 2 years for Masters and 4 years for Ph.D. Long-stay visa acts as a residence permit and is refer as VLT-TS. There are multiple range of courses in which France has invested to a great extent. There are several fields which hold great advantage like Economics, Pharmacology, Sociology, Business and Linguistic. Education in France is flexible and suitable for every field of study.
Students need to provide two sets of application photocopies consisting of following documents:-
To be eligible for French study visa, a student must have acceptance letter of their selected field of study. Applying at French College or University is almost the same as applying for any other nation. It is prominent for International Students to recognize certain things before applying a visa. After completion of the form, a student is ready to study at French College or University.
Following steps must be taken into account while applying:-
An International Student from outside Europe Union can work for maximum of 964 hours annually if College or University of student does not have any objection. International Students get some working hours to work in France and the minimum hourly wage rate is Euros 7.67 per hour. The working schedule is divided into 2 parts like maximum of 670 hours in the period between 1st September and 30th June (part- time) and Up to 300 hours between 1st July and 31st August. By this, students can earn enough to cut off their daily expenses.
There are several kinds of jobs available for students like:-
Skema Business School
Lille, Paris, Sophia Antipolis
Ferrandi Paris (Culinary & Hospitality Management School)