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Why Choose France?
Benefits of Studying in France
General Information About France
Cost of Studying
♣ Tuition fee:
Bachelor’s (Licence) programmes
8000 euros per year
10000 euros per year
Doctorate (PhD) programmes
7000 euros per year
Note that the values above refer only to public universities; the cost of tuition at private universities can be higher. They generally range from 3,000 to 20,000 euros per year
♣ Accommodation cost:
Student halls of residence
Rent/share an apartment
400 and 700 EUR/month
live with your partner and/or child(ren)
700 to 1,000 EUR/month
♣ Food Cost – 250-350 EUR/month
♣ Transportation cost
- Bus, metro or tram is usually between 30 – 75 EUR/month.
- Taxis are averagely 7 – 10 EUR for a short journey.
- You can also use the TGV to visit other cities in France for around 30 EUR a trip
♣ Extra cost
- Health insurance costs 20 – 50 EUR/month.
- Books or other learning materials average at 50 EUR/month.
- If you purchase an international youth travel card, you can get major discounts to visit sights around France.
Study in France
The way in which you apply will depend on your previous qualifications and where you are applying. Contact the establishment(s) you’re thinking about attending for guidance on the correct procedure to follow. Once accepted by a French institution, you’ll need to apply for a visa, which also includes a residence permit, called the VLS-TS. This is valid for a year at a time. In order to obtain this visa you will need to the following:
- International passport.
- Proof of your previous qualifications
- A police certificate attesting to your lack of a serious criminal record.
- Proof you can speak French to an appropriate level (if your course is taught in French).
- Proof you have sufficient financial means.
- Proof that you’ve been accepted to study at a French university.