You want to study in France

Higher Education in France is very different in France and the US. The following explanations can help American students who wish to study in France.
  • Finding an Institution

    The French Higher Education system is based on various type of institutions: public or private universities, grandes écoles, specialized schools... Public institutions are financed by the State, and have free or very (...)

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  • Choosing a program

    European universities have adopted the LMD system, which allows them to deliver the same diplomas.
    the Licence is validated when the student gets 180 ECTS credits.
    the Master recherche or the Master (...)

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  • Enrolling in French Higher Education

    Please refer to the following table to find the procedure according to your situation.
    If you are a citizenship of France or any European country:
    > to enroll in first year of Licence, in a BTS, in a classe (...)

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  • Practical information

    For information regarding scholarships, accomodation and student life in France, please visit this website or Campus France.
    Regarding visas: For more information about the administrative process, please visit (...)

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