STUDY IN

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Why study in France ?

Bonjour!
When you think of France what comes first to your mind? The Food, the culture, the wine, the music, the people, the language, Le Louvre or The Eiffel Tower.
Well, it’s obvious to think of any of these things or probably all of them when we think of France.
But Is France a great study destination for Indians? With 1200+ English programs, longest stay back and low fees, it certainly seems so!
Let’s explore more

  • Some of the important reasons to study in France:
  • Top ranked universities
  • Internationally accredited universities
  • 1200+ English programs with best international curriculum
  • Low cost of Education and an appealing destination for students worldwide
  • Up to 8 years of visa to Indians
  • Up to 6 years of visa to international students
  • More than 500 MNC’s 
  • Paris is the financial & fashion capital
  • Opportunity to learn a new language spoken by 300 million people
  • Young talent is valued in innovation and entrepreneurship sectors

with KALINGAEURO

KALINGAEURO assists you in Applications, Counselling, Admissions, Student visa, Accommodation, Scholarships & Application Fee waivers

However for information on French Education, lifestyle you may also visit your nearest Campus France, a national agency by Govt. of France.

For FT 100 Best schools including the top schools in France, KALINGAEURO offers you tailor made solutions

What to study in France ?

Degree Programs

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • MIM (Master in Management)
  • MS/MSc/MA (Master of Science/Arts)
  • BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
  • BS (Bachelor of Science)

Non Degree Programs

  • Online programs
  • Certificate programs
  • Summer school
  • Exchange programs

Subjects

  • General Management
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • International Marketing
  • Fashion, Luxury & Brands 
  • Cosmetics & Perfumes
  • Food & Wine 
  • Sports & Events
  • Engineering, Science

*There are several other programs but we have mentioned the most chosen programs by international students

TriviaL FACTS

Business education remains top priority of International students studying in France. MSc remains the most chosen degree program. MSc also known as Master of Science is a specialisation offered in various business subjects like International Business, Supply Chain, Fashion etc.

Where & when to study in France ?

Study Abroad, especially to Study in France can be quite challenging due to scarcity of information amongst Indian students. Since the concept of French Education/universities is new to many of us hence we would like to address this query in a simplistic manner as a specialized Educational Consultant

Example of India:

  • Top Business schools are known as IIMs
  • Top Technology schools are knows as IITs
  • There are several other top ranked universities as well both in public & private domain

France is no different

  • Grandes Ecoles: It means ‘Elite Schools’ in english. A concept brought by Napoleon, Grandes Ecoles are considered to be the elite schools in France and produces the presidents, Nobel laureates, industry leaders etc.
    Grandes Ecoles can be futher categorsied in Business, Engineering and other domains as well. There are more than 35 Grandes Ecoles for Business.
    Few of them being HEC, EMLYON, ESSEC, Audencia, SKEMA, TBS, KEDGE, RENNES School of Business, ESSCA etc.
  • Public Universities: There are several public schools which offer education in domains like Humanities, Science, Research, Economics etc. Many of them are among top ranked universities.

INTAKES

  • Spring Intake: Classes commence from January to March
  • Fall Intake: Classes commence in September, October

*Best time to apply: 6-8 months in advance

TriviaL FACTS

France has almost 25 Business Schools among the top 100 B Schools worldwide as per the latest Financial Times rankings. There are 13,000+ B schools globally, less than 1% are Triple Accredited. France has 15 such B Schools, 2nd highest in the world. IIM C is the only Indian B school

BEST FASHION SCHOOLS IN FRANCE

Istituto Marangoni

Istituto Marangoni
  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 12 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : January

IFM

IFM
  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 3 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : March

IFA Paris

IFA-Paris
  • Offered by schools & Edvisory
  • Benefits : Up to 20% waiver in tuition fees or application fee waivers
  • Deadline : Earlier the better

ESMOD

esmod
  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 12 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : January

LISAA

lissa
  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 3 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : March

Mod'art

modart
  • Offered by schools & Edvisory
  • Benefits : Up to 20% waiver in tuition fees or application fee waivers
  • Deadline : Earlier the better

BEST UNIVERSITIES IN FRANCE

École Normale Superieure, Paris

École Normale Superieure, Paris
  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 12 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : January

École Polytechnique

École Polytechnique
  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 3 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : March

Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Université Pierre et Marie Curie
  • Offered by schools & Edvisory
  • Benefits : Up to 20% waiver in tuition fees or application fee waivers
  • Deadline : Earlier the better

Sciences Po Paris

Sciences Po Paris
  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 12 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : January

Université Paris-Sud 11

Université Paris-Sud 11
  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 3 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : March

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Offered by schools & Edvisory
  • Benefits : Up to 20% waiver in tuition fees or application fee waivers
  • Deadline : Earlier the better

SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDY IN FRANCE

Eiffel Scholarship

  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 12 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : January

Charpak Scholarship

  • Offered by Govt. of France
  • Duration : 3 to 24 months
  • Benefits : Full or partial accommodation, services assistance
  • Deadline : March

Early Birds/Waivers

  • Offered by schools & Edvisory
  • Benefits : Up to 20% waiver in tuition fees or application fee waivers
  • Deadline : Earlier the better

VISA TO STUDY & WORK IN france

Long stay visa

  • Details: Student visa to Degree program
  • Duration: 1 year min.
  • When to apply: 90 days before the program
  • Where to apply: VFS of your country
  • Right to work: 20 hours/week

Job seeker visa

    • Details: Post education, visa to seek employment in France
    • Duration: 2 years (1+1) for Indian students
    • When to apply: 60 days before your graduation
    • Where to apply: Local prefecture(visa office) in France
    • Right to work: 20 hours/week (part time)

    *As soon as you find employment, you can convert it in work visa

Work Permit

  • Details: Work visa for those with valid full time employment
  • Duration: Up to 4 years, renewable
  • When to apply: As soon as you find a full time employment
  • Where to apply: Local prefecture(visa office) in France
  • Right to work: 35 hours/week

Business Visa

  • Details: Business visa for Indian students who studied Masters or PhD in France
  • Duration: 5 years
  • When to apply: As soon as you have a degree from France and you want to apply for a French tourist visa from India
  • Where to apply: VFS of your country
  • Right to work: Nil

Summer program (short stay)

  • Details: Student visa to short programs 1-2 months
  • Duration: Max 2 months depending on program length
  • When to apply: 90 days before the program
  • Where to apply: VFS of your country
  • Right to work: Nil

Exchange program (SS)

  • Details: Student visa for those going on exchange program
  • Duration: 3-6 months
  • When to apply: 90 days before the program
  • Where to apply: VFS of your country
  • Right to work: NA (Consult the nearest consulate)

Institutions we represent in France

Institut supérieur d`électronique de Paris (ISEP), Paris.
Albi Mines Engineering School
Burgundy School of Business, Dijon.
Catholic University of West, Angers.
College de Paris, Paris.
ECE Graduate School of Engineering, Paris.
EM Normandie, Paris.
EM Strasbourg Business School, Strasbourg.
EPITA Graduate school of Computer Science
ESC La Rochelle
ESC Pau Business School, Pau.
ESC Rennes School of Business, Rennes.
ESCE International Business School, Paris.
ESH Paris Hotel School, Paris.
Esigelec Graduate School of Engineering, Rouen.
European Business School – EBS, Paris.
France International Graduate School – FIGS, Paris & Lyon.
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Grenoble.
INP Toulouse Engineering School
INSEEC Business School, Chambery.
Institut supérieur du commerce de Paris – ISC, Paris.
ISEP Engineering School
Le Cordon Bleu, Paris.
NEOMA Business School, Rouen.
Novancia Business School, Paris.
Queen Mary University of London Institute in Paris.
SKEMA Business School
Sustainable Design School, Nice.
Telecom Business School, Evry.

KALINGAEURO Affirmation

Information provided on KALINGAEURO website is accurate and subject to public announcements by universities and the Governments.

Note: For the purpose of rankings, KALINGAEURO adheres to QS & Financial Times

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