To study abroad in the land of franks or as they say France? Is this what you are prepping for? Then let us show you through the lens of our ‘studyioscope’ to finally stamp on your decision to study in France.
Being one of the largest countries in Europe, France shares its borders with not one or two but six countries of Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and Spain with a proud tagline of being held as ‘the gateway to Europe’. Not only is France a popular tourist getaway but amalgamating the country’s natural beauty, climate and museums gives you a fantastically artistic center for your higher studies abroad!
Being rich in their cultural history and diversity, French are also the proud inventors of the metric system along with numerous other scientific, technological inventions and discoveries. The forever young taste for fashion and clothing and their language fast becoming the number one spoken language in Europe by 2025 leaves no stone unturned to consider France as our next best study option.
It is almost a tradition in the country from as far back as 800 years, when La Sorbonne, the first French university was established to heartily welcome students from across the globe in varying disciplines of law, medicine, theology and many more.
Now all of this French connection must have spiced up your interest in going to study in France. So let’s take a look at the reasons why studying abroad in France is one of the best decisions that you will make in your academic pursuits which is the student to staff ratio in the universities. It can be as small as 4.8 to 8.7 depending on the study course and the university. This ratio highlights the immense personal attention and teacher involvement that you as a student require to learn and excel. Be it the technology, administration, arts faculties or the social sciences, France is an excellent study opportunity for students from over 132 countries all over the world.
There are many top notch universities and schools in France well known for their academic curriculum as being unconventionally unique and different from where you hail from. French Education system is generally regarded of high standard with no compromise on the consistency of your studies.
There are numerous scholarship opportunities available while you study in France, world’s fifth largest economy. Various scholarship programs are available for funding your studies in France which depends widely on your outstanding academic achievements and the course profile that you opt for in your higher studies.
The average cost of studying in France which actually depends over the program and the University of your choosing. The private universities may charge amounts 1500-6000 EUR annually with business schools charging a tuition fee of about 4500-7000 EUR per year.
Not only does France provide excellent study programs in the world but the state is also generous in supporting the students with the cost of living of approximately 500 EUR/month regardless of your nationality.
France truly proves to be the center for ‘study with fun’ as not only the country provides over 2000 cinemas spread throughout but exotic wine, museums, sports and not to forget its rich cultural diversity that is truly going to give you a new outlook to see your own culture with!
Studying in France will not only refine you academically but will also bring out the more interesting side of yours gifting you with lifelong friendships and load of memories that will truly make your stay in French universities as a student truly special.
The Bottom line is why wait and ponder when you can study that Frank way?
Alisha Alden, a professional writer based in India, is presently working with one of India’s largest overseas education consultants focusing on studying in France – The Chopras.