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Why choose France as your Study Abroad Destination?

Sep 23, 2020

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France is known for its rich history, beautiful sights and sophisticated way of life across the world. With authentic cuisine and romantic places to explore, France is completely ‘touristy’. 

Having said all this have you ever considered to study in France?

Despite the amazing things that make up France’s joie de vivre – joy of living; is studying and living in France a good idea? 

Before you brush off this tourist destination for Higher Studies Abroad read on to know why France is considered one among the Best Studies Abroad Destinations. 

Let’s take a deeper dive into what makes studying abroad in France the best choice.

France as a Study Abroad Destination  

France is the World’s Fourth-Largest Study Abroad Destination preferred by International Students 

  • It is also one of the Leading Non-English-Speaking Studies Abroad Destination
  • 41 French universities are featured in the QS World University Rankings 2021 
  • Top 2 Institutions - Ecole Normale Supérieure and Ecole Polytechnique hold the 23rd and 40th position in the QS World University Rankings 2021 respectively 
  • A country offering Educational Programs that match your academic background 
  • More than 1500 English Taught French Programmes 
  • 64 Nobel Laureates and 15 Field Medals in Research and Innovation 
  • Combination of Theory and Practice Programmes with the use of Professional Tools in real-world settings 
  • Indian students eligible for 500+ French Scholarships 
  • A degree from France will open the doors of 570 French Companies operating in India 
  • Study in France  gives an opportunity to learn French 
  • the official language of over 30 countries across 5 continents Going forward let us specifically understand the benefits of studying in France. 

Affordable Education 

You would be surprised to know that compared to other popular study destinations such as the UK and the USA the cost of higher education in France is quite reasonable. The Bachelor’s course fee approximately ranges from €9,000 to €12,000 per year which comes upto 7 Lakhs to 10 Lakhs INR. Similarly, for Master’s course fee approximately ranges from €9,000 to €15,000 per year which comes upto 7 Lakhs to 12 Lakhs INR. 

Umpteen Universities & Programs: 

France offers a ton of academic routes to pursue quality education with a list of 3500 [Universities in France for international students]( with umpteen programs throughout the country. To combine Music with International Business or to combine Biology with Fine Cooking is possible only in France. In the country with the world’s largest economy, a great reputation for quality education and competitive outlook is gained by the French Business Schools. Subjects like Humanities and Arts are taught widely at the French Institutes. 

Research at Higher Education Level: 

For quite some time, the French have been killing it in the innovation world as they are truly passionate about it. France has been changing the way the world works since the day one with innovation starting from science and engineering feats to lifestyles. This passion has caused the French Government to invest heavily in research at the higher education level proving the consistent performance at global university rankings list. 

Few more Advantages of Pursuing a Degree from France: 



For admission process IELTS/TOEFL score is not compulsory although having it will have a positive impact on the visa outcome. 

Free French Language Courses 

Government Organizations provide free French classes. 


‘Long Stay Visa’ is granted to all with a plus point of the liberty to visit any of the other Schengen countries as a visitor. 

Post Study Work Visa 

Students are eligible for 2 years of Post-Study Work Visa on completion of a Master’s course. 

Subsidized Accommodation by Government 

All students can apply for 30% to 50% of the accommodation rent subsidy from the French Government. 

Part Time Jobs 

Students can work upto 964 hours per year with €10 to €12 earnings per hour. After knowing so much about France and its extravagant higher education prospects, you would be surely inclined towards studying in France. You can attend our free online counselling for study abroad and gain complete insight about the application process for France. 

Do contact KC’s Europe Admission Experts for further details.

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