For more than 20 years, Campus France has been organizing events in France and abroad to highlight and promote French higher education. This year, Campus France India and the French Institute in India jointly organized events to connect Indian students with leading French institutes and universities through a multi-city educational tour. The Choose France Tour was organized in four cities, Kochi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi, from October 11 to 16.
“Choose France Tour 2022”
During the “Choose France Tour 2022”, Campus France organized a series of education fairs in India from October 11 to 16, 2022. Students from all over India interested in studying abroad had a fantastic opportunity learn more about their options for studying in France.
Choose France Tour offered Indian students, especially high school graduates, various prospects for pursuing higher education in France. Students had the chance to get first-hand information from representatives of 37 leading universities, colleges and colleges about the programs they can attend,
The students had a unique opportunity to have individual meetings with the schools. These individual meetings allowed them to share their CV and receive free advice directly from the schools to apply for next year! The Choose France Tour 2022 was also an opportunity for Indian and French educators and academics to explore potential collaborations.
Why study in France?
The representative presented many reasons for study in France at education fairs. Here are a few :
- French establishments are among the best ranked in the world.
- Commerce, management, engineering, hospitality and tourism, arts, social sciences, French language and public institutions; France has it all!
- To attract Indian students, the French are ready to teach English, which was unlikely a few years ago. More than 1700 programs taught in English in France. Students can choose to study in English or French, or both.
- More than 500 French scholarships are available for Indian students.
- France allows Indians to work after completing their higher education in France. Experts also said that more than 1000 companies are working in India, either French or in collaboration with a French company. It’s an impressive list with Airbus, Renault, Decathlon and L’Oreal to name a few. These companies will be inclined to hire students who have studied in France since they will culturally get along with them.
Universities in France
In France, there are more than 3,500 public and private higher education establishments, including 72 universities, 25 multi-institute campuses, 271 doctoral schools, 227 engineering schools, 220 business and management schools, 45 public higher education schools of art, 22 schools of architecture, and 3,000 private schools and institutes. Around 75% of international students pursuing higher education in France study at public universities. The language of instruction in over a thousand programs available to international students is English.
The Campus France education fair was very exciting, four days in 4 cities where more than 3000 Indian students met more than 35 French schools. Students left satisfied after learning more about studying in France and all that this country has to offer, including top-notch education and incredible privileges.