CampusFrance, an agency that operates under the aegis of the French ministries of Foreign Affairs, National Education, and Higher Education and Research, promotes higher education in France across the globe
In India, CampusFrance works under the guidance of the University Cooperation Section of the Embassy of France and in close cooperation with the network of the Alliance française. CampusFrance offices in India are situated in 11 cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune, all of which are located in the respective Alliance française premises.
France has a diversified network of more than 3,500 institutions for higher education , both public and private, and its internationally renowned research centers deliver top-notch educational programs. This network comprises 84 universities, 200 engineering schools, 200 schools of business and management, 120 public art schools, and 20 schools of architecture.
The Public Universities are more research oriented and are dedicated to Pure Sciences, Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Languages and Literature and in addition to these, more than 3,000 specialized schools and institutes provide instruction in specific sectors, such as social work, Economics, Law, paramedical functions, tourism, sports and physical education, fashion and design.
Courses are now offered in English to facilitate the entry of international students into France. Today, there are more than 1100 programs that are being taught in English.
The courses taught in French are also being promoted widely. The tuition fee for a French taught program is next to nil.
Higher education being a priority sector of the Embassy of France in India, scholarships are awarded to meritorious Indian students to pursue their higher education in France. French companies also come forward with substantial funding opportunities.
Apart from offering world class programs, France also extends an unparalleled cultural experience, an access to all of Europe, the opportunity to learn a foreign language that is major value addition in today’s global work force and the opportunity to do internships. You may like to note that a large number of programs, in various fields, are taught entirely in English.
A powerful search engine managed by Campus France provides information on more than 30,000 higher education courses. This user-friendly online catalog is continually updated and is available in English. For more information, please visit www.inde.campusfrance.org and click on «Find your program».
Candidates residing in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh can benefit from the services of the Campus France office in Hyderabad, which includes counseling on course options and choice of institution, guidance on admission procedures, follow-up, assistance with scholarship applications, housing, visa procedures, annual pre-departure orientations, admission tours etc.
Please contact : Hyderabad@india-campusfrance.org for any further queries.
Each year Campus France organizes career forums and exhibitions where colleges, universities and private schools from France present their respective establishments. This is an ideal opportunity for students and parents alike to meet the representatives directly.
Thus, Campus France is your gateway to higher education in France!
1) The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme
2) Charpak – Exchange Program Spring Session (January – May 2017)
For more information, please contact:
Mrs. Vasudha MURALIKRISHNAN