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 : [email protected] 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 Scholarship (spring session) offered by the Embassy of France in India for students, who might be interested in doing an exchange semester in France. The students need to submit their applications no later than Monday, November 5th 2018.
This scholarship designed for exchange students from all the streams and fields of study, enrolled in an Indian institution, for a period of one to four months (duration of an academic semester) at the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree level. The Charpak Exchange Program offers Charpak AME Scholarship (Allocation Mensuelle d’Entretien) with the following benefits to scholarship awardees based on merit: :
– Living allowance of 615 euros
– Medical insurance coverage (approx. 300 euros / academic year)
– Student visa fee waiver (16,500 INR approx.)
– Assistance to find affordable student accommodation
For further details related to the scholarship and its application process, I request you to kindly visit: http://www.inde.campusfrance.org/en/page/charpak-exchange-program-spring-session-0
3) Amba Dalmia Scholarship
The Franco Indian Education Trust is inviting applications for the second edition of Amba Dalmia scholarship program for the academic year 2019-2020.
The scholarship is designed for Indian women applicants who wish to pursue a short term or long term programme in the field of Music, Sports, Theatre, Cinema, Gastronomy, Arts, Sculpture, Ballet, Painting and Photography in France.
The awardees will be provided a monthly allowance to cover living expenses; visa and campus France fee waiver. The allowance will vary according to the duration and type of the programme of study (short term, long term, training, internship etc.) and city/region in France. The scholarship does not cover any other expenses such as flight tickets, accommodation, insurance and travel related costs.
The interested candidates can submit their online application on https://scholarship.ifindia.in/scholarship/ by Friday, 31st May 2019.
For further information, please refer to https://www.inde.campusfrance.org/amba-dalmia-scholarship-program
The scholarship is named after late Amba Dalmia, daughter of Dr. Gun Nidhi Dalmia of Dalmia-Jain group. The Amba Dalmia scholarship programme was established by Dr Gun Dalmia in the beginning of 2018. He has always been motivated to do something for young Indian girls and thus contributed a big financial support to establish the scholarship to encourage the young students to attend reputable and distinguished institutions in France. 4 candidates benefitted from the scholarship program in the year 2018. They are currently pursuing higher studies in acting, hospitality and gastronomy and are enrolled in the following French institutions: France École Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie, Institut Paul Bocuse, École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq and École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle.
4) UGAM Legrand scholarship
The Franco Indian Education Trust is inviting applications for the second edition of UGAM Legrand scholarship program for the academic year 2019-2020.
The scholarship is designed for Indian students to pursue a master’s programme in France in the field of Management, Science and Engineering. Students with an annual family income that is below 10 lakhs and children of martyred armed forces personnel are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
The scholar(s) will be provided tuition fee waiver up to 10,000 euros; visa and campus France fee waiver. The scholarship does not cover any other expenses, such as return flight tickets, accommodation, insurance and travel related costs.
The interested candidates can submit their online application on https://scholarship.ifindia.in/scholarship/ by Friday May 03, 2019.
For further details, visit www.inde.campusfrance.org/ugam-legrand-scholarship-program
For more information, please contact:
Mrs. Vasudha MURALIKRISHNAN
Email: [email protected]