Increasingly, Indian students are choosing France as a study abroad destination. With a high quality education, rich cultural heritage and beautiful landscapes, France is one of the most sought-after study abroad destinations. In fact, the number of Indian students enrolled in French universities tripled in the last three years.
The French government is actively promoting scholarships for Indian students. There are more than 500 scholarships offered annually. These include scholarships from the French government and other private and public partners.
French universities provide world-class education and a vibrant campus life. They also offer cosmopolitan culture and excellent healthcare facilities.
Students can find jobs at multinational organizations or local businesses. A national minimum hourly wage in France is 9.67 Euros. In addition, there is a strong tourism industry that makes up approximately 10% of the country’s GDP.
Universities in France offer a wide range of courses and subjects, including medicine and technology. Tuition fees vary depending on the specialisation. Typical annual tuition fees for medical degrees are Rs36,000 (EUR450), while for engineering degrees it is Rs50,000 (EUR620).
The French government has established a number of scholarships to help international students pay for their studies. These scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need. Scholarships are available for students in several fields of study, including medicine, engineering, business, arts and law.
The French Embassy in India also offers scholarships for Indian students. The scholarship awards total up to 12 crore rupees to 500 students.