Applying to university in France is a huge topic for many international school counsellors.
There are two big reasons for this: firstly, it really is a tricky system, so students naturally have a lot of questions. But more importantly, it’s a popular, welcoming and celebrated destination for higher education, meaning many students are looking into studying there!
With over 3,500 public and private higher education institutions, France boasts an astounding array of degree programmes. And for students with specific interests and plans, its specialist institutions and selective grandes écoles are particularly appealing.
Of course, all these different programmes and institutions come with different application processes and requirements. Then there are the stark differences between how EU and non-EU students apply.
So to make sure you can support students who are keen to explore their French futures, read on to learn how international students can apply to universities in France.