For the excellence of its education system: high level degrees acknowledged internationally, an exceptional network of about a hundred higher education centres and internationally acclaimed research centres are at your fingertips.
Every year, France dedicates about 20% of its national budget to education! This share represents about 10,000 Euros per student per year.
French higher education does not differentiate French students and international students. For the scientific, industrial and economic know-how: France is the starting point of major technologic and industrial successes: high speed train, microchips, the Ariane rocket, Airbus and more.
France is also the 4th global economy and owns global industrial groups: Renault, Michelin, l’Oréal, Total, Orange, Carrefour, and more. And let’s not forget the SMEs.
- For the quality of life, with for instance: an efficient public transport network, a modern and affordable health scheme, a peaceful and safe everyday life.
- For the culture and way of living, thanks to cultural heritage among the most prestigious of the world and a dynamic cultural life: festivals, theatre, fashion, gastronomy. Every year, France produces about 120-150 movies. Paris has the biggest concentration of cinemas in the world.
- For the language: French is the official language of about 200 million people and is the only language (with English) spoken on the 5 continents. Speaking French provides privileged access to more than 47 countries in the world