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    Visa Information Tool


    Destination:

    France

    Visa:

    Study



    France Student Visa

    After applying for a France student visa, International students can choose from more than 3,500 french institutions of higher education.

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      France has one of the most prestigious educational systems in the world, Whether you are an individual seeking undergraduate studies, postgraduate schooling or something else, an amazing education can easily be found in the country. No matters what region that you go to there are numerous universities and educational institutions offering world-class education for people far and wide. There is a reason that so many people choose to come to France to receive their education and when it is the best education that you require, it is well worth your time to look at the colleges and universities that are available throughout the country.

      France has more than 3,500 institutions of higher education, including the following:

      • 77 public universities, offering degrees in all disciplines and serving as the primary academic research centers
      • A parallel system of Grandes Ecoles offering  scientific, business, art and other specific programs, which offer 5-year diplomas which are equivalent to a Masters degree
      • Schools of architecture
      • More than 3,000 specialized schools offering degrees in a wide variety of subjects, including hotel management, culinary arts, tourism, and social work.

      "Learn about the requirements for studying in France, such as how much does France study visa costs? What documents will you be needing for applying for a study visa? Etc"

      Tuition fees for studying in France

       Types of Programs  Fees 
       Bachelor’s (Licence) programs  170 euros
       Master’s programs  243 euros
       Engineering courses  601 euros
       Doctorate (Ph.D.) programs.  380 euros


      However, all other international students will now be charged higher amounts for bachelor's and Master's degrees. As shown below:

        Types of Programs

       Fees 

        Bachelor’s (Licence) programs

       2,770  euros

        Master’s programs

       3,770 euros

        Doctorate (Ph.D.) programs.

       380 euros


      Living costs in France

       EXPENSES

       U.S. $

       Rent

       $800 to $1,200

       Electricity

       $48

       Groceries (incl. wine)

       $600

       Landline rental fee (excluding call costs)

       $21

       Gas for heating/stove

       $59

       Internet

       $32

       Transportation (car maintenance plus   diesel/petrol)

       $175

       Cellphone plan (excl. phone handset itself)

       $20


       Regular purchases of coffee/croissants/baguettes

       $80

       Ticket for the movies

       $19

       Health insurance top up (hospital-only plan)

       $29

       Lunch for two with wine five times a month

       $200

       Monthly Total

       $2,083 to $2,483


      France student visa process

      Go to the visavendor.com. Here you will have to:

      • Fill in the Assessment form
      • Receive our email
      • You will have to pay the refundable visa service fee that Visa Vendor charges
      • After your payment, you will be given credentials of your portal
      • You will attach all your important documents that are mentioned in the checklist above
      • Your application will be finalized 
      • Once your application is completed, it will be sent to the embassy to get processed

      France student visa processing time

      The Campus France process takes at least three weeks and the Consulate process takes a minimum of two weeks. The application process can begin no sooner than 90 days before the departure date. It is strongly recommended that students begin the process at the earliest possible time in the event of unforeseeable delays.

      France Study Visa Fees

       Visa type

       Fees in euro 

       Fees in dollars

       Student visa

       50

       55.60

      France Student Visa Requirements

      • Fill in the France visa application form completely with sincerity
      • 2 photos attached, in passport format, a recent whole-face captured with white background
      • Passport and copies of your previous visas
      • Copy of your return ticket booking
      • Travel visa insurance
      • A cover letter stating the purpose of a visit to France and itinerary
      • Flight ticket reservations
      • Proof of accommodation
      • Proof of civil status
      • Means of subsistence
      Moreover, for student visa purposes, you will be needing some additional documents:
      • An enrolment certificate allowing attendance of courses
      • Certificate of completion or courses attended
      • Financial sustenance

      List of Countries whose students don't need a visa to study in France

      Albania 

      Andorra

      Antigua and Barbuda
       
      Argentina

      Australia

      Bahamas

      Barbados

      Bosnia 

       Herzegovina
       
      Brazil
       
      Brunei

      Canada

       

      Costa Rica 

      Dominica 

      El Salvador 

      Georgia 

      Malaysia 

      Marshall Islands 

      Mauritius 

      Mexico

      Micronesia 

      United States of America 

      Uruguay 

      Vanuatu 

      Venezuela

       

       

      Palau 

      Panama

      Grenada 

      Guatemala 

      Holy See (Vatican City State) 

      Honduras 

      Hong Kong  

      Israel 

      Japan 

      Kiribati 

      Macao 

      Chile 

      Columbia

       

       

      Paraguay 

      Peru 

      Saint Kitts and Nevis 

      Saint Lucia 

      Saint Vincent 

      Samoa 

      Serbia 

      Seychelles 

      Singapore 

      Solomon Islands 

      South Korea 

      Taiwan

       

       

      New Zealand 

      Nicaragua 

      North Macedonia 

      Moldova

      Monaco

      Montenegro 

      Nauru 

      Timor Leste 

      Tonga

      Trinidad and Tobago
       
      Tuvalu 

      Ukraine

      United Arab Emirates


      Best Universities in France according to International Rankings

      Paris Sciences et Letters Research University
      Ecole Polytechnique
      Sorbonne University
      University of Paris
      Télécom Paris
      École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
      Paris-Sud University
      École des Ponts ParisTech
      Aix-Marseille University
      Grenoble Alpes University
      Montpellier University
      IMT Atlantique
      Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
      University of Bordeaux
      Centrale Nantes

       

       



      Visa Information Tool


      Destination:

      France

      Visa:

      Study