France has been one of many major study destination in Europe and is well known for its high life quality, also one of the founding countries of the European Union. France raises up a distinct set of associations in our collective imagination. From the urbane sophistication and history of its cities, to its legendary food and wine, to the spectacular scenery – think rugged mountains and verdant forests, golden beaches and azure seas, rolling pastures and mighty rivers – everyone has their own idealized conception of France. This is reflected in its status as the world’s most popular tourist destination, according to the United Nations World Tourist Organization.
France is also the most popular tourist destination in the world. There are many reasons why so many people enjoy visiting the diverse country, including the natural beauty, the amazing climate, outdoor recreational activities such as golf courses, art museums and galleries and so much more. Along with these things, France is enjoyed and well-known for its cuisine and wines. It is easy to say that French people love to cook and love their food. Meals in France are joyous, long events with families drawn close together for conversation. The typical French meal offers three to four courses which includes cheese before dessert. All meals are accompanied by freshly baked breads and wine.
Study in France, you can choose to study your bachelor's ("Licence"), masters or PhD ("Doctorat") degree, or participate in a summer course program, as the French educational system is designed to provide students with a wide range of study opportunities. You may consider to enroll in the university, if you opt to have more theoretical education, or if you prefer to have a degree with a vocational approach, you may want to consider Grandes Écoles or University Institutes of Technology. The French degrees awarded are based on the European system of Bachelor, Master, and PhD, expressed in credits as defined by the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
There are few countries which concentrate to invest much in research and education and France is one among few. The academic and education standard in France are considered very high, with a total of 41 French universities included in the QS World University Rankings 2015-2016; 27 French institutions are counted among the top universities in the world based on Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2016-2017. In addition, France is a popular study destination for international students with many renowned well developed research facilities and over 800 English-taught courses.
Students who studied in France were generally happy with the international reputation of their universities and the generally high academic standards. Universities in France provide good opportunities to conduct research in modern facilities and offer a wide range of study subjects. Most classes are conducted in French, but there exists a good amount of courses taught in English. International students were happy with the opportunity to advance their French language skills through rewarding social interactions. The government of France also offers various scholarship programs for international students to study in France such as BGF (Bourse du Gouvernement Français) and Eiffel scholarship.