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Best France Education Consultants in Pune & Kolhapur.

France is one of the most sought-after study-abroad destinations, inviting abundant number of students every year from all over the world. Study in France for Indian students leads them towards good career opportunities internationally, after graduation. France is better known for its high level of technological development, culture and reputation in the education system, which attracts number of young aspirants every academic year. The French government very often provides students as well as international students with some financial help for accommodation up to about one third for successful students. For students lacking proficiency in French, it is usually taught as a subject in their curriculum during their study in France. France is perhaps one of the most traditionally rich countries in Europe with a rich flavor of art and tradition. In the Information Technology sector, France ranks second in Europe and fourth in the world. France is in the forefront of technological progress in several fields.

France offers amazing career prospects to international students. Top-class universities with world's leading academicians, generous scholarships, good industry-academia connect and plenty of job opportunities after graduation attract many Indian students to study in France.

France is the right choice for those who are looking for courses in Luxury and Brand Management, Hospitality, Business, Fashion and Cookery. The institutions in France offer academic, professional and technical degree programs in all disciplines at affordable tuition fees. Possibility of completing a Masters in 1 year and Bachelors in 3 years makes France a preferable choice. English taught courses, the possibility of admissions without IELTS, internships in multinational companies and access to visit all the Schengen countries on a student visa are the advantages of pursuing higher education in France.

Top Courses in France

France is a country that many people choose for their education because it is literally world class. Education is a serious matter in France, as it should be, and those who wants to study abroad in France can always count on getting the very best education possible.

Nuclear, Space and Aviation teaching in France is very popular. Other industries in which France excels includes Teaching, Languages, Art, History, Medicine and Law.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher, France is definitely the country that can make your dreams come true. Of course, you need to be sure that you are going to stay in the country or already live there if you plan to earn such a degree as it cannot be taken out of the country and used to teach. There are many different French language courses being taught, but you can also learn German, Italian, Spanish and English in the country as well.

France is a country that excels in Law degrees; however, this is another area that is best left for the locals (e.g. England and Wales and France have completely different legal systems (common law and civil law respectively). Those who are interested in learning International Law will find the many different courses in France to be of the highest degree. Economics courses in France are very popular for both local and international students.

Another excellent choice for abroad study in France is Science. As France is so high on their standards of learning, the Science programs offered at the various colleges and universities are often difficult and designed for those who truly want to earn their degree in the field. Popular courses to study in France for Indian students include:

  • Medicine

  • Geography

  • Pharmacology

  • Art History

  • Linguistics

  • Sociology

  • European and Mediterranean Cultures

  • Communication technology

  • Information Technology

  • French Studies

  • International Business Administration

  • Film Studies

  • Global Communications

  • Finance

  • International Finance

  • Literary Studies

  • Creative Arts

  • Psychology

  • International Economics

  • International and Comparative Politics

All the applicants must submit certified true copies of relevant documents along with the application form. As study in France consultants, we ask students to bring originals to Edwise offices also.

The school which you have applied to will decide on the recognition of your academic background at which level you can qualify to enter.

If the application is successful, you will receive a conditional/confirmation offer letter from them which can be used for a long stay student resident visa.

You need to complete Registration and pay the first instalment fees and send it to the School. The School will send you details on how to apply for accommodation later on.

Study in France for Indian students requires them to take an appointment with the French embassy for a visa interview and to verify the financial documents along with the visa documents at the Embassy of France or the consulates in Mumbai.

Applicants must complete the online procedure.

After considering the complete application, approval is given by the French Embassy within 48 hrs. After the visa approval the student can book their tickets.

The major intake to study in France is September and February

Entry Requirements for Masters:

MBA: A good Bachelor's degree, 2 to 3-year work experience, GMAT

Master: Good Bachelor

English Requirement + Eligibility:

IELTS with score of band 6 is mandatory to study in France.

Top Colleges and Universities

Technical institutes– that imparts education in vocational subjects. Some of the top universities are as follows:

  • University of Paris 11
  • University of Strasbourg
  • Paris Tech
  • American University of Paris
  • Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
  • Louis Pasteur University Strasbourg I
  • Artois University
  • Blaise Pascal University
  • Cergy-Pontoise University

France has a very simple procedure of Visa. Study in France for Indian students requires of them to submit their visa documents through an online application for Visa with Campus France.

An interview will be conducted by Campus France and the documents will be submitted to the consulate, upon which students receive their visa.


a. How many days prior should a student apply for the student visa

As study in France consultants, we recommend that visa appointments at a French consulate must take place no more than 90 days before your departure to France.

Document Checklist

Documents consists of 3 sets:-


Passport copy Complete the Campus France application procedures (in the PASTEL system) before starting the visa application procedures on their website www.campusfrance.org . Request a student visa at your assigned French consulate. Go to the consulate for a visa interview. Your appointment at the consulate should take place at least two weeks before your planned date of departure for France.


Proof of your Resources for the tuition fees and living expenses for the period of your stay during your study in France.


Copies of your Degrees, Diplomas/Certificates attested and notarised.

Visa Application Fee

Deposit Rs. 8,500/- (in favour of INSTITUT FRANCAIS EN INDE, at a BNP PARIBAS branch) by filling a deposit slip available in the bank.

Processing time

As study in France consultants we usually see that it takes at least five to seven business days for a visa to be granted – or longer, depending on the situation.

English Ability Requirements

IELTS score of 6.0 bands is required for taking an admission in any of the French institutions. Most institutes are comfortable with the level of English and do not necessarily ask for a TOEFL or IELTS (some exceptions exist, especially if they cannot ascertain the level of linguistic competence of the student in a telephonic interview)

Working In France During Your Studies:

Study in France for Indian students entitles them to work part time for up to 20 hours a week, off campus. In France there is a guaranteed minimum salary which is € 9.61 gross per hour.

Working in France after your studies:

Students who have earned at least a Master's Degree or the equivalent may apply for a one-time (non-renewable) temporary residency authorization (APS, authorisation provisoire de séjour) which is valid for 12 months beyond the date of expiration of the student's residency permit. The authorization enables the student to work at any job up to the limit of 60% of the official work week (that is, just over half-time employment).

Students who obtain a job related to their academic program at a rate of compensation equal to at least 1.5 times the national minimum wage, may enter full-time employment by filing a request for change of status (from student to employee) at their prefecture.

At the end of your studies, you can also be recruited by a company even if you are not an EU national.

Upon completion of education in France for Indian students, if they aim to come back to India and start their own career here, then their French degree will allow them to avail a circulation visa to France and Europe for 5 years, which will be extended throughout their life.