France Study FAQs

  • The cost of studying in France can vary depending on your chosen program and location. On average, tuition fees for master’s programs start at around 8,000 Euros per annum. Additionally, the average cost of living in France ranges from 600 to 1,000 Euros per month, depending on your chosen city. 


Level of DegreeArea of StudyAverage Tuition fees
BachelorBusiness & Management5,00,000 to 8,00,000 INR
Fashion, Architecture & Arts5,00,000 to 8,00,000 INR
Photography & Filming10,00,000 to 15,00,000 INR
MasterBusiness & Management6,00,000 to 15,00,000 INR
Fashion, Architecture & Arts6,00,000 to 15,00,000 INR
Photography & Filming12,00,000 to 18,00,000 INR
Engineering Fields1,00,000 to 7,00,000 INR


The European education system allows for assessment based on your academic achievements. While having an IELTS score can strengthen your application, it is not mandatory. The key to gaining admission is often succeeding in the university and Campus France interviews. These interviews focus on your motivation to study and your language skills. For a comprehensive list of required documents, please refer to our checklist section.

France is an ideal destination for international students due to its rich culture, culinary heritage, architectural marvels, and thriving student life. Studying in France not only offers a quality education but also provides an opportunity to learn the French language and gain a multicultural perspective.

Yes, it is possible to secure permanent residency in France after completing your studies. If you’ve earned a master’s degree certified by RNCP or Grandes Écoles from a French school, you can apply for an APS visa, which is essentially a post-study job search visa. Once you find employment, you can convert this visa into a work permit. To learn more about post-study work and permanent residency options, please visit our France PR For Indian Students page.

No, it is not mandatory to be fluent in French to study in France. Many programs are offered in English to accommodate international students.

No, you can apply for programs in France without an IELTS score. Most top business schools and universities accept students based on the Medium of Instruction (MOI).

Scholarships can be applied for through Campus France. To explore available scholarships, please visit our Scholarships in France page.

The Grandes Écoles in France are prestigious higher education institutions outside the traditional public university system. They are highly selective and have a long history of producing influential graduates in both the public and private sectors.

Yes, it is entirely possible. Graduates with a certified master’s degree from an accredited French institution, such as RNCP or Grandes Écoles, can apply for an APS visa, which allows for a post-study job search. Once employed, this visa can be converted into a work permit. For more information on post-study work and permanent residency options, please visit our France PR For Indian Students page.

Accreditation ensures the quality of education provided by a specific study program or institution. Business schools that are accredited meet rigorous quality standards, ensuring that students receive a high-quality education. There are three major international business school accreditation associations: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.

  • Typically, good business schools have tuition fees ranging from 7,500 to 15,000 Euros per year, while public universities often have much lower fees, sometimes as low as 3,500 to 7,000 Euros per year. Please note that these costs are estimates and can vary depending on the program and institution.

Please note that the information provided here is accurate as of my last update in September 2021. It is advisable to verify the latest details from official sources and educational institutions before making any decisions regarding your study plans in France.

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