Studying in France

Home » Welcome to France » Guide by Country » Studying in France

France is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, but it’s also an ideal place to study.

With more than 365,000 international students in 2021 (source: Campus France 2021), France is without a doubt one of the most popular destinations for international students.

In addition to the obvious gain in cultural perspective that a trip to France provides, thanks to easier access to cultural sites for students under the age of 26, the student experience is very rich on an educational and social level.

France has a tradition of high-quality education and is ranked 10th best country for its level of education by Times Higher Education in 2021. To name just a few of the countless advantages of coming to France for your higher education, an international study experience will always give you a head start when it comes to furthering your career, especially abroad.

If you weren’t already convinced, 9 out of 10 international students recommend France as a study destination (Baromètre Campus France, 2013). Read what our international students have to say.

So why not imagine immersing yourself in the culture of a new land and its traditions. Seize the opportunity for a new challenge by learning a new language and a thriving student life.

Education in France offers the experience of a lifetime, including a great multicultural adventure for foreign students with countless benefits and a simplified visa application procedure, the dream is within reach. Interested in French culture?

See our section on Successful study in France in our Welcome Guide.

Now that you’ve chosen your next destination, you can also take a look at our schools in France. As you prepare to embark on this exciting new adventure, you don’t want to overlook the opportunities available to you when applying to higher education institutions.

OMNES Education, founded in Bordeaux in 1975, today offers more than 400 programs open to international students among its 13 schools, in the following fields from Bachelor, MSc to DBA level: Business & Management, Engineering, Marketing, Communication & Design, Sport, Finance, Political Science and International Relations, and HR-Health.

Updated 20 January 2024