Choose your program
The French higher education system is composed of 2 types of degrees:
The French system offers a large number of schools with admission procedures that vary from one study institution to another.
International students may enter any level of study after their degree has been accepted by the institution they wish to enroll in.
French universities have study abroad programs in many countries.
Exchange Programs in American Universities
Several American universities offer degree programs in France for one year, one semester or one summer.
Go to your international studies office of your school for more information on these degree programs.
You can also find the list of all international programs for American students on the Institute of International Educationwebsite.
Language Programs in French Schools
French universities or private schools offer language programs for foreign students, from beginners to advanced French. You can also earn ECTS credits or education certificates with this training.
You can also find here the list of French language schools which offer French courses for foreign students.
France created in 2007 the Qualité Français Langue Etrangère label . It gives the public and advocates (linguistic coopération stakeholders, educationnal staff and managers, etc.) guarantees about those centres in France which provide high-quality french lessons and welcom services. The label is awarded by an interministerial commission (French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Ministry of Culture and Communication, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs). To find more about accredited centres and the Qualité Français Langue Etrangère label, go to www.qualitefle.fr
American International Schools in France
You can consult the Higher Education Directorywebsite to learn more about the American and international schools in France.