International students consider France a good place for an international study experience. This is supported by the results of the Study Portals International Student Satisfaction Awards 2014. Almost 7,000 students commented on their experiencing of studying abroad on the world’s largest database of international student experiences, STeXX.eu. A total of 329 reviewers gave 787 comments about what it was like to study in France. Overall, France received an average rating of 8.3 out of 10, which is significantly higher than its score in 2013.
The country “France” offers a great multicultural study experience, bringing together cultures from all over the world. Students appreciate the beautiful, developed cities and the great variety of social life available. Impressions about French culture and city life were overall more positive than the European average. Even the smaller cities offered opportunities for fun student activities.
Cost of Studying in France
The average cost of attending a French institution is 186 EUR for first year degrees and 255 EUR for a master’s degree. These figures are accurate for the 2012-2013 school year. Again the actual amount of tuition cost will vary according to the numerous factors that we’ve already discussed. These costs are far less than what is found at many other universities and colleges around the world, all for one of the best educations in the world.
Cost of Living/food in France
It is estimated that you will need around 430 EUR per month to survive while you attend college in the country, but this is a low figure and it never hurts to have a little more. All of the things that we’ve talked about above do not include that many things that will be needed while you study, such as clothing, entertainment, school testing fees, etc. So, having more than what is recommended will ensure that your college days in France are spent far more enjoyably.
Other benefits that make it plausible to attend college in France include the costs of living in the country. It is far more affordable to survive in France than a country such as the United States. Costs are exponentially less for almost everything, whether it is housing, food or even entertainment.
The average costs of popular items in the country:
- Restaurant Meal 10 EUR
- McDonalds Combo Meal 6.50 EUR
- Cappuccino 3 EUR
- Coke/Pepsi 3.00 EUR
- Loaf of White Bread 3.00 EUR
- Milk, 1 litre 1.20 EUR
- Petrol 1.60 EUR per gallon
- Internet 30.00 to 50.00 EUR
Universities in France
- ESC Rennes School of Business
- University of Paris
- University of Strasbourg
- University of Nantes
- ESSEC Business School
- University of Angers
Students attending a France university are exposed to the amazing French culture in their daily student life. While studying, students can look forward to a wonderfully interactive environment that brings students together from across the globe. With the many different people from all around the world attending college in France, it is certainly a new experience that can provide you with a plethora of fun and adventure. It isn’t every day that we get the chance to come together with such a diverse group of people, so it is a time to learn and grow as a person while you learn so much.