Finding an Institution

The French Higher Education system is based on various type of institutions: public or private universities, grandes écoles, specialized schools... Public institutions are financed by the State, and have free or very small tuition fees, while private institutions have higher tuition fees.

  • You will find a comprehensive list of options to study in France on the Campus France website. You may also visit the portal of the French Embassy to the US.
  • The ONISEP website also offers an overview of the organization of higher education.
  • For practical information (housing, grants, etc) please visit this website.

Last modified on 02/08/2016

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