French Institute in India will conduct education fairs across India from 8 to 15 October 2023. These would highlight higher education opportunities in France for Indian students.
Education fair ‘Choose France Tour 2023’ would start on 8 October 2023 in Chennai. After this, the education fair highlighting higher education opportunities in France will take place in Kolkata on 11 October 2023, say sources from French Institute in India.
Choose France Tour 2023 will take place in Delhi and Mumbai on 13 and 15 October 2023 respectively.
These fairs are being organized by French Institute in India, the educational, cultural, and scientific wing of the Embassy of France in India, in collaboration with Campus France, the French government sector that provides support and counselling to international students seeking to pursue higher studies in the country.
Students will be able to receive free counselling sessions from the campus France staff and information regarding scholarships, visa opportunities and student life in France, say sources from French Institute in India.
Students will have a chance to get first-hand information from representatives of 48 leading universities, Grandes Ecoles, and colleges about the programmes they can attend, say sources from French Institute in India.
These programmes span a wide range of fields, including management, engineering, hospitality, humanities, arts, architecture, and design.
The Choose France Tour 2023 will also be an opportunity for Indian and French educators and academicians to explore potential collaboration, say sources from French Institute in India.
Students will be able to receive free counselling sessions from the campus France staff and information regarding scholarships, visa opportunities and student life in France.
The Alliance Française, too, will participate to give crucial information and guidance to young students about the relevance of learning the French language, both in France and India, say sources from French Institute in India.
Elaborating on France’s measures to boost student mobility from India, Mr Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens, Country Director of L’Institut Français en Inde (French Institute in India) said France and India have an agreement for the Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications, which eases admissions in each other’s institutions.
In addition to boosting student exchanges, the fairs will help Indian students explore practical ways for seeking job opportunities in France after graduating there, said Country Director of French Institute in India.
France, celebrated as a hub of cultural, academic, and scientific excellence, is unsurprisingly one of the world’s leading destinations for overseas education, say sources from French Institute in India.
The French government has launched a series of strategic initiatives to attract young Indian scholars to France for their higher education.
These measures, though not exhaustive, include significant tuition subsidies at public universities, robust support systems such as housing assistance and social benefits, enticing scholarship offers, and an expansive selection of over 1,600 programmes delivered entirely in English, say sources from French Institute in India.
Well-known educational institutions from France will be taking in this Choose France Tour 2023. These institutions are from management, engineering, art and design and hospitality segments. Details are mentioned below:
Management and Business: Burgundy School of Business, EM Strasbourg Business School, ESSEC Business School, TBS Education, Grenoble Ecole De Management, EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL, ESSCA School of Management, EXCELIA, KEDGE Business School, South Champagne Business School – Y SCHOOLS, ESDES – Business school of University Catholic of Lyon, IESEG School of Management, EM Normandie Business School, ICD Business School, Institut Mines-Télécom Business School, Montpellier Business School, NEOMA Business School, ICN Business School, Skema Business School, ESCE, EM Lyon, Audencia Business School
Engineering: IMT ATLANTIQUE, CENTRALE NANTES, JUNIA HEI, ISEN Grande école d’ingénieurs, IPSA – Graduate School of Engineering specialized in Air, Space and Sustainable Mobility, IMT Nord Europe, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, INSA TOULOUSE, ISEP, EURECOM, Centrale Méditerranée, ESTP – École Spéciale des Travaux Publics, du Bâtiment et de l’Industrie, CESI Graduate School of Engineering, De Vinci Higher Education, ESIGELEC, ISAE-SUPAERO
Public universities : Université de Lille, IAE Aix Marseille, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, Université Grenoble Alpes, Sciences Po
Art and Design : Ecole Conte, Ecole Supérieure de la Production de la Mode et du Luxe – ESPML ; EICAR
Gastronomy and Hospitality: Ecole Ducasse, TFHST
French Language School: Cavilam
Choose France Tour’s partners: Campus France, France Alumni, Alliance Française in India, ICICI Bank