Study in France

France
Capital: Paris
Area: 643,801 Square Kilometers.
Population: 66.99 Million (2019)
Currency: Euro and CFP Franc
Official Languages: French
Date Format: YYYY-MM-DD
Main Cities: Paris, Toulouse, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Nantes, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Lille,
Amiens, Avignon, Orleans, Angers
France lies in Western Europe. It is one of Europe’s largest countries. It is bordered by
Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the southeast
and Spain to the southwest. The United Kingdom borders France via the English Channel.
France is the most liked and visited country in the world. France is the most popular tourist
destination in the world. Also, they issue highest number of tourist visa in comparison to other
big countries. France is rich in history, culture and language. Along with these, France is well
known for its cuisine and wines. Another important fact about France is that it is high on the list
of best places in the world to attend university. Individuals of all ages can attend any of the
fabulous college and universities in the country and expect to earn a great education.
The education system in France is unique. MBA programs provided by French Universities are
rated number one. Not only MBA lots of under graduate, post graduate, doctorate programs
are also rated world’s number one. The French government introduced a vigorous support
policy in 1998 welcoming foreign students into French educational institutions. France has
more than 3,500 institutions of higher education including 77 publicly funded universities in all
disciplines and serving as primary academic research centers. After French, English is widely
spoken.
Universities and Colleges:

Universities Colleges
University of Grenoble HEC Paris
Pantheon Sorbonne University Sciences Po
Light University Lyon INSEAD
University Jean Moulin Lyon ESSEC Business School
Sorbonne University KEDGE Business School
University of Lille College of la France
University of Nantes EMLYON Business School
University of Paris 3 – Sud Institute of Business Entreprises
University of Reims Champagne-Adrenne NEOMA Business School
University of Bordeaux Management School ESSCA
Toulouse University

Paris 8 University Montpellier Business School
Paris 13 University Leonard De Vinci – Paris la Defense
Artois University Ecole Polytechnique
University of Nimes Skem Business School
University of Anger Paris College of Art
American University in Paris Audencia Business School
University of Kent Paris School of Arts &

Culture

Georgia Institute of Technology France
International University of Monaco International Fashion Academy
PSL University Paris Kedge Business School
University of London in Paris IFM Paris
Facts about France:
 France is the world’s most tourist destination.
 France is the largest country in E, and known as hexagon.
 Liberté, égalitié, fraternité meaning ‘liberty, equality and fraternity’ (or brotherhood) is
the national motto of France
 In France you can marry a dead person
 France was the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or
destroy unsold food
 Jeanne Louise Calment lived to an incredible 122 years and 164 days according to
Guinness Book of World Record which means she is the world’s oldest ever human.
 Mont Blanc 4,810 meters in French Alps is the highest mountain in Europe.
 The world’s first artificial heart transplant and face transplant both took place in France
 The busiest railway station in Europe is Paris Gare du Nord
 The French invented the metric system, the decimalised way of counting and weighing,
in 1793
 The French eat around 30,000 tonnes of snails a year