France is one of the leading hosts of international students. French higher education attracts students from all over the world, with a large representation of students from francophone North African countries. The most popular academic disciplines for international students in 2013/14 were the humanities and social sciences. Many international students in France also study in the science and engineering fields.
Fast Facts: France
There were over 298,000 international students in France in 2014/15
The top five places of origin for in-bound international students in 2014 were Morocco, China, Algeria, Tunisia and Italy.