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About France

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.

Source: CampusFrance


International Students in France: Students with a foreign citizenship enrolled in a programme that lasts at least one year and leads to an officially approved national degree or a diplôme de l’Université

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