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Study in Paris

All the information you need about studying in Paris as an international student.

Why study in Paris?

Paris is famous for its wide boulevards and spectacular architecture, and there’s much more besides for international students to enjoy. Home to world famous monuments, galleries and museums, it’s an ideal place if you want to study abroad.

Universities in Paris

Paris is one of the world’s great centers of education and has one of the largest concentrations of university students in Europe. It’s also home to some of France’s most renowned and prestigious institutions.

With a mixture of public universities and grandes ecoles, there are plenty of places where you can study an undergraduate or graduate degree in Paris.

What to study in Paris

There’s a huge range of study programs you can choose from at universities in Paris, at bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate level.

Paris has institutions that are strong for medicine, law, technology, science, and art, so whatever your chosen subject, you’ll be able to find a program that suits you.

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How to study in Paris

Before you start the application process, you need to decide on the program you want to study in Paris, and choose the universities you’d like to study at. If you are from outside the EU / EEA, you may need to apply for your chosen program through an online application system called the “study in France” procedure.

You’ll also need to make sure you have a student visa before you can study in France. You should apply for this once you’ve been accepted onto your program.

Cost to study in Paris

Tuition fees in France for public universities are set by the French government, so are the same across the country. As an international student, you will pay €2,770 euros per year for a bachelor’s program (around $3,100), or €3,770 euros per year for a master’s program ($4,250).

Although tuition fees are much lower than the US or UK, Paris is regarded as one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in. Accommodation is particularly pricey, so living on campus could help you save.

Key facts of Paris

  • 69/41°F Summer/winter temperature
  • 2.1 million Population
  • 23 Universities
  • France Country