Study in France


France is a sought after destination for higher studies. Statistics reveal that there are about 3500 educational institutions providing higher education in this country that include 77 universities that are public-funded and a significant number of Grandes Écoles (a French word that literally means a "Grand School" or an "Elite School"). Paris has been ranked as the no.2 student-friendly city for 2017 by QS rankings.

Popular study areas in France

Business is the most popular area of study in France and also the most job oriented. The percentage of business graduates who have secured jobs after their graduation in the discipline is quite impressive. It is not very surprising as France houses some of the most well-known business schools in the world. The quality of teaching and education imparted to the students is par excellence. Both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the field are in demand with most students willing to go for Masters to enhance their professional worth.

Engineering and Technology
Engineering and Technology is another field which is favored by international students moving to France for their higher studies. The field consists of various sub disciplines such as software, chemical, electrical and electronics each with its own worth in the job market. Students usually prefer an undergraduate degree in engineering; however, many continue to pursue postgraduate studies in the field too.

Healthcare and Medicine
Healthcare and medicine is a traditional favorite amongst students. France is one of the many favored destination for higher education in the field of healthcare and medicines. One can pursue short time diplomas or full time degrees depending upon one’s preference or career requirements. The sub fields within the discipline are healthcare management, nursing and MBBS.

Law is one of the most popular area of study in France with gems such as Paris School of Economics and other Universities providing courses in the field of law. Armed with some of the star faculty members, a law degree from France is definitely going to give your career an edge. One has the option of studying law at different levels- be it undergraduate, postgraduate or professional. The colleges and universities of France also provide CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses for working professionals to help them overcome saturation point in their professions and give their career a new boost.

Paris is known as the media capital of the world and, therefore, it’s quite natural that the journalism courses provided in the city are nothing but the best. The course is carefully designed to provide students with tested skills and principles of the field and equip them with on the job skills through timely internships and training sessions. The course moulds students to fit well into traditional and emerging journalist roles.

Lloyds Switch is an official representative of most highly reputed France universities/institutes. Our representation is spread across the various cities and education sectors including colleges, polytechnics and universities.

American University of Paris
2.College de France
3.Ecole Centrale Paris
4.Ecole Centrale de Lyon
5.École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées
6.École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris
7.Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de St-Etienne
8.Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Electronique d'Electrotechnique, d'Informatique et d'Hydraulique de Toulouse
9.Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Ingenieurs en Construction Aeronautique (ENSICA)
10.Ecole Nationale Superieure des telecomunnications de Paris (ENST)
11.Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (ENAC)
12.École Nationale des Telecommunications de Bretagne
13.École Normale Supérieure
14.Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
15.École Polytechnique
16.École Supérieure D'Électricité
17.École Supérieure D'Ingénieur en Électronique et Électrotechnique
18.Ecole Supérieure en Sciences Informatiques
19.Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris
20.European Institute of Business Administration
21.Institut National de Physique Nucleaire et de Physique des Particules
22.Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon
23.Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Toulouse
24.Institut National des Télécommunications
25.Institut Supérieure D'Electronique du Nord
26.Institut d'Informatique d'Entreprise
27.Institut des Mathematiques Appliquees de Grenoble
28.Strasbourg University
29.Université Paris IX Dauphine
30.Université d'Aix-Marseille III
31.Université d'Angers
32.Université de Caen
33.Université de Franche-Comté
34.Université de Marne la Vallée
35.Université de Provence
36.Université de Savoie
37.Université de la Méditerranée
38.Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
39.Universite Lumiere Lyon
40.Universite d'Orleans
41.Universite de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
42.Universite de Technologie Compiegne
43.University of Picardie
44.University of Rennes 1
45.Nantes University

Education in France
Worldwide, students choose France for their higher education. Many opt to study in France from Nigeria too. Currently there are more than 4,000 Nigerian students studying in France. This number is nearly double of the Nigerian student strength in France 5 years ago.

  • The universities here offer extensive flexibility to students in terms of course selection, schedule and timings. You have the option of pursuing either a full time course or a part time course. You can choose the course and the university depending on your schedule. Irrespective of what you choose, the quality of education that you get is always world-class.
  • Tuition fee in France is quite affordable compared to other popular study abroad destinations
  • You can select the medium of instruction either as French or English.
  • Educational institutions in France provide financial assistance that can help you in paying for your education. You can apply for various loans as well as grants that are provided by the French Government and other financial institutions. The government even offers to offset some of your education costs. The French government has developed an ambitious programme with 300 scholarships for the best Nigerian students.
  • The tuition fees are also quite low.
  • Apart from these, you can also choose to take up a job while you study. You can even choose a university of France that offers online courses.
  • France welcomes students from all countries with open arms. It is quite easy to get a French Student Visa.