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CampusFrance de Manille

  1. 1. Studying in France Anaïs Bouquelloen Attaché for Higher Education and Academic Exchange Embassy of France to the Philippines Head of CampusFrance Philippines Ma. Emille Dela Cruz Education and Communication Officer CampusFrance Philippines
  2. 2. What is CampusFrance? <ul><li>A national agency for the promotion of French higher education abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Offers guidance in selecting institutions and programs, information on financial aids, assistance with admissions and visa application, suggestions on preparing for a successful stay in France </li></ul>Why France? <ul><li>France is one of the countries that hosts the most number of international students </li></ul><ul><li>France has the fifth-largest economy in the world and welcomes foreign investment: important role in international trade </li></ul><ul><li>France’s diversified network of more than 3,500 institutions of higher learning, both public and private </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Why France? </li></ul><ul><li>Students enjoy lower prices and special assistance in many aspects of daily life </li></ul><ul><li>France is the ideal place from which to discover Europe </li></ul><ul><li>France is the number 1 tourist destination in the world </li></ul><ul><li>French is spoken by 200 million people around the world </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why France? <ul><li>Tuition levels at France’s public institutions are among the lowest in the world </li></ul><ul><li>No distinction between French and international students </li></ul><ul><li>For the quality of life: modern and accessible health care, efficient and affordable public transportation, beautiful landscapes, literature, films, museums, operas, cafés and national flair for food and fashion: part of everyday life. </li></ul>
  5. 5. French System of Education Baccalauréat professionnel Lycée 18 Terminale professionnelle Baccalauréat général ou technologique 17 Première professionnelle Terminale 16 Terminale CAP Terminale BEP Première 15 Seconde CAP Seconde BEP Seconde Générale et Technologique 14 Troisième Collège 13 Quatrième 12 Cinquième 11 Sixième 10 Cours moyen 2 9 Cours moyen 1 8 Cours élémentaire niveau 2 7 Cours élémentaire niveau 1 6 Cours préparatoire 5 Grande section 4 Moyenne section 3 Petite section
  6. 7. The LMD System <ul><li>• Licence = 6 semesters ( Baccalauréat + 3 years) </li></ul><ul><li>• Master = 10 semesters ( Baccalauréat + 5 years) </li></ul><ul><li>• Doctorate = 16 semesters ( Baccalauréat + 8 years) </li></ul>
  7. 8. French Higher Education Universities Grandes Écoles Other institutions
  8. 9. Universities <ul><li>83 public universities all around the country </li></ul><ul><li>The universities offer programs in all disciplines: sciences, international relations, arts, engineering, literature, languages, social sciences, hospitality management, law, economics, business, health… </li></ul>
  9. 10. Universities <ul><li>Research: a key function of the universities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>62 000 research faculties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>300 doctoral departments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 200 university based laboratories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 out of every 3 French doctoral degrees is awarded to an international student </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Grandes Écoles <ul><li>Professional education at a very high level: engineering, business and management, public administration (ENA)… </li></ul><ul><li>Five-year diplomas recognized by the government to be equivalent to the European master </li></ul><ul><li>100 000 students </li></ul>
  11. 12. Grandes Ecoles <ul><li>Prestigious, the admission is via a competitive examination after two years of classe préparatoire </li></ul><ul><li>International students must hold a bachelor degree </li></ul><ul><li>Many programs are taught in English </li></ul>
  12. 13. Other institutions <ul><li>BTS, DUT: a 2 year postsecondary program (tourism, engineering, …) </li></ul><ul><li>Schools of architecture: 20 schools following LMD system </li></ul><ul><li>Schools of art: 200 art programs at licence and master level </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  13. 15. French or English? <ul><li>French  </li></ul><ul><li>French: spoken by 200 million people in the world, official language of 32 countries in the 5 five continents. </li></ul><ul><li>Working language of the United Nations, of the International Olympic Committee, and the African Union </li></ul><ul><li>Asset to work in the international relations </li></ul>
  14. 16. French or English? <ul><li>English  </li></ul><ul><li>600 programs taught in English: no longer need to be fluent in French </li></ul>
  15. 20. Grants and Financial Aids <ul><li>Scholarships of the French government </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships granted by your own government – inquire with the authorities concerned with education in the Philippines (CHED, DOST) </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships of the European Union </li></ul>
  16. 21. Grants and Financial Aids <ul><li>Scholarships of the French Universities or schools </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships for research </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships of the French « régions » and « départements » </li></ul><ul><li> Campusbourse </li></ul>
  17. 24. € Money Matters € <ul><li> Tuition fees </li></ul><ul><li>Universities : 130 € to 450 € per year (PhP 7 600 to PhP 26 300) </li></ul><ul><li>Grandes Ecoles: fees vary greatly from € 300 (PhP 17 500) for public engineering schools up to €14,000 (PhP 80 500) for certain others schools </li></ul>
  18. 25. € Money Matters € <ul><li>Day-to-day expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation : from 150 € to 600 € per month </li></ul><ul><li>Food : 130 € to 250 € per month </li></ul><ul><li>Transport : 50 € to 130 € per month </li></ul>
  19. 27. Combien ça coûte… …How much does it cost? <ul><li>Meal at a university restaurant: 3€ </li></ul><ul><li>Meal at a fast-food: 7€ </li></ul><ul><li>Croissant: 1€ </li></ul><ul><li>Metro ticket from 1€ to 1,50€ </li></ul><ul><li>Movie ticket (student rate) : from 5 to 7€ </li></ul><ul><li>Museum admission: free or between 5€ and 10€ </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper: 1,20€ </li></ul>
  20. 28. Housing <ul><li> all international students are eligible for student housing benefits ( </li></ul><ul><li>University Residences: </li></ul><ul><li>Located on campus or downtown </li></ul><ul><li>Run by CROUS </li></ul><ul><li>9 to 15 sq.m furnished rooms equipped with sink </li></ul><ul><li>150 € to 400 € per month </li></ul><ul><li>To share a house / apartement </li></ul><ul><li>Cheaper: from 200€ to 400 € and sharing of costs </li></ul><ul><li>Better integration </li></ul><ul><li>Intercultural exchanges </li></ul>
  21. 29. Leisure <ul><li>All universities provide sport activities for free </li></ul><ul><li>The Cité Internationale Universitaire of Paris offers more than 50 sports activities </li></ul><ul><li>Information about where to practice sport, music, art or any other kind of social activity is available the city hall (Mairie) of every city </li></ul>
  22. 30. Leisure <ul><li>In Paris 250 plays and more than 300 films are shown every week </li></ul><ul><li>All provincial cities are equipped with theaters and cinemas and organize festivals, exhibitions and all kind of cultural activities </li></ul><ul><li>Students can get discounts in theaters, cinemas, museum and concerts </li></ul><ul><li>Public libraries can be found in all French towns </li></ul>
  23. 31. Working in France <ul><li>With a student visa, possibility to work up to 21 hours per week </li></ul><ul><li>The minimum gross hourly wage is 9€ net (around PhP 510) </li></ul><ul><li>Health insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Students who are under 28 years old enrolled in a recognized educational institution for a program of at least 3 months are automatically enrolled in the student section of the national health insurance plan </li></ul><ul><li>After age 28, students must purchase a health insurance ( </li></ul>
  24. 32. Applying for a student visa <ul><li>Short stay student visa < 3 months </li></ul><ul><li>Long stay student visa > 3 months </li></ul><ul><li>Apply once you received your letter of acceptance of the French university, at least 2 months before the departure (contact the cultural section of the French Embassy) </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements: </li></ul><ul><li>Proof of lodging in France </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomas </li></ul><ul><li>Proof of financial ressources </li></ul><ul><li>Birth certificate </li></ul>
  25. 33. Témoignages « To develop self-confidence and become independant » (Imane, Morocco) « Studying abroad means nonstop cultural exchange » (Aline, Mexico) « Discover French culture day to day » (Marialena, Greece) « A French degree to give me a leg up in the job market » (Khouloud, Morocco) « A specialized program at a great price » (José Ramon, Mexico) « French excellence in the social sciences » (Maria, Argentina) « Living abroad is a life lesson » (Spyridoula, Greece) « My internship in France helped me understand how French companies operate » (Viktoriya, Russia) « France is the best destination » (Montiya, Thailand)
  26. 34. Useful Links CampusFrance Manille CampusFrance Agency Embassy of France to the Philippines http://www .amba Alliance Française de Manille CNOUS European Union CampusFrance Manille is on Facebook!
  27. 36. Quiz!
  28. 37. Which one is the French flag?
  29. 38. Who is this person?
  30. 39. What is the name of the French National Anthem
  31. 40. Name these monuments
  32. 41. Which famous dish from Brittany can you eat savory or sweet?
  33. 42. Name a wine region in France
  34. 43. Who is this famous french actress?
  35. 44. Who is the French designer who designed clothes for Madonna?
  36. 45. When did France win the soccer world cup?
  37. 46. What is the name of the famous French tennis competition?
  39. 48. CampusFrance Manille Anaïs BOUQUELLOEN Responsable CampusFrance [email_address] Ma. Emille DELA CRUZ Education and Communication officer [email_address] 2/F LRI Business Plaza 210 Nicanor Garcia St. Bel-Air II, Makati City