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Studying Film in France

  1. 1. Studying Film in France Camille DulorAttaché 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?• A national agency for the promotion of French higher education abroad• Offers guidance in:- selecting institutions and programs- information on financial aid- assistance with admissions and visa application- suggestions on preparing for a successful stay in France
  3. 3. Why France? France hosts the most number ofinternational students (after the US & UK)
  4. 4. Why France? Recognized internationally for its 3,500institutions of higher learning, both public and private
  5. 5. Why France?The # 1 tourist destination in the world and the ideal place from which to discover Europe
  6. 6. Why France?Students enjoy lower prices and special assistance in many aspects of daily life
  7. 7. Why France?Tuition levels at France’s public institutions are among the lowest in the world (for French and international students)
  8. 8. Why France? The French quality of life: extensive government social support -beautiful landscapes - art & culture - food, film, fashion..toute la joie de vivre
  9. 9. Why Film in France?
  10. 10. Why Film in France?Strengthen your theoretical & critical foundations in film studies
  11. 11. Why Film in France?Interact with international filmmakers and build your professional network…
  12. 12. Why Film in France?…and be mentored by them.
  13. 13. Why Film in France?Excellent resources and facilities atFrance’s renowned écoles du film
  14. 14. France’s Top Film Schools
  15. 15. Why Film in France?Experience firsthand the wealth of France’s cinematic heritage
  16. 16. French or English? French • French: spoken by 200 million people in the world, official language of 32 countries in the 5 five continents.• Working language of the United Nations, of the International Olympic Committee, and the African Union• Asset to work in the international relations
  17. 17. French or English? English • 600 programs (and counting!) taught in English; it’s no longer required to be fluent in French to study.
  18. 18. Grants and Financial Aids• Scholarships of the French government• Scholarships granted by your own government – inquire with the authorities concerned with education in the Philippines (CHED, DOST)• Scholarships of the European Union
  19. 19. Grants and Financial Aids• Scholarships of the French Universities or schools• Scholarships for research• Scholarships of the French « régions » and « départements »  Find CampusBourse on
  20. 20. Money Matters  Day-to-day expenses• Accommodation : from 150 € to 500 € per month - University Residences - Share a house/apartment (colocation)  all international students are eligible for student housing benefits (discount of around 100€)• Food : 130 € to 250 € per month• Transport : 50 € to 130 € per month
  21. 21. Combien ça coûte……How much does it cost?• Meal at a university restaurant: 3€• Meal at a fast-food: 7€• Croissant: 1€• Metro ticket from 1€ to 1,50€• Movie ticket (student rate) : from 5 to 7€• Museum admission: free or between 5€ and 10€• Newspaper: 1,20€
  22. 22. Leisure Plays – Films – Theatres – Libraries – Sightseeing – Sports & more!• All universities provide sport activities for free!• Students can get discounts in theaters, cinemas, museum and concerts• Ask your local Mairie (Town Hall) for more information
  23. 23. Applying for a student visa• Short stay student visa < 3 months• Long stay student visa > 3 months• 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)• Check the requirements at the Embassy website (
  24. 24. Working in France• With a student visa, possibility to work up to 21 hours per week• The minimum gross hourly wage is 9€ net (around PhP 510) Health insurance• 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• After age 28, students must purchase a health insurance (
  25. 25. Useful LinksCampusFrance Manille of France to the Philippineshttp://www.ambafrance-ph.orgAlliance Française de Manillehttp://www.alliance.phCNOUS Union Manille is on Facebook & Twitter! @cf_manille
  26. 26. A très bientôt en France!
  27. 27. CampusFrance Manille Camille DULOR Head of CampusFrance Philippines Ma. Emille DELA CRUZ Education and Communication Officer 2/F LRI Business Plaza 210 Nicanor Garcia St. Bel-Air II, Makati City