Studying in France

Studying in France:

Higher Education in France:

More than 260 000 foreign students, around 12 % of the student population chose to study in France.
The sixth power of the world, France has performance to the quality of its training and research capacity and innovation.

Choose France is:

• Benefit from a tradition of research and scientific and technological innovation leading.
• Integrate one of the most diverse educational systems and more efficient.
• Ensure the quality of training.

The French education system includes 83 universities and establishments, 224 engineering colleges , 220 schools of business and management , 120 art schools, 20 schools of architecture and 300 other institutions, schools or institutes relating to specific sectors as paramedics , tourism , sport , fashion ...
There is no distinction between foreign and French students: access requirements are identical, the diplomas and registration costs are the same.


Campus France Abou Dabi :

The National Agency CAMPUS FRANCE is responsible for promoting French foreign higher education. It is represented by 135 spaces, Campus France is located in 107 countries.

The agency supports the students through all the steps of their research: PROMOTION, INFORMATION, REGISTRATION, and help them with pre-departure visas.

Located in the French Alliance Française of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Campus France offers the following services:

● To support you in your study plan :

- Information on French higher education
- Analysis of the study and proposal of appropriate programs project
- Support for inclusion in an institution of higher learning French

You should take an appointment at +971 (0) 2 666 23 93 /, to make sure you are received.

● Establish, verify and validate your student folder before submitting your application for a student visa :

For your file you must have the following documents ( original + scan to email to campusfrance - ) :
- 2 forms for a long stay visa , filled
- 2 photos.
- The last graduation dilpoma.
- The confirmation letter of admission to the university / school ...
- Certificate as a proof of accommodation in France.

Then you need to call Abu Dhabi Campus France at +971 (0) 2 666 23 93 /

Note that, the 7 Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Al -Ain , Ajman , Sharjah , Dubai, Fujaïra , Ras Al Khaimah , Umm Al Quwain ) are involved in the service of France Abu Dhabi Campus.

For information on the curriculum you want to choose in France :

- Campus France ( list of all French schools and universities, list of the available training in English or French language, useful information on housing, the cost of living, health insurance, visas etc.) :

- Websites of Universities / Schools that you slected (start dates, registration, program, registration forms, possibility of on-campus housing etc.)

- Download the Document Campus France, fill and send the scan to campusfrance - ( personalized information )

- French Embassy ( general information)

To help you in visa applications, visit the following sites:

- Long Stay Visa Form ( downloadable form in 2 copies and complete ) :

- VFS Global Abu Dhabi ( visa procedure : making appointments, required documents) :

Contact : Campus France ;

- Office for Alliance Française Abu Dhabi
Al Bateen, 1 rue Khalifa Al Suwaida Development,
Exit 19 street 32, Next to the Irish Embassy,
Opposite to the Al Ittihad School, villa 71.
P.O. Box 2646 Abu Dhabi - UAE

- Sunday , Monday, Tuesday , Wednesday, Thursday : 09.00-13.00
- Tel : +971 (0)2 666 23 93
- Email :

You must take an appointment to be sure you are received.

publié le 29/11/2018

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