France to hold education fairs on 4 Indian cities to attract students
The country said its goal is aimed at fostering academic excellence, boosting cultural links, and enhancing long-lasting friendship between the two nations
For those looking for an opportunity for higher education in France, French Institute in India is organising a series of education fairs 'Choose France Tour 2023' to attract Indian students.
The fairs are being organised from October 8 to 15, 2023 in four major cities- Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi, and Mumbai.
Over 40 leading universities will be participating and students can learn about various prospects, including scholarships and beyond, straight from the educators.
These include management and engineering schools, public universities, and specialized schools in hospitality and arts.
Notably, France has set a target to invite 30,000 students from India by 2030. President Emmanuel Macron made the announcement nearly a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Paris as chief guest of France's National Day.
The country said its goal is aimed at fostering academic excellence, boosting cultural links, and enhancing long-lasting friendship between the two nations.
A five-year Schengen circulation visa for Indian alumni was also announced during PM Modi's visit to France in July.
According to the French Embassy press release, Indian students with a French Master's degree also have the opportunity to work and explore professional alternatives in France during their two-year post-study work visa.