Top Courses in France

Top Courses in France

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Aishwarya Bhatnagar
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Updated on Apr 7, 2020 14:39 IST

France has long fascinated people of all ages. One of the most visited countries of the world, the pull of the French Culture, the beautiful locales and the of-course Paris. Apart from the other material calls to attraction, the country also has a strong pull of international students. There are many reasons why France is an excellent study abroad destination like low tuition costs, top-ranked universities and so on. However, we believe that every country has some edge over others when it comes to specific courses. A lot of factors determine the top courses to study in any country like research facilities, future employment opportunities and most importantly, top-ranked universities. So, when thinking about France, which is the courses that promise success? Here’s a look at the top courses in France and also few universities featuring among the best universities for that subject across the world.


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There are no second doubts about it – MBA is the top choice of the top courses to study in France. With 9 institutes featuring in the Top 50 MBA colleges of Europe (Source: QS Global 200 MBA Rankings 2014/15: Europe), there is a good reason. Not just amongst European Nations, the Top MBA Colleges in France also feature amongst the top 20 B Schools of the World (Source: Financial Times Ranking 2015). Here’s a list of some of the top B schools in France

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Pure Sciences

The country with a large number of Nobel prizes in Chemistry and Physics and some notable names in the history of mankind like Louis Pasteur, Marie, and Pierre Curie and André-Marie Ampère is a perfect place for picking up courses in Pure Sciences. With excellent Research Facilities, the country has produced some of the bests Chemists and Physicists of our times and continues to do that. Not just that, it has some of the best universities in the world to propel you towards excellence. The country also has a healthy research base for Biological Sciences and Pharmacy. So if you are looking for pursuing Bachelor/ Masters in Sciences and delving into the mysteries attract you, France is a country you should look at. Here are a few universities that would help you realize that dream.


With so much happening with the industry in France, there is little wonder that Engineering Education in the country attracts as many students. Though language does create problems and barriers, it still continues to attract a steady stream of international students to its shore. With the biggest names in Aviation (Airbus), Telecommunications (Alcatel) and Gas Turbines (Alstom) being French Companies, the opportunities after studies adds to making Engineering from France a lucrative option. Here are some of the top universities you can look at if Engineering is on your mind,

  • Ecole Centrale de Lyon
  • Ecole Polytechnique
  • Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA)
  • Ecole Centrale de Paris
  • Grenoble INP, Grenoble Institute of Technology

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Again, there are no surprises there. The country has given to the world great thinkers and philosophers. An intriguing mix of art, fashion, culture and analytical thought have made France a great place to pursue Philosophy. There are examples, cultural inferences, and creative enough to inspire thoughts and bring about significant different to the society at large. If your mind ponders over the deep and the archaic with equal vivacity, then Philosophy from France can help you achieve the best in you. Some universities that can be material in this progress are,

Apart from the above-mentioned courses, France is also famous for its courses in Culinary Arts. These are, however, offered as practical apprenticeships and vocational courses. And not to forget Fashion Designing. All these courses are rather particular about their admissions and getting into the Top Fashion Institutes in Paris would require you to be the very best. You can also look at Hotel Management from France with specialization in Luxury Management for no other does elite like the French! You can go through the Universities in France to explore the many unique options, the variety of short-term courses and get your own walk through Paris to find yourself.

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sravan patha

6 years ago

what about supply and chain management

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