Studying in France

Tuesday 24 March 2020
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In order to enrol in a French higher educatio, a number of administrative procedures must be carried out from your country of origin.

Procedures to enrol in a first-cycle university programme

Foreign students holding a foreign school-finishing diploma who wish to enrol in a first-cycle university programme in France must fill out a pre-admission request (demande d’admission préalable, DAP). (DAP).

This request can be submitted to the cooperation and cultural action services within French embassies abroad or, in certain countries, to Campus France Espace offices with a “Centre pour les Etudes en France” (CEF). This formality is only for students who wish to enrol in the first or second year of university.

 

Procedures to enrol in a higher cycle

Students wishing to enrol in a higher cycle must contact the university concerned directly, or, follow the CEF procedure in countries where it exists.

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French Institutions

Embassies, the Prefecture, the French Office of Immigration and Integration (OFII), the Regional Directorates for Enterprises, Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs, Labour and Employment (DIRECCT)

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