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  • Capital Paris
  • Official Languages French
  • Population 63.7 million
  • International tertiary students 86,185 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 1,161
  • Australian share (percentage) 1 percent

France education market profile

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Scheme to create super universities and improve French rankings advances slowlyMIP subscribers only
Monday, February 02, 2015Updates | Higher education
The absence of French institutions in international rankings sparked the French Government to introduce the Initiatives of Excellence scheme in 2010 to make France more internationally competitive in ...
OECD releases Education at a Glance 2014 reportMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, September 17, 2014Updates | Higher education
In 2012, Australia enrolled 6 per cent of the global total 4.5 million students who undertook tertiary studies outside their country of citizenship, according to the latest OECD report, Education at a ...
The French Government moves to attract more highly talented international studentsMIP subscribers only
Monday, September 15, 2014Updates | Higher education
In an effort to boost France’s appeal to international students, the French Minister for the Interior, Bernard Cazeneuve, has signed a decree to facilitate visas for non-EU international master’s and ...
French Government moves to boost international student numbersMIP subscribers only
Monday, March 17, 2014Updates | Higher education
President François Hollande has pledged to make France more attractive to foreign students and to internationalise university campuses by simplifying the visa system and extending post-study work enti ...
Campus France Australian study tour: first expressions of interestMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, February 25, 2014Higher education | Opportunities
Campus France is organising a roadshow in Paris that offers Australian universities an opportunity to showcase their institution to more than 1000 French students and to develop partnerships with coun ...

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