Lost to find the right study programme?
No worries, Campus France has several tools that can help you to have the perfect match!
Finding an undergraduate level study programme
If you are looking for an undergraduate level programme, check the catalogue of undergraduate programmes (updated in January, March and October).
Keep in mind that a classic undergraduate programme at university in France lasts 3 years. However, other types of undergraduate programmes exist in France:
- The DU (Diplôme d’Université - University Degree) is awarded after one year of studies and certifies 60 ECTS credits.
- The BTS (Brevet de Technicien Supérieur - 2-year technical degree), CPGE (Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles - Preparatory Classes for the Grandes Ecoles) and DMA (Diplôme des Métiers d’Art - Arts & Crafts Degree) are equivalent to two years of studies at the Bachelor's level and certify 120 ECTS credits.
- The licences, licences professionnelles, Bachelor's, DNA (Diplôme National d’Art Arts Degree) and DEEA (diplôme d’études en architecture architecture degree) are equivalent to a threeyear bachelor's and certify 180 ECTS credits.
Finding a Master study programme
To find a programme at the Master's level, the Campus France Master catalogue (updated in January, March and October) can help you.
An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), is a prestigious international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions. EMJMDs award EU-funded scholarships to the best student candidates applying under annual selection rounds.
Finding a Doctoral level programme
To find where to do a Doctorate, check our "Research" portal. It lists the Doctoral schools and has a number of Doctoral programmes, and Post-Doctorate internships.
In general, a PhD is done in a Doctoral school, based in a university.
Following an English-taught programme in France
To find out which programmes are given in English, check the catalogue Programs Taught in English.
1,300+ programmes, completely or partially taught in English, are available in France!
Doing a cultural or language stay or a short programme
To do a cultural and language stay or take a short programme, check the catalogue of short programmes and summer schools.
It is available in three languages (English, French and Spanish), and offers 150+ sport and cultural activities. A search engine and interactive map of France will help you to make your choice according to your level of French or field of study.