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Posted on September 15 2022

More than 400,000 study visa of France issued to international students during 2021-2022

By  Editor
Updated July 25 2023

Highlights: France issued 400,000+ visas to international students during 2021-2022

  • From 2021 to 2022, there was an increase of 8% in international student population in France
  • France issued more than 400,000 study visas.
  • It is the highest number in 15 years.

Abstract: France has issued more than 400,000 visas from 2021 to 2022.

From 2021 to 2022, the number of international students studying in France rose by 8%. More than 400,000 study visas in France were issued.

As per the reports published by the French Agency to promote higher education, the figure is the highest increase in the last 15 years.

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Trends of Study Visa of France

Given below is the detailed information about the increase of students opting to pursue education in France.

Increase of International Students in France
Country Increase
Middle East & Africa 32%
Italy 16%
Spain 25%
Lebanon 30%
USA 15%
UK 25%
Germany 17%

Most applications received were from students from North America.

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Trends in Academic Institutions of France

The growth was prominent in business schools. They saw an increase of 18%. The population of international students rose by 7% in high schools. Around 6% in universities, 5% in schools of art and architecture, 3% in engineering schools, and &% in other institutions.

By August 2022, over 140,000 students from seventy countries worldwide had applied through "Etudes en France". It implies that the numbers increased by 18% compared to the time before the pandemic.

Recruitment in France rose by 18%.

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