In France's public institutions of higher education, the government bears the bulk of the cost of education - an average of €10,000 per student per year.

Public institutions

Annual tuition rates at public institutions are set by law. The rates for the 2013–14 academic year are, by degree program:

  • €183 for licence programs
  • €254 for master's programs
  • €388 for doctoral programs
  • €606 for programs leading to the diplôme d’ingénieur

Additional fees may be assessed for specific services

Private institutions

Tuition rates at private institutions—particularly schools of business and management—is generally higher (from €3,000 to €10,000 annually).

Additionnal benefits

Many discounts or aids can be applied for students : housing, culture, transportation, leasures, ... et.