According to students reporting on what it was like to study in France, the country offers a great multicultural study experience, bringing together cultures from all over the world. Students appreciate the beautiful, developed cities and the great variety of social life available. Impressions about French culture and city life were overall more positive than the European average. Even the smaller cities offered opportunities for fun student activities.
The French educational system is highly centralized and organized, with many subdivisions. It is divided into the three stages of primary education, secondary education, and higher education. In French higher education, the following degrees are recognized by the EU recognition: License and License Professional (bachelor’s degrees), and the comparably named Master and Doctorate degrees.