Studying in France

1) How to study in France ? 

Before coming to study in France, it is important to know your status, there are two main categories :

Community student: you belong to a member country of the European Union or the European Education Area, or you are Swiss, Monegasque or Andorran.

Non-EU student: you are not included inthe above list.

Depending on your status, your tuition fees and administrative procedures will be different. You can find all the details here : Am I subject to the differentiated tuition fees introduced in public institutions

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Please note: in the context of higher education, a person’s illegal status cannot be a reason for refusing to enroll at a university (Savary law)

Then, for further details, you can visit those website :

Campus France : Created in 2010 as a public body, Campus France is a one-stop shop for welcoming and managing foreign students in France.

Campus France

FAGE, fédération des Associations Générales Etudiantes, is an association dedicated to improving living and studying conditions for young people. It is the leading organization representing students, and ANESTAPS is a member. Unfortunately, this FAQ only available in French


2) How do STAPS studies work in France

To better understand and find out more about STAPS courses, their content and career opportunities, go to our « orientation” tab.If you’re comfortable enough in French, you can also visit the website of the Conférence Des Directeurs et Doyens STAPS (C3D). This association brings together information from all the STAPS departments in France, and much more besides !

3) Contact 

If you have any other questions, please contact us at this address : We’ll do our best to answer your question.