France is a country in Europe with neighbours Belgium, Luxembourg,
Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Spain. It is developed country and is the
world’s seventh largest economy. The main industries are chemical and
manufacturing industries. France is the most visited destination in the world
and as such, booming industry is the tourism industry It is a permanent
member of the United Nations Security Council. It is also a member of the
United Nations Organisation, European Union, G7, World Trade
Organisation and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and
Development(OECD).The capital is Paris. The currency is Euro.
France has 3500 institutions of higher education, offering qualifications in
almost every possible discipline. Students are given grants and loans if they
prove their eligibility. It is home to international companies like Airbus,
L’Oreal, etc. Studying in France gives students the opportunity to understand
businesses closely, and they can also work in France after the completion of
their study, if they are selected for a job. It also allows international students
to work for 964 hours per year. The country is also a signatory of the Bologna
Process, which gives the student the privilege of transferring to a new
University in any of the member countries.
France is a tourist destination and students can avail the opportunity to visit
various places during their stay. The Eiffel Tower which is an iconic symbol of
France can be visited during your stay. Mont Saint-Michel and Palace of
Versailles are other architectural marvels. France is also known for its
culinary delights. The salads of France are quite popular, like for example,
Nicoise salad, which has many variations. Ratatouille, is another popular dish
is a vegetable recipe. It is also famous for cakes, tarts, etc. Tarts are generally
made from apples, but the popular Pear Tarte Tatin is made from pears.
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