Top universities in France 2014
Updated on Feb 28, 2015 - 12:58 p.m. IST by Bedasree Das #France
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Top universities in France- France with its network of more than 3,500 higher education institutions is a popular destination among international students. In fact, the country houses nearly 3 lakhs international students and is witnessing a steady rise in the numbers, especially, from India.

Here is a highlight of France’s educational network. The country has:

  1. 77 universities

  2. 26 PRES (clusters of universities and research centres),

  3. more than 200 engineering schools,

  4. 200 schools of business and management,

  5. 120 public art schools,

  6. 20 schools of architecture; and  

  7. in addition, more than 3,000 specialized institutions that provide training in specific sectors, such as tourism, gastronomy, fashion, design.

Click here to know the best universities in all the major study abroad destinations.

But before you consider studying in France, it is better that you know all about the Top universities in France.

Here, we have listed the Top universities in France 2014 as per three major ranking platforms. They are Times Higher Education (THE), QS and ARWU. The Top universities in France 2014 ranking includes the top 500 universities in France according to the three ranking yardsticks.

The table below gives you the opportunity to check the rankings of the Top universities in France 2014 arrived upon by THE, QS and ARWU.

InstituteTHEQSARWU
Ecole normale supérieure, Paris782467
École Polytechnique6135301-400
Université Pierre et Marie Curie10311535
Université Paris-Sud12020942
École Normale Supérieure de Lyon160179201-300
Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble178215101-150
Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7180210101-150
University of Strasbourg201-22522695
Sciences Po Paris-222-
Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)-227-
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne-228-
Mines ParisTech226-250-401-500
Claude Bernard University Lyon 1351-400401-410201-300
Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse 3)-441-450201-300
University of Bordeaux-363201-300
University of Lorraine-551-600201-300
University of Montpellier 2276-300411-420201-300
Université Paris Descartes-278151-200
École des Ponts ParisTech-290301-400
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan-338-
Université Aix-Marseille-341-
Université Paris-Dauphine 367301-400
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA)-401-410-
Université Lille 1, Sciences et Technologie-481-490-
University of Auvergne--401-500
University of Nice Sophia Antipolis-501-550401-500
University of Rennes 1 551-600401-500

 

Also read:

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France: Admission and visa guidelines
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Are there any scholarships for indian students to pursue their PhD in France?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019

Every University offers Merit based and need based scholarships to its students. Merit based scholarships are to those Candidates who have had an impeccable academic record. Need based scholarships are for those Candidates who need financial assistance to complete their studies. Now each University has its own criteria to offer scholarships. So you have to check their official websites.

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Which exam I have to give to do m.tech in Germany or France?

Ronak Gala Student Expert 9th Oct, 2019

The higher education system in Germany offers something for all students. Germany has approximately 450 universities accredited by the state and there are 17,500 programmes for degrees in the country. Almost every subject is catered by the universities at all academic levels. International students can study for their bachelors’, masters’ or even doctorates. Although most universities focus on scientific studies, it is possible to study art subjects at the top universities.

There are two taught programs in Germany.

  1. German Taught Program

    1. German language up to C1 level is compulsory
    2. Minimum 50% is required in bachelors to get into a German language course in a public university.
  2. English Taught Program

    1. IELTS/Tofel is required
    2. German language not necessary
    3. Minimum 80% is required in bachelors to get into an English language course in a public university.

Apart from minimum percentage criteria, German universities have many other requirements also. So you will need to check the requirements for your preferred course in the chosen university.

Basic requirements to study MS in Germany:

• You must have completed your bachelor's degree from a recognised university either in Germany or India. In case your certificate or diploma is not recognized, you should get it verified for comparison to a German diploma in order to gain access to higher education in Germany.

• You should have above 75% or 7.5 cgpa as the case may be to get admitted in a recognised university. Some universities also accept below 75% also.You must know German language upto C1 level. Some universities require up to B1, but C1 gives you the proficiency to converse well in the language.

•You will have to take TOEFL/IELTS for all the courses taught in English. Further, some courses might also require you to take up the GRE as well. I would recommend to give these exams as early as possible as if you don't get required marks, you can give it a second attempt.

• University may ask for a Statement of Purpose or a Letter of motivation. Try to start roughly jotting down some key points and start fine tuning and editing them early till you arrive at something you are satisfied with. Focus briefly on what you have done, what your career goals are and what motivates you to choose this path of studying. You should know these things.

•Try to get to know the specific requirements of the university for your preferred course. You can get the information on the website of the university or try contacting any counselor for the same.


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what exam I have to give to do my m.tech in Germany or France?

Ronak Gala Student Expert 8th Oct, 2019

The higher education system in Germany offers something for all students. Germany has approximately 450 universities accredited by the state and there are 17,500 programmes for degrees in the country. Almost every subject is catered by the universities at all academic levels. International students can study for their bachelors’, masters’ or even doctorates. Although most universities focus on scientific studies, it is possible to study art subjects at the top universities.

There are two taught programs in Germany.

  1. German Taught Program

    1. German language up to C1 level is compulsory
    2. Minimum 50% is required in bachelors to get into a German language course in a public university.
  2. English Taught Program

    1. IELTS/Tofel is required
    2. German language not necessary
    3. Minimum 80% is required in bachelors to get into an English language course in a public university.

Apart from minimum percentage criteria, German universities have many other requirements also. So you will need to check the requirements for your preferred course in the chosen university.

Basic requirements to study MS in Germany:

• You must have completed your bachelor's degree from a recognised university either in Germany or India. In case your certificate or diploma is not recognized, you should get it verified for comparison to a German diploma in order to gain access to higher education in Germany.

• You should have above 75% or 7.5 cgpa as the case may be to get admitted in a recognised university. Some universities also accept below 75% also.You must know German language upto C1 level. Some universities require up to B1, but C1 gives you the proficiency to converse well in the language.

•You will have to take TOEFL/IELTS for all the courses taught in English. Further, some courses might also require you to take up the GRE as well. I would recommend to give these exams as early as possible as if you don't get required marks, you can give it a second attempt.

• University may ask for a Statement of Purpose or a Letter of motivation. Try to start roughly jotting down some key points and start fine tuning and editing them early till you arrive at something you are satisfied with. Focus briefly on what you have done, what your career goals are and what motivates you to choose this path of studying. You should know these things.

•Try to get to know the specific requirements of the university for your preferred course. You can get the information on the website of the university or try contacting any counselor for the same.

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