PhD & Cost of Living in France

Tuition Fees

Low or no tuition fees (public university) & Private institutions may have higher fees.

Living Expenses

€10,000 to €15,000 per year, covering accommodation, food, transport, and other personal expenses.

Health Insurance

International students are required to have health insurance, with costs typically ranging from €200 to €600 per year.

Research Funding

Ph.D. candidates may have access to research funding, scholarships, or grants, depending on the field and research project.

Part-Time Work

International students are allowed to work part-time during their studies, providing an opportunity to offset living expenses.

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