3rd batch of Young Urban Designers and Architects Programme

Laureates of the 2020 Young Urban Designers and Architects Programme (YUDAP) were briefed at the French Embassy by experts and alumni of the programme, which consists of a 6-month work placement in the best French architecture and urban design agencies in France. In the evening, the participitants were hosted by Ambassador of France to India, H.E. Mr Emmanuel Lenain at a reception in honor of Ms Brune Poirson, French Minister of State for Ecological and…

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Ampère & MILYON Scholarships

The ENS de Lyon and its partners offer scholarships (Ampère & MILYON Scholarships) for excellent international students that are interested in its Masters programs (admission in 1st or 2nd year of Master). Ampère Scholarships of Excellence For all Master’s programs in the Exact Sciences, the Arts, and Human and Social Sciences (except FEADéP Master’s programs). Amount: 1,000€ a month during one or two academic years http://www.ens-lyon.fr/en/studies/admissions/application-masters-degrees-scholarships email: ampere.scholarship@ens-lyon.fr   MILYON Scholarship  Master’s programs concerned: Advanced Mathematicsand Foundations of Computer…

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10 Indo-French Agreements Inked During Knowledge Summit 2

Ten agreements for further academic cooperation between Indian and French Institutions were inked during the Knowledge Summit 2, which took place in Lyon, France on 17 and 18 October, 2019. These agreements and their signatories are as follows: Creation of an Indo French Alliance of Higher Education Institutions This MoU is the first of its kind and its spectrum because it acts the creation of a consortium of Indian and French institutions. It is starting…

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“We Want More Indian Students in France,” Minister Vidal Says

“We want more Indian students in France and more French students in India,” said French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation Mrs Frédérique Vidal at the inauguration of the Knowledge Summit 2 in Lyon from 17-18, October, 2019. The event was inaugurated by Mrs Frédérique Vidal, in the presence of H. E. Mr. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Ambassador of India to France. The minister reiterated her full support for the development of French partnerships through academic mobility…

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High level visit to IFI and Campus France Delhi

Senator Jean-Yves Leconte, who represents the French residing outside France, stopped by in Delhi during his visit to India. Accompanied by Attaché for Cooperation in Education Marie Doublier and Consular Counsellor Pascal Chazot, he met Board members of the Lycée Français de Delhi – officiel, representatives from the Centre de Sciences Humaines CSH Delhi and the CNRS and visited the Alliance Française de Delhi. A special point of focus was the renovated Delhi office of Campus France India.

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New Campus France Office in Jaipur!

The brand new Campus France in Jaipur is now open for all students!  A clean and green work space featuring a minimal design- the perfect setting for making those important life decisions. Campus France is a government agency that operates under the French Ministry of External Affairs. We provide personalised counselling sessions and organize various workshops throughout the year for students looking to pursue education in France. These sessions help students acquire relevant and necessary information…

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‘Espace France’ in Punjab

Dr Bertrand de Hartingh and Mr Aman Mittal, Associate Director, Lovely Professional University, signed an agreement towards an ‘Espace France’ – an educational and cultural space dedicated to France, in the premises of the university. The space will be inaugurated in September and will allow students to not only learn about French language and culture but also higher education opportunities in France.

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Dr. Bertrand de Hartingh Graces Pune University Convocation Ceremony

“विद्यार्थ्यांना अभिनंदन” were the first words of Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, Counsellor for Education, Science and Culture, French Embassy in India and IFI Director when he spoke as the chief guest at the 115th Convocation ceremony of the Savitribai Phule Pune University. He was welcomed by Hon’ble Prof. Nitin R. Karmalkar, Vice Chancellor, as he became the first foreigner to grace the convocation ceremony as chief guest. The honour has only been bestowed to renowned figures including Jawaharlal Nehru.

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Choose France Tour

The Choose France Tour takes place twice every year, in autumn and in winter. It gathers some 40 leading institutions from France, who come for one-on-one meetings with Indian students and their parents. The tour usually goes around 5 cities and students can register for free to attend. The Autumn 2019 dates are as follows: Chandigarh -24 September Kolkata – 26 September Bengaluru – 28 September Mumbai -1October Indore – 3 October Register for Free…

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