Virtual Choose France Tour 2020

Register now to be part of the first-ever virtual Choose France Tour! On 6-7 November 2020, dozens of French schools and institutions will gather to meet you on a virtual platform. For two days, schools will present their graduate, post-graduate and doctoral programmes. This includes management and engineering schools, public universities, and specialized schools in hospitality and arts. Each institution will have its own booth and will be reachable by WhatsApp. From the safety of your home, you get a unique opportunity for one-on-one meetings with…

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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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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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Knowledge Summit 2

The second edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit dedicated to Higher Education, Research and Innovation will take place at the University of Lyon, France on 17 & 18 October, 2019. The Summit is organised by the Embassy of France in India, in partnership with Campus France and the University of Lyon and will be inaugurated by high level dignitaries of the governments of France and India. The two-day summit will involve a series of interactive…

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New Laureates from the Franco-Indian Education Trust Felicitated

French Embassy Chargé d’affaires a.i., Dana Purcarescu, Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, Counsellor Education, Science and Culture, Tony Berland, Legrand CEO, Dr Gun Nidhi Dalmia from the Dalmia group, and Dr Kazem Samandari, founding member of l’Opéra, felicitated the laureates of the Franco-Indian Education Trust on 22 August. 18 new laureates have been awarded scholarships under the UGAM Legrand Scholarship, while 7 former laureates will stay in france for a second year. 5 laureates are going…

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French Touch in Luxury Brand Management Course

The Jesus and Mary College in New Delhi now boasts of a French touch in its academic curriculum. ‘Decoding the French Touch in Luxury Branding’ is the title of a new management course offered to students in collaboration with The American Business School in Paris. The 6-week exchange programme aims to provide a balanced learning experience built on theory and professional practice. An orientation programme that took place on the 9th August saw the presence…

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Espace France in Vellore Institute of Technology!

An agreement was inked between the Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore and the French Institute in India for the establishment of the very first ‘Espace France’ in South India. VIT Vice President, Mr. Sankar Viswanathan, signed the MoU in presence of Mrs.Christine Cornet, Attaché for Books & Ideas at IFI. A space dedicated to students, ‘Espace France’ will facilitate their discovery of opportunities in higher education in France as well as the French language and…

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3rd Campus France Meetings for Research and Innovation

Indo-French partnerships in higher education were on the agenda of the 3rd Campus France Research and Innovation Meetings, attended by IFI’s Deputy Counsellor for Cooperation in Education, Research and Training, Professor Adèle Martial-Gros and her team. The event, held from 8-10 July, was inaugurated by the French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal. It is a wide platform for French higher education partners from around the world to come together and discuss…

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