18 French top higher institutions in Nigeria for study fair
The Embassy of France in Nigeria has said it is collaborating with Campus France to welcome 18 top French higher education institutions in Abuja and…
The Embassy of France in Nigeria has said it is collaborating with Campus France to welcome 18 top French higher education institutions in Abuja and Lagos for the 2022 Study Tour Nigeria.
The schools are ESCP Business school, ESSCA School of Management, SKEMA Business school, Excelia Business School, IESEG School of Business, ESC Pau Business school, EM Strasbourg, ICN Business school, Burgundy Business School, and Montpellier Business school.
Others are Centrale Nantes, EPITA, IMT Atlantique, IMT Mine Alès, Junia Grande école d’ingénieurs, Le Cordon Bleu (culinary arts), CAVILAM Alliance Française (language school) and Université Paris Est-Créteil (UPEC).
A statement by the Press Officer of the French embassy in Abuja, Onyinye Madu, said in a statement that after its first successful edition in 2019, the Study Tour Nigeria is back from November 22nd to November 24th.
The statement said the event is an opportunity for representatives of Nigerian universities, state institutions and scholarship providers to take part in institutional meetings with French schools, fostering new partnerships in the future regarding scientific and higher education cooperation.
“More than these fruitful meetings, the Study Tour also offers a unique opportunity for Nigerian students to discover the large variety of affordable programs fully taught in English, with more than 1600 Pd.D., Masters and Bachelors, and have one on one discussions with admissions representatives from French schools,” she said in the statement.
According to her, the French Ambassador, Ms Emmanuelle Blatmann, will open the study tour at the Petroleum Technology Development Fund Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday which be followed by a presentation of the franco-Nigerian higher education cooperation and institutional meetings between schools and universities.
The participants will meet the representatives of the 18 French schools during the Student Fair on Wednesday, where they will answer all the questions regarding their undergraduate or postgraduate programs, admissions, tuition fees and scholarship opportunities, the statement added.
Madu however said the tour would move to Lagos on Thursday where French schools will meet students from the South of Nigeria during the Lagos Student Fair and take time to introduce their programs and scholarship opportunities.
According to her, the student fair is free.
About Campus France
Campus France is a public institution in charge of promoting French higher education abroad and welcoming foreign students and researchers to France.
Campus France Nigeria is the Nigerian local organization linked to the Embassy of France in Nigeria with the mission to assist students and researchers with information about study programs in France, and guide them through the applications and student visa procedures.