On December 9, 2015 project manager for education promotion in France from French Institute in St. Petersburg Marina Shchelkunova met with students of Russian philology and foreign languages faculty, and gave a seminar on possibilities of continuing higher education in France.


Marina Shchelkunova told the students about the French national center of information on higher education in France "CampusFrance", created on the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education of France. "Enrollment in French universities is done via CampusFrance. The first stage - drawing up an e-profile ", - said the Head of CampusFrance in St. Petersburg.


The students of PskovSU got to know about the system of higher education in France, the stages required for admission to French universities and obtaining scholarships, and also about the peculiarities of writing a resume and a cover letter.
“French universities also offer programs in English because it is impossible to do without the English language in the modern reality," - explained Marina Shchelkunova.


The issues of available scholarship programs of the French Government, participation of French universities in the "Global Education" as well as the problems of Russian students in a foreign university were covered during the meeting.