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About UFC

University of Franche-Comté (UFC) — public non-profit institution. It is located in Besancon, France. The higher education institution started its history in the 15th century and right now is one of the oldest in the country. UFC is a part of European University Association (EUA).

The university was highly rated by the QS International Ranking of the best universities, and is in 1201 place in the world. The educational institution is in the top-1000 of Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

UFC carries out research in several scientific areas.

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UFC tuition fees

The academic calendar at UFC is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in France. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Students of UFC pay from 1,000 USD per year for French programs (B2 level). English programs are about twice as expensive. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

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Bachelor degree at UFC

Only students who successfully pass the entrance exams are admitted to bachelor's programs.

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UFC campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Besancon. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more.


What to do after graduation

It is possible to stay in France for an additional 18 months after graduation. To do this, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work without providing an offer from an employer. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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