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As one of the biggest cities in France, Toulouse is a good option for undergraduate study in the country.
In southwestern France on the banks the River Garonne, it is the fourth largest city and has everything you’d expect from a large European city.
Toulouse has a strong Jewish community with around 2,500 Jewish families, and a local Muslim association estimates that there are some 35,000 Muslims in town highlighting the city as a racial and religious melting-pot.
As a centre of aerospace for Europe, Toulouse is also home to the Cité de l'espace (City of Space) which is a theme park on space exploration.
Study in Toulouse?There are many reasons to start an undergraduate degree in Toulouse. It has the third largest student population in France, after Lyon and Paris, with 199,000 students. According to the French newspaper "L'Etudiant" Toulouse is the best place to study in France.
The University of Toulouse, established in 1229, is now split into three separate universities offering undergraduate study options:
- Université Toulouse I, Toulouse School of Economics and Institut d'études politiques de Toulouse
- University of Toulouse II – Le Mirail
Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse III)
Immigration and visasIf you are looking to study for a undergraduate degree in Toulouse and are an EU citizen you will be accepted onto a undergraduate degree provided you fulfil the following:
- Are studying in Toulouse for more than three months.
- Are enrolled at an accredited university or institution.
- Have proof of sufficient funds to cover your graduate degree in France for its duration.
Have health insurance cover.
When a VLS-TS visa is issued, students will be given an official form that they must present to the French office of immigration and integration (OFII).
A VLS-TS holder must, upon arriving in France, send to the OFII by registered mail (return receipt requested):
- The official form received from the consulate that issued the visa.
A copy of passport pages showing the visa holders identity and the stamp indicating entry into France (or into the Schengen area).
Accommodation and living costsGenerally student accommodation in France is considered expensive.
There are two main types of accommodation while studying:
- University accommodation – such as halls of residence
Private accommodation – House and flat rentals
CNOUS CROUS (the student social support service) and is usually reserved for government scholarship holders.
Campus France can help you with problems you might have with student housing in France, such as locating and reserving accommodation except for places in Paris.