The French President, François Hollande, has recently announced a national plan for student life (Plan National de Vie Étudiante) in France. Included in the 35 measures of PNVE is a commitment to improving residence rights for international student graduates.
France is introducing a two year post-study work residence permit for Indian graduates, during Indian Prime Minister Modi's visit. The bilateral agreement will also enable 250 French graduates to remain in India for two years working for French companies.
French business school, SKEMA, has announced it is opening its first campus in Latin America near Belo Horizonte in Minas Gerais, Brazil. In partnership with Fundação Dom Cabral, SKEMA will host its first 100 students in September.
French students studying at Quebec universities will no longer pay in-province university tuition fees starting next year under a renegotiated bilateral agreement between the French and Quebec governments.