LIVING IN PARIS
Famous for its dynamic cultural environment, Paris is also a major center of international business and offers numerous career opportunities.
Located west of Paris, La Defense has the largest concentration of businesses in the Paris region. with 3600 companies, there are over 1,500 headquarters registered there, among which 360 are IT companies, such as Atos Origin, IBM Europe, EDS Electronic Data System and Oracle.
The city Issy-les-Moulineaux, located close to the Epitech campus, also offers an intense business life with over 2,600 companies registered, such as Microsoft, Coca-Cola and Cisco Systems.
MOST POPULAR DESTINATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Studying in France
The quality of French higher education is widely recognized throughout the world. French institutions figure prominently in the Shanghai Classification of Universities, in the rankings of the Financial Times and Times Higher, and in the European Report on Science and Technologies published by the European Commission.
With 278, 000 international students (12% of the country’s total postsecondary enrollment), including 25,000 doctoral candidates, France is the world’s fourth-largest host country after the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Each year more than 278,000 international students choose France for their higher education.
In the last 10 years, the number of international students in France has grown by 75%!
Learning a New Language
For many students, studying in France means an opportunity to learn French or to extend one’s command of the language. Doing so allows them to join a global community of 250 million speakers of language of Voltaire, Hugo, and Camus, an official language of the Olympics, the United Nations, and the European Union.