Keyword: foreign students
National Assembly votes in favour of an article of higher education bill that will see a significant number of university courses taught in English.
Opinions are sharply divided over French higher education minister's call for English-language university teaching to attract more foreign students.
French interior minister Claude Guéant has finally issued official instructions loosening his crackdown on the number of residency and work permits granted to non-European Union foreign students in France. The backtrack followed vigorous opposition to the measures, announced last May, from the country’s academic and business organizations. Carine Fouteau reports.