International resources


France has a mixed economy that includes private enterprise with substantial state enterprise and government intervention. It is leading exporter of a wide range of products including: agriculture, aircraft, automobiles, machinery, pharmaceuticals, plastics, perfumes and wine. Financial services, banking and the insurance sector are an important part of the economy.

The resources below provide information on further study and work experience.

Further resources
Study Abroad: France (Prospects)
Gives brief information on the higher education system, entry requirements, fees and funding, exchanges, and visas.
Studying Abroad: France (Targetpostgrad)
Gives an overview of the higher education system, courses, application procedures, fees and scholarships, exchange programmes, issues regarding recognition of qualifications in the UK, and visa requirements.
Working Abroad: France (Prospects)
Gives brief information on: job market, vacancy sources, work experience, volunteering, and visas and immigration.
Working Abroad: France (Targetjobs)
– gives information on: the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country.
Working in Europe (France)
Student-voted employer league tables and current economic data. Lists of companies represent the views of surveyed undergraduates from this country when they were asked who they most wanted to work for. Also gives indicators of general economic outlook and average salary information by sector.
Working in France
Includes working conditions in France, tips on how to find a job and job sites.