USEFUL LINKS

Government reference services

The institutional website of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research
http://www.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr

The institutional website of university reform
http://www.nouvelleuniversite.gouv.fr

The institutional website of the Ministry of National Education
http://www.education.gouv.fr

The portal allowing all publics to access education services: Education
http://www.education.fr

The website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr

The legal website. It makes available to the public the essential legislative and regulatory texts.
http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/

The portal for access the French administration and administrative information
http://www.service-public.fr

The website devoted to measures implementing the government’s program for the information society.
http://www.internet.gouv.fr

Guidance

The National Office for Information on Education and Occupations develops and disseminates the documentation necessary for information and guidance on training, employment, occupations and their development.
http://www.onisep.fr

The information and guidance centers set up by the Ministry of National Education to help young people to become informed, orientate themselves and prepare for their integration.
http://www.education.gouv.fr/orient/cio.htm

The Youth Information and Documentation Center was created on the initiative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. It welcomes and informs young people free of charge on all subjects that interest them.
http://www.cidj.asso.fr

The possibilities of distance education, both correspondence and telematics.
http://www.cned.fr

Registrations

Registrations are made directly with universities. Here is the list of university websites :
http://www.cpu.fr/Universites

The website of the Conférence des grandes écoles 
http://www.cge.asso.fr

The website of the conference of university presidents
http://www.cpu.fr

The list of university institutes of technology
http://www.onisep.fr/onisep2/atlas_02/html/typ/cadretyp.htm

Coming to study in France

The agency for the promotion of the French higher education offer and for the coordination of reception and stay services in France offered to foreign students
http://www.campusfrance.org

The student world

The website of the independent research organization on the living conditions of students in France
http://www.ove-national.education.fr

Journals of university life

L’Etudiant group website: press, trade fairs, multimedia, publishing.
http://www.letudiant.fr

Going abroad

Server of the European community
http://europa.eu.int/

Socrates-France Agency
http://www.socrates-france.org/

French coordination of the Leonardo da Vinci program
http://europa.eu.int/en/comm/dg22/leonardo.html

Tempus project development help server
http://www.etf.eu.int/

Data from the University Database for International Cooperation: DeBuCi
http://debuci.cines.fr

"Les Euronautes", the European community of 15-25 year olds :
http://www.leseuronautes.eu

International relationships

Germany: The German counterpart of CNOUS and CROUS (many twinnings between CROUS and Studenwerke)
http://www.studentenwerke.de/

Germany: Franco-German Youth Office
http://www.ofaj.org

United States: National Association of Student Personnal Administrators
http://www.naspa.org/

Canada: Produced by the Cultural and Scientific Services of the Embassy of France in Canada, a site for Canadian students professionals in the field of Education on French higher education and French-Canadian exchanges
http://www.ambafrance-ca.org/hyperlab/AIDEMEM/Fran%E7ais.htm