Practical Information

Upon your registration in one of our schools, Galileo Global Education provides you with administrative services to help you prepare your arrival to France.

You will be equipped with all the necessary information to study in France.

Visa Information

Consular officers are required to take into consideration general factors, including the likelihood that the applicant's training in France will result in "professional success," the likely contribution of the student's plans to the economic and social development of his or her home country, and France's relationship with that country.

Traveling In and Out of France

Bus, train, plane, car: find the best way to travel in and out of France,

Obtaining a Bank Account in France

If you remain in France for more than three months, you can open a resident bank account. You are however advised to check with the bank in your home country, whether it is associated with a French network, which may make your life easier.

Bank Holidays in France

A list of bank holidays in France throughout the year.

Getting a Telephone Line in France

There are many telephone carriers in France as Free, SFR, Bouygues Telecom, Orange, etc.. There are also some interesting options which include internet and cable television service. There are telephone stores located all over Paris, or you may search on line for more information on finding the best carrier for you.

Seeing a Doctor in France

It is mandatory for all foreign students coming to France ( 20 to 28 years old) to have a Social Security card and number to be presented in case of illness or accident.