France Debates International Student Fees

  • Ariane de Gayardon
Keywords: mobility, France, tuition, tuition fees, international students


The question of international students’ tuition fees has sparked debates in many of the European welfare states. One of the latest countries to face such a debate was France, where the matter is complicated by the African origin of half of the mobile students. This article looks at the French context to provide insights on the questions and concerns that the establishment of such policies should raise.

Author Biography

Ariane de Gayardon

Ariane de Gayardon is a PhD candidate in Higher Education at Boston College. She is also a graduate research assistant at the Center for International Higher Education.  

How to Cite
de Gayardon, A. (2016). France Debates International Student Fees. International Higher Education, (84), 26-27.
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