Depending on your nationality, you may need to obtain a visa to enter France, then a residence permit to extend your stay.
What are the steps to take to apply for a visa? How to extend your stay? Can you work, travel during your stay?
You will find here all the required information in order to better understand your rights and obligations, and how to complete your formalities.

Entry requirements and visas

Find out if you need a visa, and what are the procedures.

How to apply for a residence permit

Applying for a residence permit, a duplicate following a theft or loss, extending your stay after your studies or research project.

Rights associated with your residence permit

Cross-border travel, working during your studies or research.

After your stay as a student or researcher

The different options to stay in France and look for employment, start a PhD or even to set up a business.