Campus @ France

Campus @ France

Programs @ France

Why Study in France?

Post Study Visa

Stay for up-to 2 years of program completion during which you can explore full-time employment prospects.

Attractive Tuition Rates

Via Rushford's collaboration with Ascencia Business School, you benefit from attractive tuition fee rates.

Part-Time Work Opportunities

Work part-time for up to 20 hours per week during academic semesters and 35 hours per week during the summer holidays.

No. 1 Student City

Paris has been ranked as the #1 student city in various best cities surveys.

Multi-cultural Ambiance

Being a part of different clubs and communities will provide significant exposure to various cultures, enhancing your cultural competence and employability.

France Campus

Rushford operates in France via our collaboration with Ascencia Business School

The facility offers generous classrooms equipped with whiteboards and projectors; recreational areas for students to relax and socialize, sports facilities, and more.

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French Campus

Address:

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2 Chemin de Beaumont, 

Deols 36130,  Châteauroux, France

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Address:

97 Rue Martha Desrumaux

Building A – 92000 Nanterre

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Châteauroux, situated in the heart of central France, is a city that exudes a timeless and authentic charm. Its historic old town, adorned with centuries-old buildings, cobbled streets, and picturesque squares, creates an enchanting atmosphere. As you stroll through the streets, you'll encounter architectural wonders that tell the story of the city's rich history.

The city is surrounded by rolling countryside and lush landscapes, offering a delightful contrast to the urban setting. This harmonious blend of urban sophistication and natural beauty makes Châteauroux a unique destination. Visitors can enjoy leisurely walks along the serene riverside, basking in the tranquility that the city's surroundings provide.

Châteauroux is also a hub of culture and art. Its museums, theaters, and cultural institutions offer a wide range of experiences, from captivating art exhibitions to inspiring performances. The Equinoxe Theatre, for example, hosts a diverse array of shows, including theater productions, concerts, and dance performances, enriching the cultural fabric of the city.

For food enthusiasts, Châteauroux is a culinary delight. The city's eateries and bistros serve up delectable local dishes and wines, allowing visitors to savor the flavors of the region. And with local markets offering fresh produce and regional specialties, it's an ideal place to indulge in the pleasures of French gastronomy.

Châteauroux's allure lies in its authenticity, welcoming spirit, and the promise of discovering hidden gems around every corner. Whether you're seeking historical intrigue, cultural enrichment, natural beauty, or simply a peaceful escape, Châteauroux invites you to immerse yourself in its captivating world.

Housing

If you are planning to study at Rushford in Châteauroux, France, we offer several on and off-campus options suitable for you. These include hostels, private apartments, shared flats, and student housing facilities. Many of these options are located within the campus, or within walking distance of the school, or easily accessible by public transportation. At the time of your admission, housing options will be explained to you as part of the overall offer.  Shared student accommodation usually costs EUR 300 to 600 per month.

Meals

As a student living in Châteauroux, you will have a range of meal options available to you.

Many of our housing options come with a kitchen, allowing you to prepare your own meals as you see fit.

There are also a number of supermarkets and grocery stores located in the city, making it easy to stock up on ingredients and cook your own meals.

If you prefer to eat out, Châteauroux has a variety of restaurants and cafes offering a range of cuisines to suit every taste and budget. Special meals such as vegetarian and halal are also available at various food joints.

At Rushford Business School, our language of instruction is English. However, we encourage students to join language classes for French, as fluency in multiple languages is an important asset in the business world. Additionally, a good knowledge of French can be especially helpful for our students in terms of communication with the local community and securing industry placements in France and other French speaking European countries.

In terms of dress code, we expect our students to adhere to a professional business appearance or smart casuals. This includes wearing a suit, shirt, collared t-shirts, denims etc for men and pants or skirt, blouse, and jacket with closed shoes for women. In winter, students may add warm clothing as needed.

Details about the admission process for programs offered via the France campus are available in the following link:

Admission Process

Travel & Arrival

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Obtaining a Student Visa

Before you can travel to France, you must obtain a student visa if applicable to you. Most international students from outside of the EU need a student visa. You can apply to your local French consulate for a student visa after you have received the acceptance letter. Visa requirements vary by applicant nationality, so please check the requirements with your local French consulate. More information about the student visa process is available on the admissions page.

Our admissions team at Rushford and Ascencia Business School will guide you with the visa application process.

Travelling to Châteauroux, France

We recommend flying to Paris Orly (ORY) Airport, which is 219 km away from Châteauroux. The train via Paris Austerlitz from Paris Orly (ORY) to Châteauroux takes 3h 53m

Registering at the School

You must register at the school during your first week as an overseas student. Before visiting Châteauroux, you will be given a personal appointment to complete your registration and get details on various introductory activities.

Accommodation

Rushford offers several on and off-campus options suitable for you. These include hostels, private apartments, shared flats, and student housing facilities. Many of these options are located on the campus or within walking distance of the school or easily accessible by public transportation. At the time of your admission, housing options will be explained to you as part of the overall offer.

Shared student accommodation usually costs EUR 300 to 600 per month.

Health & Other Insurance

In France, international student health insurance is an essential requirement for all foreign students who wish to study in the country. It is a mandatory condition to obtain a student visa and to enroll in educational institutions. The health insurance coverage ensures that international students have access to necessary medical services during their stay in France, providing them with peace of mind and protection in case of unforeseen medical emergencies.

The health insurance requirements for international students in France typically include comprehensive coverage for medical expenses, hospitalization, emergency medical treatment, repatriation, and medical evacuation. It should also cover pre-existing conditions, accidents, and illnesses, as well as medical expenses resulting from accidents and medical transportation expenses.

 

When applying for a student visa, students are required to show proof of valid health insurance that meets the specific requirements set by the French authorities. It is important for students to carefully review the insurance policy’s terms and conditions to ensure it meets all the necessary criteria and provides adequate coverage during their entire period of study in France.

Financial Matters & Banking

Opening a bank account in France is quite simple. In fact, there are many different banks one can choose from. The local currency is Euro, also known as EUR.

When opening an account, you will need to provide some personal information, such as your name, date of birth, and address. You will also need to provide proof of identity and student residency status. This can be done by providing a copy of your passport, residence permit or driver’s license.

Living in France

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Budgeting Your Stay

Overall, the total monthly expenses for students in Châteauroux, France can range from approximately €800 to €1,200 or more, depending on individual choices and lifestyle.

Accommodation: €300 to €600 per month.

Food: €150 to €250 per month for groceries and dining out.

Transportation: €30 to €50, depending on the coverage area.

Health Insurance: €50 to €100 per month.

Books and Supplies: The cost of textbooks and study materials can vary depending on the program of study. On average, students may spend around €50 to €100 per month on books and supplies.

Personal Expenses: €100 to €200 per month.

Working Part-Time

Non-EU students studying in France on a student visa are allowed to work part-time during the academic year for a maximum of 20 hours per week while this can increase to 35 hours per week during summer holidays.

 EU/EEA and Swiss students do not need a work permit and have the same work rights as French students.

Transportation

Public transportation in Châteauroux is efficient, extensive, and a popular choice for both residents and international students. The city offers a well-integrated network of buses, trams, and a modern metro system that connects various neighborhoods and makes getting around the city convenient and affordable.

 

Leisure Time & Culture

Châteauroux, a charming city located in central France, offers various leisure activities and attractions for residents and visitors. Here are some ways people typically spend their leisure time in Châteauroux:

Exploring the Old Town: Châteauroux boasts a picturesque old town with cobbled streets, historic buildings, and charming squares. Many people enjoy strolling through this area, taking in the architecture and enjoying a leisurely coffee at one of the local cafes.

Parks and Green Spaces: The city is home to several parks and green spaces, such as the André Malraux Park, where people can relax, have picnics, and enjoy outdoor activities like jogging and playing sports.

Cultural Activities: Châteauroux has cultural institutions like the Equinoxe Theatre, which hosts various performances, including theater, concerts, and dance shows. The city also has a cinema for movie enthusiasts.

Cycling and Hiking: The surrounding countryside offers opportunities for cycling and hiking. People can explore the beautiful landscapes, trails, and riverside paths.

Local Cuisine: French gastronomy is an integral part of leisure in Châteauroux. Residents and visitors can savor local dishes and wines at restaurants, cafes, and bistros.

Sporting Activities: Châteauroux has sports facilities for tennis, swimming, and other sports. People can participate in or watch local sports events.

Local Festivals and Events: The city hosts numerous festivals and events throughout the year, including music festivals, art exhibitions, and cultural celebrations. These events offer opportunities for entertainment and socializing.

Visiting Museums: Châteauroux has several museums, including the Bertrand Museum, where visitors can explore art, history, and cultural exhibits.

Day Trips: Châteauroux is ideally located for day trips to other attractions in the region, such as the Château de Valençay, a stunning historic chateau, and the picturesque villages of the Berry region.

Fishing: The region is known for its rivers and lakes, making it a popular spot for fishing enthusiasts. People can spend their leisure time casting lines and enjoying the serene waters.

These are just some of the ways people spend their leisure time in Châteauroux. The city and its surroundings offer a blend of cultural, outdoor, and recreational activities to suit various interests.

Shopping

The city has a variety of shops and markets where people can shop for fashion, local products, and souvenirs.

Climate


Châteauroux, in central France, has a temperate oceanic climate with distinct seasons. Summers are warm and pleasant, with occasional heatwaves. Autumns bring cooler temperatures, winters are cool but not extreme, and spring sees a gradual warming. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. This climate allows for a variety of outdoor and indoor leisure activities, making Châteauroux a welcoming destination year-round.

Staying Connected

Châteauroux, like the rest of France, has several major mobile operators, including Orange, SFR, Bouygues Telecom, Free Mobile, and La Poste Mobile. These operators offer a range of mobile plans and services to cater to the diverse needs of residents and visitors in the area.

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