|The event was held in the UMM Senate Meeting Room. (Photo: Rizki / PR)|
The scholarship information provider institution, Campus France and the Français D'indonésie Institute were present at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM), Tuesday (23/4). The presence of two institutions under the auspices of the Embassy of the Republic of France socialized the scholarships in Western Europe.
Ines Schmitt, Campus France's national coordinator for Indonesia said that the Republic of France currently had 325 thousand foreign students from various countries in the world. "In 2027, France projects will be 500 thousand international students taking higher education there," Ines said.
The education system in France was relatively the same as other countries which PhD was taken three years, two years for Master, three years for Bachelor and BTS / DUT or known as bac+2 for two years. Ines said, France was the fourth largest country to accept foreign students in the world. "This is a big opportunity," he said.
Many scholarships were offered by the French government and other scholarship institutions. Like MOPGA, Eiffel Scholarship and Erasmus Mundus. "Government scholarships are also given to students who are interested in schooling in France," he explained. France had 3500 institutes, 73 universities and 220 business schools.
UMM Vice Rector I, Dr. Syamsul Arifin, M.Sc explained that today UMM was conducting structuring and accelerating the quality of human resources. The orientation of the teaching staff in the future, according to Syamsul, must be a professor. Study in France, he continued, was a good opportunity for a brilliant career path.
In addition, Syamsul ordered, while still young, you should have a lot of spirit ammunition to have high competence. Also, there were severe consequences if you chose to study abroad. "Leaving family and homesick," he concluded, which was then greeted by laughter from the participants. (Win)