2nd July to 16th July 2012
Campus France - India organizing Pre-Departure sessions across India


S. No. City/
Desk Name
Date of Event Venue Day Time
1. New Delhi 2 July 2012 Embassy of France in India2/50 ShantipathChankyapuri, Delhi-110021 Monday 10h00-13h00
2. Chandigarh 7 July 2012 Alliance Francaise le Corbusier
Next to Hibiscus Garden
Sector-36A, Chandigarh 160036
Saturday 11h00-13h00
3. Ahmedabad 8 July 2012 Alliance Francaise d'Ahmedabad
Opp. Gujarat College,
Ellis Bridge, Ahmedabad 380006
Sunday 16h00-18h00
4. Mumbai 9 July 2012 Auditorium of
Alliance Francaise de Mumbai,
Theosophy Hall, 40 New Marine
Lines, Mumbai 400020
Monday 10h30-13h00
5. Pune 10 July 2012 270-D, Kalachaya Cultural CenterAlliance Francaise de
Pune,Patrakar Nagar Road,
Off Senapati Bapat Road,Pune 411016
Tuesday 10h00-13h00
6. Kolkata 11 July 2012 Alliance Francaise du Bengale
217, AJC Bose Road,
Kolkata 700017
Wednesday 16h00-18h00
7. Chennai 12 July 2012 Alliance Francaise de Madras
College Road, Chennai 600006
Thursday 10h00-12h00
8. Hyderabad 13 July 2012 Auditorium of
Alliance Francaise d'Hyderabad
Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500034
Friday 11h00-14h00
9. Bangalore 16 July 2012 Alliance Franciase de Bangalore,
108, Vasanthanagar,
Bangalore 560052
Monday 17h00-19h00


What is a Pre-Departure Session for?

Every year, Campus France-India conducts pre-departure orientation sessions pan India to prepare Indian applicants for student life in France.

Who is concerned?

Enrolled students i.e. who have already received an offer/ letter of admission.

Prospective students i.e. candidates considering higher education in France. So that, prospective students can obtain information regarding the different courses on offer as well as the scholarship opportunities.

What is it all about?

This event is a great platform for enrolled students to find out about the step by step preparation required before they fly to France as well as, a unique opportunity for prospective students to assess France as their chosen destination for higher education. The objective of the pre-departure orientation session is to equip students with the following information:

  • Visa Application Procedure
  • Monetary & Medical Requirements in France
  • French Language Preparation
  • The Classroom Experience
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Student life in France etc.


Last year's Pre-Departure Session held at the French Embassy in New Delhi on 8th July 2011:-

What are the benefits?

We have multiple partners for the events, such as organizations which offer products and services of student interest. For example, Air France and Cox & Kings partnered with us previously to inform students about their special student fares, travel insurance etc. Additionally, we have French institutions of higher education to promote student life at their institute as well as the various programs of study on offer. Furthermore, we have Indian alumni from different institutes who participate to share details of their student experiences in France.

For more details regarding the pre-departure event in your city, kindly get in touch with the nearest Campus France desk.