European Student Card: France send out a strong signal

October 20th, 2016 in Paris, France.

France is strongly committed to the implementation of the European Student Card (ESC) project of by creating a national steering committee “to monitor and coordinate the work related to the conception and implementation [of the ESC] and ensure representation before national and international bodies “.

Designated “institutional representative” in December 2015, Monique Ronzeau was entrusted with the function of Chair of the national Steering Committee composed of permanent representatives of institutions and organizations in charge of the project and representing the partners involved in its development. The operational management of the project and steering committee secretariat is provided by the Cnous.

Find the detailed composition of the steering committee on the website of the Ministry of Higher Education and research.

The creation of a European student card (Measure No. 9 of the National Student Life Plan [PNVE] presented October 1, 2015 by the President of the French Republic) allows “a recognition of the student ID, regardless the home HEI and aims to promote cooperation between institutions and allow reciprocity of rights and services offered to students”.