At the initiative of the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mme Catherine Colonna, the Campus France agency and the ensemble of the diplomatic network are organizing the first world day of alumni of French higher education, precious relays of the France dans leur pays. With more than 120 events organized from May 13 to 28 worldwide, France Alumni Day célèbre l’exceptionnelle diversité des talents formed in France et leurs réalières sur les cinq continents.

In Paris, an event organized at the Quai d’Orsay on May 23 will bring together alumni with exceptional courses, in the presence of M. Olivier Becht, minister delegate in charge of foreign trade, attractiveness and the French abroad. Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. Les different manifestations à travers le monde valoriseront la richesse des parcours d’alumni, notably des anciens bursiers du gouvernement français, ainsi que l’importance de leurs études en France dans leur vie professionnelle. This operation will allow us to highlight the strength of the France Alumni network, which was launched in 2014 and now has more than 370,000 members worldwide.

This operation highlights also l’attractivité et l’excellence française en matière d’enseignement supérieur et de recherche, qui est reconnu dans les classifications internationales, comme en témoignent les derniers résultats du classification 2022 de l’Academic ranking of world universitiesplus known under the name of “classement de Shanghai”, in which France retains for the third consecutive year its 3rd place worldwide in the number of establishments classified in the top 50: l’Université Paris-Saclay (16th), l’Université of Paris Sciences and Letters or PSL (40e) and Sorbonne University (43e).