Name of Podcast: Le monde est un campus (The world is a campus)
What topics are covered: This podcast talks about education and teaching.
Why is it good to listen to? The host speaks at a normal rhythm with informal language. She does not have any accent, but the participants always have accents since they are non-native speakers of French.
You can subscribe or listen to the podcast by finding “Le monde est un campus” on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? The podcasts are updated on a weekly basis, on Monday.
Length of each podcast: Each episode is about 15 minutes long.
Le monde est un campus is a podcast broadcast on France Culture. In this podcast, every week they invite international students who have one thing in common: they are all studying in France. Indeed, today, foreign students account for 12% of the French students, making France the third host country after the United States and the United Kingdom.
France remains a major player in higher education. What attracts foreign students in France? Le monde est un campus tries to answer this question by going directly to meet these students. They try to understand their motivations to study in France, the choice of their studies, discover their personal world, their views of France and its people, the difficulties encountered, what they value in the host country, what they like less, but also differences with their country of origin …
This podcast therefore presents a series of portraits of foreign students in France. In some podcasts, there are several students at the same time telling their experiences, but in some podcast episode only one student is present and therefore the podcast focuses on that student.
Summary: This French podcast in very interesting for people who wants to study in France, or who want to get more information about higher education in France.