Studying in France offers many advantages, with access to discounts and deals that make daily life easier. 1/ ADMISSION CONDITIONS. To be admitted to the Alliance Française Rouen- Normandie, students must be 18 years of age and comply with French legislation to be in the country. A photocopy of your passport and visa will be requested upon arrival. Students from 16 to 18 years may be admitted with parental authorisation. What is the Student Status? If you are under 28 years old and are registered for at least 60 hours/month for more than 3 months at AFLyon, you will get the student status which gives you the right to: • Work part-time • Join the Student National Health Scheme (Sécurité Sociale étudiante) • Access to student restaurants.