Education in France was characterized, since the establishment of compulsory schooling in the nineteenth century, by the so-called French, secular, public and compulsory republican school, which was created as a fundamental element of the French Republic. A conception based on intellectual meritocracy, and a high level of demand both in the selection of teachers and students. It is oriented to the formation of leaders with a high human and democratic sense, many of them linked to public administration, international organizations and the business sector of each of the countries where it has interference.