"Starting on July 1st, international students will be allowed to enter the French territory, regardless of their country of origin. Support arrangements will be facilitated. Their visa and residence permit applications will be processed in priority.
France “will proceed to a gradual reopening of its Schengen exterior border from July 1st”, said minister of foreign affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and minister of internal affairs Christophe Castaner on Friday during a common communication underlining “the stakes of academic attractiveness”."
Campus France, June 12, 2020, https://www.campusfrance.org/en/french-borders-to-reopen-gradually-for-international-students-from-july-1st?fbclid=IwAR2QmO3H1Uk8NszLJMghGao00Dp1w4NbslMFGBQV2daDO8bZi0C3BUCMMwE
Campus France, September 2, 2020, BACK TO SCHOOL 2020: ADVICE FOR STUDENTS AND RESEARCHERS COMING TO FRANCE