- The top three teams in Ligue 1 qualify for the Champions League, with the top two proceeding directly to the group phase.
- The third-placed team enters in the third qualifying round. The fourth-placed team qualifies for the UEFA Europa League.
- The other two Europa League places are determined through the country’s two domestic cup competitions, the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue.
- If both of the cup winners qualify for Europe through their league position, the fifth- and sixth-placed teams in Ligue 1 will qualify for the Europa League.