Student life in Paris
Supporting foreign students and researchers in incoming mobility is a priority for HESAM Université, which provides a support service to facilitate procedures and make the mobility experience as positive as possible.
Different types of housing are available for students and we can suggest various websites to help with your search:
- CROUS housing (Cité U)
Student rooms in university dormitories (the Cité U) managed by the French state operator CROUS are offered at very advantageous rates to students. To apply for housing, check out these various information sites:
- CROUS housing map in Paris
A platform listing more than 23,000 offers to rent from individuals, exclusively for students.
A free security deposit service for students.
- The “Cité internationale universitaire” of Paris (CIUP) located in the 14th arrondissement in Paris.
CIUP is a set of 40 houses that welcomes more than 6,000 students, researchers and artists from all over the world.
- Private university residences or renting private apartments
Renting a private apartment from a property owner or through real estate agencies
Le bon coin
- Shared apartments
Sharing an apartment with French or foreign students or young professional
La carte des colocs
- Other websites of interest
Buddy system: A buddy system with volunteer students and researchers will be established in connection with the host institutions and their student associations. Theses buddies will be identified in advance by HESAM Université, which will be in charge of supporting incoming students or researchers, especially after their arrival and during their first weeks.