Staying with a French family

Staying with a French family

It is possible to stay with a family as a paying guest. There are a number of entities that can arrange accommodation with a host family prior to your arrival. While this system is somewhat more expensive than the conventional rental arrangement, it offers an opportunity for immersion in French language and culture. If your budget is limited, you could opt for an arrangement whereby you are given accommodation in exchange for services. Finding a…

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Housing & Accommodation

Housing & Accommodation

A roof over everyone’s head: requesting a room in halls, obtaining financial assistance… Find out all the options available to students to stay in Paris in the best conditions. A room in halls or private accommodation? Halls of residence are managed by the Centre régional des œuvres universitaires (C.R.O.U.S. – Regional students’ welfare office). They are one of the most inexpensive accommodation solutions in the capital, but places are limited. Priority is given to students…

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Cité Internationale Universitaire of Paris

Cité Internationale Universitaire of Paris

Located in the South of Paris, the Cité internationale is one of the main accommodation centers for foreign students where residents from the world over find a very enjoyable living environment. Presentation 5700 students are accommodated in the 40 students’ residences (called Houses) of Cité Internationale, on a 34 hectare wooded park, in the 14th district of Paris. Prices vary according to residences : around 450 euros per month for an individual room if you are a student, and between…

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