Private rental, a room in a university dormitory, flat-sharing..Many types of accommodation and assistance is provided to students at Université Paris Cité.

The Student Life department can assist you with housing and related administrative procedures: advice, research support in the private sector, contact with our partners, etc.

Finding Accommodation

University residences

The Crous of Paris offers more than 6 750 dormitory rooms in more than 70 residences. Several types of fully-equipped and furnished apartments are available, from single rooms to six‑room shared flats.

This accommodation is subject to availability for students on scholarships enrolled at a higher education institution dependent on the Paris Academy, foreign students on scholarships or in mobility students, handicapped students with motor disabilities or the visually impaired holding an 80% disability card.

To apply for accommodation in a student residence, you must submit an online application (Dossier Social Étudiant) DSE between 15 January and 31 May of the year preceding your registration.

Search for accommodation in a student residence


The Lokaviz Student Housing site

Lokaviz is a website that connects students and landlords to find certified student housing. Visale offers more than 23 000 accommodation units. Students of Université Paris Cité can register through the Portail MesServices using their ‘INE’ number (French for ‘National Student Identification’ – compulsory)

Visit the Lokaviz website

Housing platform

Plateforme de Studapart, in partnership with Université Paris Cité, you will find thousands of houses and apartments belonging to private owners, residences or real estate agencies available and close to the university’s facilities.

View Accommodation Platform

Simply create an account to access real-time verified and updated offers to:

  • find a rental
  • find your roommate(s) and form roommates
  • find a sub-lease
  • find a temporary room 

To register:
Nothing is simpler! Enter your personal email address and you will receive an activation code by email.

The 'Swap and study' housing exchange platform

The collaborative platform ‘Swap and study’ allows students to swap rooms for free for the duration of an internship or a study period abroad…

See Swap & Study website



Colette - intergenerational housing

Colette, a partner of Université Paris Cité, helps students and young professionals to find accommodation by cohabiting with hosts who have a room to rent in their home. There is no service to be rendered, only beautiful moments of sharing between generations. The advantages of going through Colette Club:

  •     Rents between €450 and €700 eligible for APL
  •     No guarantors or rental file to provide, Colette takes care of the deposit
  •     Personalized and effective support to find your accommodation quickly

Many accommodations are available in Paris, Ile-de-France, Lyon and Bordeaux.

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Xénia - intergenerational cohabitation

Xenia is a platform that connects seniors and students. It brings them together according to their common interests. The senior in good health hosts the student against a moderate participation in exchange for some daily services. Many accommodations are available in Paris and Ile-de-France.

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Immojeune - rental platform between individuals is an accommodation website for student and young professionals in France. It provides free, fast and easy access to students to more than 300,000 offers (flats, studios, apartments, student residences long or short-stay) across France.

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Housing support

Various organisations help students settle in more easily and provide them with financial support for the duration of their studies in Paris:

  • Apply for financial assistance from the CAF to cover part of your rent: ALS / APL 
  • Benefit from a guarantee when signing a lease:  Visale
  • Obtain a guarantee covering the risk of unpaid rent: Loca-pass guarantee
  • Obtain a loan to pay your security deposit: Loca-pass advance  
  • Get a subsidy from the Municipality of Paris for housing in the private sector: the A.I.L.E


Student Life Department

12 rue de l’école de Médecine Paris 6è
Aile droite du bâtiment – Portes A.0.4 et A.0.5
Campus Grands Moulins
Aile A – RdC – Loft
5, rue Thomas Mann Paris 13e

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