Coming to France?
Welcome to Université Paris-Saclay! Our pages are intended to provide you with general information on a wide range of topics to make your moving experience more pleasant. Your institution's staff are eager to help you with any questions you may have.
Preparing to move
Before coming to France, make sure that you gather all the necessary information regarding immigration procedures and the documents you should bring with you. In addition, it is important that you understand the cost of living in France.
Settling in France
To help you settle in the best conditions, here is all the relevant information on validating your visa, requesting a residence and/or work permit, finding an accommodation and choosing the health coverage that best suits your needs.
- Residence permit application, validation and renewal
- Work permit
- Health coverage and other compulsory insurances
Going to a new country is an exciting and possibly a slightly daunting experience. Here you will find a range of information regarding practical matters, including the critical first steps that you will have to take.
- Means of transportation
- Reaching Université Paris-Saclay's campus
- Telecommunications services
- Bank account
- Family matters
- Eating in France
- Rights and responsibilities
Culture and life in France, in Paris and at Université Paris-Saclay
Culture, student organisations, integration, sport, activities, events... Experience life to the full in Paris and at the Paris-Saclay campus - your home away from home.
- Culture and leisure
- Local community activities and organisations
- Understanding French culture
- Learning French