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Welcome guide for international PhD students and researchers

You are a (future) PhD student, researcher or teacher-researcher at the University of Paris-Saclay and you are coming from abroad ?  

You will find in this page : 

  • the procedures to be followed before your arrival, during your stay and at the end of your stay, explained in a simple and practical way
  • suggestions and advices to facilitate your integration in France and at the University
  • information about the PhD and research activities at the University of Paris-Saclay, which will help you understand this new and rich environment.

Welcome guide for international PhD students and researchers


An overview of all procedures to follow during your stay in France



Consult the guide by cliking on the theme sheet of your choice

Nb: Algerian PhD students/researchers cannot at the moment use the ANEF tele-procedure to apply for/renew their residence permit. They will continue to submit their application either by post or by booking an appointment with the prefectural services according to their residence area. In the case of the sub-prefecture of Palaiseau, consult the page of appointment booking then select "professional life" section: access link