Whether you are students, PhD students or researchers, acc&ss Paris Centre is there for you !

French and foreign nationals, living or not on the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris campus, we inform you and accompany you since the preparation of your stay and during all the duration of your stay in Île-de-France on many topics : assistance in searching for accommodation, administrative procedures, work regulations, job search, learning French, coming with your family, cultural activities….


For general information, please read the "acc&ss Paris Ile-de-France" guide dedicated to mobility :

Advice and support by acc&ss Paris Centre - some specificities

acc&ss Paris Centre is committed to advising and supporting you with your questions with any administrative process. For some of them, we can help by contacting privileged partners.

  • acc&ss Paris Centre offers French as a Foreign Language courses for Master students, PhD students, researchers and their spouses
  • We also organize cultural visits for PhD students and researchers
  • During each academic year, acc&ss Paris Centre strengthens its activities to welcome and support foreign students and researchers with the Welcome Desk Paris.

Welcome Desk Paris

"Paris accueille les étudiants et chercheurs du monde".

Every year, acc&ss Paris Centre strengthens its reception and support activities for foreign students and researchers. This system is implemented with the support of the City of Paris and the Ile-de-France Region in the Maison Internationale de la Cité internationale universitaire de Paris. Amultilingual team welcomes foreign students and informs them on all aspects of their stay (accommodation, residence permit, health insurance, housing assistance, job search...).

Partners such as the CAF, the CPAM (Health insurance) or Pôle Emploi are also present on site to facilitate administrative procedures in one place. The privileged relations with the Paris Police Prefecture facilitate the procedures.

To learn more about the Welcome Desk Paris, click on the pages of the Welcome Desk Paris web site.

How to contact us

The acc&ss team welcomes you to its premises in the Maison Internationale of the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris or by video appointements.
You can also contact us by mail at access[@]ciup.fr or using our contact form.

Find our contact form, our schedules, the different ways to benefit from our services and be helped and our appointment tool on our contact page
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