Next Welcome Desk Paris from September 5 to October 28, 2022

Steps in My Process

Start your online process here! A number of tools are at your disposal: online guides to help with the steps in your process, an inbox where you can send all of your questions for acc&ss, a web TV, and the opportunity to be welcome with an appointment by one of our partners (CAF, CPAM, Pôle Emploi) or without appointment by the Welcome Desk Paris team.

The Welcome Desk Paris is closed?! Don’t worry, acc&ss Paris Centre is there for you all year round!

The Welcome Desk Paris Services

Contact or make an appointment with the partners of the Welcome Desk Paris

(only during the Welcome Desk Paris)

The Welcome Desk Paris is closed?! Don’t worry, acc&ss Paris Centre is there for you all year round!

Crous de Paris

Crous de Paris

The Crous of Paris has information for you regarding student housing, scholarships, the CVEC (contribution to student and campus life), social assistance, culture, …

More information

The Residence Permit

Digital access point of the Préfecture de Police de Paris

“Point d’Accès Numérique” dedicated to students and researchers, with the presence of a préfecture officer at the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris.

Most of the procedures for applying for student and researcher residence permits are now paperless, and other procedures are by appointment (requests for APS or RECE , retrieving of residence cards, etc.).

Useful information

Housing Allowances

Caisse d'Allocations Familiales (CAF) de Paris

The team at the Caisse d’Allocations Familiales (CAF) of Paris can help you fill out your request for housing aid online.
In-person and call appointments, from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Make an appointment with CAF

Housing Regulations

Agence Départementale d’Information sur le logement (ADIL75)

Inform you of the rights and responsibilities linked to your rental contract throughout the entirety of your stay.

Write to ADIL

Health Insurance

Assurance Maladie de Paris (CPAM)

Advisors from the CPAM will inform and help you about your rights for universal health insurance (la Protection Universelle Maladie) including Assurance maladie membership, reimbursements, general practitioners, the Vitale card, the CMUC, preventative health measures…

In-person appointments, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Make an appointment

Employment - Pôle Emploi

Pôle Emploi

An advisor from the Pôle Emploi employment offices can offer you help and direction: preparing your CV and job interviews, establishing your skill set, and offering helpful hints for your student job and internship search.

In-person appointments with the Pôle Emploi advisor, on Tuesdays from 9 am to 5 pm.

Make an appointment

PhD students and PhDs career - Association Bernard Grégory

Association Bernard Grégory

The ABG (Association Bernard Grégory), guest of the Welcome Desk Paris, offers 30-minute flash interviews to PhD students and researchers on October 13th, 2022, at the Cité internationale universitaire in Paris.

In-person appointments with the ABG advisor, on Thursday from 2 to 5 pm.

Make an appointment with ABG

Ask acc&ss, the international mobility expert, all of your questions!

The Cité internationale universitaire de Paris’ acc&ss team and multilingual international students are there to provide information regarding various subjects linked with international mobility and to help you to complete your steps in the administrative process online.

  • On-site welcome at Cité internationale universitaire de Paris without rappointment at the Welcome Desk Paris, 17 bd Jourdan, 75014 Paris : Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Online welcome by acc&ss with video-appointments (available soon)

Contact Us


Welcome Desk TV

Facebook Live

Our Factsheets

Our files are multilingual (French, English, Spanish, Mandarin).

They are updated and accessible online every year, in September and October.





Do you have a question? Something you’re unsure about?
Welcome Desk Paris is here for you!