Practical information for foreign exchange students in France
CNOUS (Centre National des Oeuvres Universitaires et Scolaires) publishes two booklets for foreign students who are coming to France.
Here you will find useful information about planning your trip and your stay in France.
"Going to France"
This well-documented and user-friendly guidebook is for foreign students who want to study in France.
This guidebook is extremely useful for solving common questions that often arise before and during a trip abroad.
In it, you will find helpful information, advice and contacts.
To download this guidebook, please click here
Study in France : Questions/Answers
If you are a foreign student who wishes to study in France, this booklet provides answers to many common questions. Inside you will find some information about how to organize your studies, what to do before leaving, and some advice for then you arrive in France.
To download this guidebook, please click here.
If you still have questions about practical details, please check out their FAQ.
The booklet "Choose France" is also a helpful tool that will keep you posted on different types of institutions, visas, grants and financial aid, housing, work and useful addresses).
Housing in France
This documents contains useful information about the different housing options in France, including important vocabulary, websites, tips, average prices and government assistance in financing your lodging.