Foyers and student halls of residence

Student halls of residence, maisons d’étudiants, and foyers are an alternative form of accommodation for young people who are travelling.

Résidence Montrouge - Chambre 4

A cheap and alternative means of accommodation

To stay in Paris at a lower cost, discover organizations that manage student and university accommodation.  It is a savvy way to find accommodation in the city, either temporarily in the summer, or for the year for students studying in Paris.

Foyers or Maisons d’étudiants

Alternative and budget type of accommodation in foyers or Maisons d’étudiants. The UNME (Union nationale des maisons d’étudiants) has more than 20 foyers and student residences in Paris, some of which remain open throughout the summer and which welcome students who are travelling.

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Student halls of residence
Possibility of renting rooms to students during the summer for a small cost from 1 day (2 in Paris) to 3 months (July, August and September only). Some student halls of residence are situated in the centre of Paris and are managed by the Centre régional des œuvres universitaires (C.R.O.U.S. – Regional students’ welfare office). Bookings must be made directly with the halls of residence.

More information, and information on access conditions, on 

Be my nest No classification Adhérent

Bed and Breakfast accommodation

NC, Paris, 75


"Be my nest" : THE place to find your homestay that offers different types of accommodation to students. The easiest way to study......

Maison Internationale - Cité Universitaire No classification Adhérent

Youth hostels, hostels for young people

17 boulevard Jourdan, Paris, 75014


Each "House" or "Foundation" manages their own reservations, information at the reception of Cité Universitaire.

La maison des mines et des ponts et chaussées No classification

Youth hostels, hostels for young people

270 rue Saint-Jacques, Paris, 75005

La maison des mines et des ponts et chaussées is reserved for students from Paris-Tech schools during the academic year. However,......

La Résidence de l’École Centrale Paris No classification

Youth hostels, hostels for young people

5 avenue Sully Prud'Homme, Chatenay-Malabry, 92290

La Résidence de l’École Centrale Paris se situe à Châtenay-Malabry (92). Au sein de ce campus se dressent pavillons, foyer et......