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Accommodation

Several accommodation options are available to Masters and PhD track students at the Institut Polytechnique de Paris. They can also benefit from an accommodation grant and aid in placing deposits.
Accommodation

Request for accommodation

To date, Institut Polytechnique de Paris does not have any housing unit to offer. We advise you to seek alternative solutions, particularly from the following organizations:

  • Studapart

    You will have to create an account directly on this plateform.
    In order to formulate a request for accomodation, your registration has to be complete and approved by the admission team of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris and your fees paid.
    A school certificate will be asked when confirming your accomodation request.

    The rental file is simplified and in 100% digital format. You can also benefit from services after your reservation, such as home insurance.
    If you don't have a guarantor living in France, Studapart is your guarantor for the whole duration of your rental. To be eligible, all you have to do is submit your ID and an enrollment certificate on the platform.
     
  • Partner areas in Massy (91), Palaiseau (91)…
    The Institut Polytechnique de Paris has signed 4 partnerships for all students from its member schools: Twenty Campus, ECLA, YouFirst and Studéa. 

If any accommodation becomes available among our partners, we could allocate them. You might potentially benefit from them.

You will be able to ask for an accommodation request on your registration area (home page of the form). Your application for an accommodation will be processed after your registration is completed and your tuition fees paid.

No accommodation request will be processed if your registration file has not been verified by the Admission team of Institut Polytechnique de Paris.

Terms and condition

Priority over allocation Institut Polytechnique de Paris will first provide accommodation to:

  • PhD Track students;
  • Students benefitting from a scholarship holder (CROUS, Campus France) ;
  • Students arriving on the French territory for the first time.

Beware : you will have no choice regarding neither the location of your accommodation nor the type of apartment

Students can also apply to private student residences located near the campus.

Palaiseau

Massy

Quartier du Moulon

Orsay

Les Ulis

Antony

Chatenay Malabry

Paris

Accommodation with Science Accueil

The Institut Polytechnique de Paris has signed a partnership agreement with Science Accueil, which can offer students accommodation in private homes close to the campus.

The association offers all types of furnished accommodation, from rooms to detached houses and small or large flats.
Prices vary according to location and size.

  • In the Orsay area, you should expect to pay between €400 and €450 for a room in a private home, between €600 and €650 for a studio flat and between €750 and €900 for a two-bedroom apartment.
  • In Paris, rooms start from 500 euros and flats from 950 euros.

To reserve accommodation, you will be asked to pay a deposit of up to 30% of the rent, which will be deducted from your first rent.

The rent is payable from the first day of rental, together with a deposit representing one or two months' rent.
This is returned at the end of your stay, at the latest two months after your departure, if the accommodation is returned in good condition.

CASA Université Paris-Saclay platform

The creation of the CASA Université Paris-Saclay platform was initiated with the aim of providing personalised assistance in the search for your residence according to your profile and requirements. Thanks to this platform, you have direct access to information about available accommodation, giving you immediate visibility: CASA Université Paris-Saclay

Consult all the offers from public and private partners (departments 91, 92, 94, 75 and 78) in a single, dedicated space. This tool lists available offers, verified and submitted directly by partner landlords, including CROUS, associations, public and private landlords and companies.

Students can find accommodation throughout the Ile-de-France region:

  • In student residences
  • In private accommodation
  • Shared accommodation
  • In private homes
  • In exchange for services

In just a few clicks, create your profile, fill in your criteria and search for your future accommodation via this link.

Contact: louisa.belhadj-ziane@universite-paris-saclay.fr

Homestay Accommodation

The ensemble2générations organization offers an intergenerational house-share free of charge or at a low cost. You are hosted in a local elderly person’s home in exchange for your presence in the evening and at night, some assistance in small tasks or for a low rent. The organization offers three options, depending on your needs and availability:

  • Free housing with the commitment of regularly being present in the evening and at night from dinnertime onwards. An annual fee of €390 is paid to the organization.
  • Affordable housing: the student is regularly present and provides some assistance to their host, and a (roughly) €100 contribution to monthly bills. The fee for ensemble2générations is €390 per year.
  • Solidarity accommodation leaves the student with lots of freedom with their timetable, but it does not rule out a certain level of socialization and assistance with errands. A monthly rent of around €280-400 and a €300 annual fee paid to the organization are to be expected. (APL housing support possible)

This option provides affordable prices as well as an opportunity to share a lovely experience with a local elderly person, in the spirit of helping one another. The organization supervises the homestay and ensures regular check-ups. All information on the conditions of registration can be found on the association’s website. 

Renting private housing

The IP Paris campus is located next to the town of Massy Palaiseau and just 45 minutes from the center of Paris by public transport. 

Find accommodation to rent:

Be vigilant and watch out for scams. Never give out your banking details or identity documents directly via these websites or by email. Also never send money via Western Union.

Accommodation aid

On the CAF website you will find details about applications for housing support (personalized housing support (APL), family housing allowances (ALF) or social housing allowances (ALS)). Please see their website to check your eligibility.

Aid in getting a deposit

VISALE - Action Logement is a scheme which replaces the need for a guarantor or personal deposit.
The system is simple and completely electronic, providing support in putting down a deposit for accommodation. The scheme acts as the "guarantor" for future tenants.
Its objective is to support young people and Action Logement has developed other schemes that can be used alongside it, such as Mobili-Jeune or Loca-pass.

Find more information on the VISALE website.