How to find accommodation in Paris

It is important to take care of accommodation as soon as possible as there is a very high demand for student housing in Paris, that’s why it is difficult to find a place to live.
SKEMA Business School accompanies its future and current students in their accommodation search via its Housing Service, accessible:
  • via the Welcome Pack fo newly enrolled students, (ID sent by e-mail by the school following the declaration of admission)
And if you need an individualized and customized assistance, contact us at

Accommodation search

Students wishing to live in university residences in Paris may make a request a few months before the start of the school year. Start your search from the following list: List of residences near SKEMA campus

Housing centres:
Youth hostels:
Budget hotels:

A guarantor: a person or organisation which may guarantee the payment of the rent and any bills in case of default on your part.  Their financial resources must correspond to three times the amount of the rent.
Renting Agencies:
Many of them exist in and around Paris.  Agency fees, a guarantor and three months’ rent are usually required.
Host family or accommodation owned by a private individual:
You may be put up by French families selected by organisations (please see below).
  • Atome - Partnership with the Edufrance Agency and the CIUP (membership: €500)
    6 Passage des Arts, 75014 Paris - Payment for a host family: between €610 and €840 - Tel: +33 (0)1 40 46 07 46
  • Séjours France Famille (registration fees: €70)
    21 rue des Etats Généraux - 78000 Versailles
    Prices: from €800 to €1200 depending on options selected - Tel: +33(0)1 30 21 68 28
  • Host Families in Paris - 6-8 impasse Chausson - 75010 Paris
    Tel: +33 06 71 64 78 93 -
  • The American Church - 65, Quai d'Orsay - 75007 Paris
  • L'Alliance Française - 101, boulevard Raspail - 75270 Paris Cedex 06
    Tel: +33 (1) 42 84 90 00 (many offers are proposed in exchange for a little work but it is required to own an Alliance Française student card)
  • The CROUS City Accommodation Service: service (free), ask at the front desk in the lobby of the CROUS
  • UNEL (National Union of Tenant Students)
    2, rue Pernety - 75015 Paris
  • France Accommodation & Culture
    53 rue Boissière - 75116 Paris - Tel: +33 (0)1 45 00 45 51
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