Sophia Antipolis, an exceptional technology park situated between the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains, is home to several higher education institutes and universities that have created a vibrant student community of over 5,000 students.
SKEMA Business School assists its current and future students to search for accommodation via its online Housing Platform where various offers are posted. SKEMA Housing platform is the key resource for accommodation search.
Information about accommodation in Sophia Antipolis area is also available on:
- The Welcome Pack: the details are sent by e-mail to newly-enrolled students after they receive a confirmation of admission;
- YEP (Your Education Portal) for current students;
- The official Facebook group called SKEMA Housing.
Students who would like to live in a university residence in Sophia Antipolis area can make a request a few months before the start of the school year. Start your search from the list of residences near the campus
Please note that students may need to have a guarantor – a person or an organisation that will guarantee the payment of the rent and bills in case of default on your part. Their financial resources must correspond to at least three times the amount of the rent.
SKEMA's Sophia Antipolis campus also has its own residence.
63 Rue Dostoïevski
06560 Valbonne Sophia Antipolis
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 00 02 30
The mission of CROUS (regional centres of university and academic services) is to assist in improving students' life and work conditions. Apartments in university residences are usually managed by CROUS and are the cheapest lodging option. The CROUS of Nice Toulon manages 4 900 places for accommodation, ranging from furnished rooms to three-room flats in 18 different student residences (2 in Sophia Antipolis). They are allocated according to an applicant's social criteria (parents' income, distance, and so on). For the academic year 2020/2021, the application should be submitted online between May 5th, and June 22nd 2020. Complementary admissions are made during summer and at the beginning of the school year based on remaining places.
If you are an international student, click here
to view the application procedure.
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