Getting started

There are many options to choose from when booking accommodation in Paris. Whatever your choice of accommodation our dedicated student services team is there to provide advice and guidance every step of the way.

ULIP has recently signed agreements with two specialised student accommodation agencies in Paris, for more information click here. We also act as a guarantor for students enrolled on ULIP programmes to help them secure accommodation with private landlords.

What are the options?

For information about finding accomodation, please click here.

ULIP students are also aligible to receive housing benefit (CAF) from the French government. The amount received depends on how much rent is paid, any income the student receives from part-time employment and the location of the property. On average ULIP students receive roughly €200 a month in housing benefits

Accommodation type Average price per month € Average price per month £ Cost per academic year (9 months) Cost per academic year with housing benefit
Les Estudines €750 - €1 048 £580 - £850 £5 220 - £7 650 £3 745 - £6 175
Cité Universitaire €540-€615 £420-£475 £3 780-£4 275 £3 133-£3 628
Private rental studio €500-€900 £423-£763 £3 807-£6 867 £3 385-£5 455
Flat sharing €500-€800 £390-£620 £3 510-£5 580 £2 690-£4 760
Living with a resident landlord €400-€750 £310-£580 £2 790-£5 220 £1 970-£4 400

Note: Prices in £ are based on current conversion rates and may vary. The cost per academic year with housing benefit is a rough estimate based on average housing benefit allocations for current ULIP students.

Did you know that Paris has been named as the top student city for 2014, 2015 and 2016? Find out more about studying at ULIP and see what they are talking about.