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Finding accomodation Excelia

On this page you’ll find useful information about how to find the perfect accommodation!

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To make sure your student life gets off to a good start, you’ll need to find somewhere to live! This can sometimes be quite daunting, particularly when moving to a new city… but it’s a very important step because it will be your home during your studies.

On this page you’ll find useful information about how to find the perfect accommodation!

 

 

 

📍 For all our campuses

🏡 Excelia’s accommodation platform

Make sure you visit our online accommodation platform! In partnership with Studapart, you have access to hundreds of accommodation offers… studios, house shares, flat shares, rooms in private houses. In addition, you can benefit from personalised support throughout your entire rental period!

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Housing guide

3 steps to find an accommodation

 

📍 La Rochelle Campus

🏡 University Residences

The CROUS de Poitiers, the regional student welfare office, operates six university residences on the La Rochelle campus, offering student accommodation at affordable prices.

Priority for CROUS residences is given to students who receive a grant from the French government. Generally, for Semester 1, there are no places in these residences for students who do not qualify for a student grant. However, it is possible to apply for CROUS accommodation for Semester 2, even if you do not receive a grant, as there is often some availability at this point in the year.

More about CROUS residences

How to apply for CROUS accommodation

 

🏡 CLLAJ 17 - Comité Local pour le Logement Autonome des Jeunes

The CLLAJ17 is a local association providing information on housing for young adults. It is an association governed by the French law of 1901 whose objective is to assist all young adults, aged 16 to 30, in their search for accommodation.

The association offers a welcome service for young adults, providing them with information, guidance and support in their search for accommodation.

It has a selection of accommodation offers and ensures its assistance is adapted to the individual needs of each and every young adult.

More about the CLLAJ 17

Consult CLLAJ accommodation offers

 

🏡 L’ARHPEJ - Association Rochelaise d'Hébergement pour les Etudiants et les Jeunes

The ARHPEJ is a La Rochelle association, governed according to the French law of 1901, offering accommodation for students and young adults. It manages 4 residences comprising a total of 640 student flats, located in the heart of the university campus, close to the city centre and historic port.

More about ARHPEJ residences

Application form for ARHPEJ accommodation

 

🏡 La Rochelle Youth Hostel

Being ideally located near Excelia, this Youth Hostel ("Auberge de Jeunesse" in French) may be a good temporary solution for somewhere to stay. Excelia students benefit from special rates, so make sure you show your student ID card or proof of enrolment ("certificat de scolarité"). Please note that during the summer months and in September it can be very busy.

For more information, contact the Youth Hostel:

Tel: 05 46 44 43 11 (8 am - 12 pm / 4 pm - 8pm)

Email: larochelle@hifrance.org

 

🏡 Lokaviz

Lokaviz is an internet site run by the CROUS to help students find accommodation with a private landlord. It also contains help and advice on the rental process. It’s free to access the platform and very easy to navigate, so don’t forget to visit the Lokaviz site when you're looking for accommodation.

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🏡 Ensemble2générations 

This nationwide association, Ensemble2générations, promotes intergenerational living. It offers free or low-cost accommodation solutions for students, in exchange for their presence or services in the homes of older people. 

Are you a warm-hearted person who wants to offer friendly support to a senior citizen, while saving money on rent?

Three different options are available:

  • Presence: free accommodation in exchange for a commitment to be present for a senior citizen in the evening and at night
  • Mutual aid: low-cost accommodation (approx. €150/month) with a commitment to regular presence and providing assistance/company 
  • Conviviality: shared accommodation (approx. €300/month) in exchange for passive monitoring
     

To find out more

More about Ensemble2générations

 

📍 Tours Campus

🏡 University Residences

The CROUS de Tours, the regional student welfare office, operates twelve university residences located throughout the city, offering student accommodation at affordable prices.

More about CROUS residences

How to apply for CROUS accommodation

 

🏡 Association Jeunesse & Habitat

The objective of the Association Jeunesse & Habitat (youth and housing association) is to help young adults moving to a new area by offering solutions in terms of food and accommodation. The association manages a range of high-quality, low-rent furnished accommodation, eligible for APL (housing benefit) and, for the most part, accessible to those with limited mobility.

More about AJH residences and how to apply for accommodation

 

📍 Orleans Campus

🏡 University Residences

The CROUS d’Orléans, the regional student welfare office, operates eight university residences located throughout the city, offering student accommodation at affordable prices.

More about CROUS residences

How to apply for CROUS accommodation

 

i  La Maison de l'Habitat

La Maison de l'Habitat is an association governed by the French law of 1901.  It aims to provide information about accommodation and offers a free service helping people with their application for social housing within the 22 districts of the Orleans metropolitan area. It also offers a welcome service for young adults under the age of 30 who are looking for accommodation in the Orleans area. 

More about La Maison de l’Habitat

 

i  The CRIJ

The CRIJ, a regional youth information centre, is a veritable resource centre providing all kinds of information about... education, careers, jobs, everyday life! In addition, they can help with accommodation, putting you in touch with the right people!

More information about the CRIJ

 

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