La Rochelle offers many possibilities to get around in an environmentally-friendly way thanks to a developed network of public transport (Yélo), cycle paths and pedestrianised areas.
By bus or sea bus
We strongly recommend that you sign up for a monthly bus pass at a preferential student rate. For only € 23.00 per month, you have unlimited access to all buses in and around La Rochelle.
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La Rochelle’s yellow, or ‘Yélo’, bikes can be hired at various points throughout the city. An annual subscription costs between €20.00 and €25.00.
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By electric car
You can hire the Yélo Mobile electric cars by taking out a monthly subscription. Car hire is charged at an hourly rate.
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Excelia Group is only a 2-kilometre walk from the city centre and there is a variety of different shops nearby.
Food & Drinks
The Group’s cafeteria
The Kfet, the Group’s cafeteria, is a great place to meet up. You can pick up a snack, a sandwich, a hot meal and, of course, hot and cold drinks… the best solution for those short breaks in your day.
There are five university restaurants on the La Rochelle campus, serving full hot meals at reasonable prices all year round. One of them is located just opposite Excelia Group.
Excelia Group is located at the heart of the Minimes campus, just 10 minutes from the city centre and a stone’s throw from the ocean.
Our premises comprise more than 10 000 m² over 2 campuses, fully equipped with WIFI and offering a quality digital working environment with:
A 100% digital library
The first digital library in Europe, Cyberlibris offers 6500 works in the field of business and management, of which 70% are in English, along with iconographic collections, all accessible 24/7.
Multimedia network and internet
Library resources are accessible 24/7, from wherever you are in the world… during an internship, a year out, academic expatriation etc.
International Student Card – ISIC
The ISIC card is an internationally-recognised student ID card. The card gives you access to a variety of services such as reduced prices (transport, cinema, newspapers etc.) as well as providing you with access to university libraries abroad. You also need this card to be able to use the photocopiers at Excelia Group.
Intranet and WIFI access
MyIntranet provides access to lessons, timetables and schedules, the Group’s news, as well as providing you with an internal email address.
Through the ‘Service de médecine universitaire’, you have access to :
- an infirmary service, health checks, hearing and eye tests, vaccinations etc.
- doctor’s appointments to obtain medical certificates (for internships, projects abroad etc.)
- a friendly ear and psychological support
- appointments for gynaecological- and contraception-related issues
- appointments for dietary-related issues
Resources : 11 200 books housed in the library, 7000 works accessible online, 70 newspaper/magazine subscriptions, 11 databases.
Opening hours : Open 62 hours per week…
Monday to Friday : 9.30am – 8.30pm
Saturday : 9am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm
Telephone : 05 46 51 77 94
Our online catalogue offers you the possibility to:
- find reference numbers and identify documents available in the library
- make online reservations
- access the databases either onsite or remotely
- consult current news and trends
- benefit from an applied search tool