Practical Infos and Financing


CROUS

CROUS (Centre Régional des Oeuvres Universitaires et Scolaires) is a public institution dedicated to students, which objectives are :
  • to offer all young people the chance to study and to success
  • to help finding financial aid for studies
  • to help students’ integration into campus life

CROUS ACTIVITIES 

The CROUS of Nice-Toulon is in charge of:
  • Scholarships
  • Accommodation facilities
  • Cafeterias
  • Welcoming international students
  • Social assistance activities
  • Student jobs
  • Cultural activities
Contact:

MAISON DE L’ÉTUDIANT OLIVIER CHESNEAU

5 avenue François Mitterand 06300 Nice

Phone: 04 92 15 50 55

STUDENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP AND ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES APPLICATION FORM - LE DOSSIER SOCIAL ETUDIANT (DSE) 

There is a unique application form called DSE (Dossier Social Etudiant) for accommodation facilities on the University campus and scholarships. 
Students have to apply for one or both of these facilities every year. All current or prospective student, either French or international, have to apply online between January 15 and April 30, for the next academic year, even if they still don’t have their final results (grade report).
Three criteria are taken into account for accommodation facilities and scholarships: family income, the number of children on parents’ charge and distance between student’s home and the University. 

SCHOLARSHIPS
CROUS offers scholarships on social condition criteria. Students have to apply via the application form DSE named above. 


MAISON DE L’ÉTUDIANT OLIVIER CHESNEAU

5 avenue François Mitterand 06300 Nice

Phone: 04 92 15 50 55

ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES

CROUS manages 6 halls of residence in Nice and 1 in Sophia-Antipolis. There are more than 2800 vacancies (rooms and studios).
During the year, and even if an application form DSE has not been submitted, CROUS can accommodate students within the limits of available places. 

HOUSING FINANCIAL AIDS: CAF (CAISSE D’ALLOCATIONS FAMILIALES) 

If you're renting a private flat/house, CAF gives housing aids to students upon different criteria (income, family situation, accommodation type, etc.)
2 housing aids exist, but they cannot be combined:
Social housing aid: Allocation Logement à caractère Social (ALS) 
Personalized housing aid - Aide Personnalisée au Logement (APL)
For further information: www.caf.fr
Social housing aid (ALS) 
  • Who? 
    All students (no matter their age, family or professional situation) renting an accommodation alone or with their roommates.
  • What?
    Accommodation of at least 9m² for one person and 16m² for a couple. The contract has to be signed by the occupier(s). 
  • How?
    Download the application form on the CAF  
    The application form has to be completed and signed by the student and the landlord.
Personalized housing aid (APL)
Who? All students (no matter their age, family or professional situation) renting an accommodation. 
What? All accommodation.
How? Download the application form on the CAF website: www.caf.fr
The application form has to be completed and signed by the student and the landlord.

STUDENT’S LOAN

The student’s loan is guaranteed by the State for French and European students less than 28 years old.
For further information: www.etudiant.gouv.fr, section "aides financières". 

THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

TRAMWAY AND BUS IN THE NICE COTE D’AZUR AREA (LIGNE D’AZUR)
Students can subscribe for a season ticket, whose price is very attractive.
REGIONAL TRAIN - LE TRAIN EXPRESS RÉGIONAL (TER)
For further information: SNCF WEBSITE
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