Students of all nationalities may apply for government housing assistance

Aide personnalisée au logement (APL)

France is the only country in Europe that offers this

  •   CAF assistance amounts are computed on a case to case basis
  •   Not automatic or assured
  •   Basic requirements: proof of address, passport with visa, French bank account details, birth certificate with official French translation
  •   Applications are done online
  •   PDF guides with complete instructions are available in English > http://bit.ly/2017CAFAPLen 
    •   CROUS, university residences
    •   Non-CROUS student accommodations
    •   Private accommodations (apartments, renting with others)