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How to find accommodation in Dijon, which welcomes more than 35,000 French and international students each year? Studapart takes care of everything by offering you all types of accommodation: in student residences or in studios, roommates or homestays.

 

 

Student accommodation in Dijon in the heart of the metropolis

 

Dijon, a booming student city

 

Dijon is a large French city located in the east of the country, in the department of Côte-d'Or. It has about 155,000 inhabitants. Dijon is regularly headlined by cities for its quality of life. Dijon was recently ranked as the 3rd best student city in France. It’s a very lively city thanks to its creative district. The city is home to museums and cathedrals, abbeys. It is also a city which is often the place of many shows, concerts and festivals and also Dijon plage. It’s a city that is very well served. It offers trips by tram, bus, and allows a direct connection with TER. It is located 3 hours from Paris by TGV, 2 hours from Lyon.

 

The status of a student city is a real asset for Dijon, both demographically and economically. Dijon schools and universities are the source of many jobs in the metropolis. The offer of higher education and research offered by establishments in Dijon explains the attractiveness of the city. It offers a wide variety of high quality training courses. It is home to the University of BurgundyESEO Dijon School of EngineeringBurgundy School of Business.
Dijon is also in the top of the ranking of green cities in France. It has many natural assets with parks and gardens, green spaces.

 

The city of Dijon is one of the largest university centers in France. It has more than 35,000 students. These students represent almost 18% of the city's population. Dijon is also an international student city. 15% of students in Dijon are international students.
 
In a context of increased competition between university centers, access to housing is a criterion which strongly influences students in the choice of the place of their studies. The massive presence of students in a territory also has a direct impact on a city’s housing market.
 
More than 35,000 students seek a student apartment in Dijon each year, outside the parental home. So what are the types of accommodation popular with these French and international students? What average budget for a student rental in Dijon? In which districts? Studapart answers all these questions.
 

 

What surfaces exist for student accommodation in Dijon?
 

One in two students is looking for a studio or a T1 for their student accommodation

 

For the majority of these students, or 53%, the choice is made for a studio or a T1 apartment. 22% of students tend to prefer 2-room apartments (T2). 22% of students choose to live in a shared flat in Dijon. Roommates also concern T3. Only 2% are looking for homestay accommodation.
 

 

What type of accommodation to choose to stay in Dijon?


Colocation in Dijon is a great success
 

Colocation is increasingly demanded by students from the city of Dijon. 23% of students in Dijon are roommates against 21% in the rest of France on average. A quarter of the students who leave the family home immediately turn to shared accommodation. This way of living allows students to live in larger, better equipped and better quality housing. It’s a way to be less isolated. And this for a lower cost: one can find a roommate in Dijon for an average around 428 €. While the rent for an entire home would be more like 500 €.


The student roommate in Dijon is also developing because it is interesting for owners by guaranteeing them better profitability. A 4-room apartment rented to a family earns 900€ while it can earn 1,200€ by being rented by the room to students. In the face of the colocation craze, more and more companies specialize in student residences and so-called “colocation” products. Most shared flats are made up of 2 or 3 students. The shared apartments in Dijon come from 80% of the private rental stock, in 3-room accommodation.

 

 

What is the average rent for accommodation in Dijon?


A student will have to spend on average 400€ per month for their accommodation
 

Dijon is not an expensive university city compared to the other big cities. The average budget for a student in Dijon is 400€. This is lower than the provincial average. Dijon is cheaper than its neighbours, where the budget would be slightly higher. For example, in Lyonrents are around 5% more expensive than Dijon depending on the type of property with the exception of private student residences. But the budgets for rent in Dijon remain much more reasonable than in Paris, where the student budget is 821€ in all.
 
The average rent for a student room in Dijon is 400€. The average for a shared room is 300€. We go up to 410 € for a studio. T1s are rented on average 410€ and T2s are rented on average 541€. Finally for a room in a private student residence you have to count 390€. 

 

 

Who are the guarantors for the rental of student accommodation in Dijon?
 

The family is most often guarantor

 

In 90% of cases, it is the parents who stand guarantor for student accommodation in Dijon. Only 2% of them turn to their friends for a surety. 3% of students in Dijon have no guarantor. Some rely on state systems to obtain a bond. Many Studapart students in Dijon use the Studapart certification to act as their guarantor.

 

 

Where do young people looking for student accommodation in Dijon come from?
 

Dijon, a student city with an international outlook

 

A small percentage of students looking for a student apartment in Dijon are from the city and therefore have not changed city for their studies. The bulk of student mobility to Dijon is then made up of people from Lyon, overseas and the surrounding area. Dijon also has 10% international students.
 

 

How to book student accommodation in Dijon with Studapart?
 

Studapart offers many student accommodation in Dijon

 

Given its large number of students, thousands of students must find their student accommodation in Dijon each year. The task is not always simple. Some wish to stay on the outskirts of Dijon. But a large number of students are looking for their studio or flatshare in the center of Dijon.
 
They can find accommodation in Dijon quickly using Studapart. Studapart has been specializing in student rentals for 5 years and offers students an online housing platform dedicated to them. The platform brings together offers from studios, shared flats, private rooms and apartments in student residences in Dijon. Studapart allows them to book their student rental in Dijon online, with or without a visit. They can also take out home insurance at the time of booking. A multilingual support team (French, English, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin) is available 6 days a week to guide them. The team can also assist them in their discussions with the owner if necessary.
 
At Studapart, we believe in a simpler and more humane rental experience. On a daily basis, we work to facilitate access to accommodation for French and international students. 


 

What does a student gain from using Studapart?
 

Studapart facilitates its research and reserves exclusive offers for it
 

What do Dijon students gain from using the Studapart housing platform?

 

  • A 100% secure platform

Studapart assesses the authenticity of ads and user profiles. We encourage renters to make our students happy with a record response rate, a complete profile and quality accommodation. Our team is there to support you along the way. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, we undertake to do everything to relocate you.
 

  • The Studapart Guarantee

No guarantor? Do not panic ! When booking your student accommodation, you can take out the Studapart guarantee. Studapart will thus become your guarantor. This guarantee will allow you to reassure your landlord and rent any accommodation on the platform.
 

  • Studapart Certification

As it is difficult to find a student rental in Dijon without a French guarantor, Studapart offers international students a way of certifying the creditworthiness and authenticity of their guarantors' supporting documents. This way, international students in Dijon will have their rental applications reinforced. The Studapart Certification will allow you to search for accommodation on Studapart, but also on any other property rental sites and/or directly with landlords, student residences or real estate agencies. 


Maëlle M.

Brand manager

Frequently asked questions

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Dijon?

For the most part, students looking for student accommodation in Dijon are looking for studios from € 365 to € 465

What type of accommodation should you choose to stay in Dijon?

Students looking for student accommodation in Dijon outside the family home are looking primarily for a studio with an average rent of € 415 or a T1, a one-room apartment, with a average rent of € 545. Shared accommodation is also in great demand, since it is the cheapest solution to obtain a more spacious and comfortable student apartment in Dijon.