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How to find accommodation in Villeurbanne, where nearly 25,000 young people choose to study each year? In student residences or studios, shared flats or homestays, you will find all types of accommodation on Studapart. We can assist you in your search from start to finish. 

Student housing is a top priority in Villeurbanne


Housing in Villeurbanne

Villeurbanne is a brand new university centre


The commune of Villeurbanne recently chose to rehabilitate its university centre. The LyonTech-La Doua cluster now consists of new buildings, and puts student’s well-being at the centre of its concerns. Villeurbanne is home to many schools, such as ENSSIB. Students from Lyon schools such as EM Lyon or Sciences Po Lyon also live in Villeurbanne. Unlike many other cities, staying in Villeurbanne is not that difficult. Rent is more affordable than in Paris, for example, or in Lyon where it is very difficult to find accommodation. Villeurbanne more or less aligns with the average rent in the provinces. As far as student housing in Villeurbanne is concerned, all types of accommodation are available for those who want to live in the town despite its small size. 


What average surface for student accommodation in Villeurbanne?

Student housing in Villeurbanne slightly smaller than the national average

On average, a student rental in Villeurbanne is 20m². In comparison, the national average is of 21m². 


What kind of accommodation should I choose for my stay in Villeurbanne ?

Student residences are the preferred option in Villeurbanne 

The most popular kind of student accommodation are student residences in Villeurbanne. There are more student residences in Villeurbanne than there are in Lyon, where apartments and studios are more common but much more expensive. In a fewer cases, students go for private accommodation in Villeurbanne, sometimes shared with other students. 

What average budget for a student rental in Villeurbanne? 

Students have to plan on average €580 for student accommodation in Villeurbanne


The average budget for a student in Villeurbanne is €619, which is €100 more than the average budget in the provinces (€518). It’s still obviously lower than a Parisian student’s budget (€821). In the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region, the average rent is around 550€ but with strong disparities. It is very difficult to find student housing in Lyon, which is very expensive, for examples. But other more distant cities such as Clermont or Saint-Etienne are more affordable than Villeurbanne. 

Who are the guarantors for student rentals in Villeurbanne?

Family acts as a guarantor in most cases


In Villeurbanne, 86% of students have a family member as their guarantor


Where do students studying in Villeurbanne come from?

Most students are from the region


Villeurbanne hosts the Claude Bernard University, which has a majority of students from the region. But international students also come to he Villeurbanne campus. They are attracted by the fact that the center is brand new, the living environment and the quality of teaching. They make up more than 30% of the students. Regarding French students from other regions, they generally prefer to go study in Lyon


Comment réserver son logement étudiant à Villeurbanne avec Studapart ? 

Studapart offers more than 1000 student dwellings in Villeurbanne


Studapart specialises in student housing and provides students with a dedicated online housing platform. The platform has offers of studios, flatshares, homestays and apartments in student residences in Villeurbanne. With Studapart, they can book their student accommodation in Villeurbanne online, with or without a visit
What do students benefit from using Studapart? 
Studapart makes the search for accommodation easier and has exclusive offers in store. 

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No guarantor? No issues. When you book your student accommodation, you can subscribe to the Studapart Guarantee. Studapart will then act as your guarantor for the whole duration of your stay. 


The Studapart Certification
As it is difficult to secure a student rental in Villeurbanne without a French guarantor, Studapart offers to international students a way of certifying their creditworthiness and authenticity of their guarantor's supporting documents. 



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Frequently asked questions

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Villeurbanne?

For the most part, students looking for student accommodation in Villeurbanne are looking for studios from € 506 to € 606

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

Students looking for student accommodation in Villeurbanne outside the family home are looking primarily for a studio with an average rent of € 556 or a T1, a one-room apartment, with a average rent of € 786. Shared accommodation is also in great demand, since it is the cheapest solution to obtain a more spacious and comfortable student apartment in Villeurbanne.