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Finding accommodation in a student residence in Marseille can sometimes become an obstacle course! But you’ve come to the right place: Studapart is there to raise your chances of finding what you're looking for. 



Student residences in France


An increasingly popular option for housing


The number of students in France increases by 1.5 to 3% every year. That's how many more tenants are coming on the market! There are several types of possible accommodation. While private apartments and studios are the most popular, student residences are experiencing a real boom these years. 

Student residences are owned by private organizations, unlike the CROUS and its university residences. The can be found in the vast majority of French cities. They include Nexity-StudéaCampuséa and Suitétudes. Often built close to schools, their student residences are mainly aimed at a student clientele, who pays particular attention to finding a place that isn’t too far away from their place of study. 

These establishments offer a wide variety of accommodations to satisfy most needs Shared or private, with different sizes and rents, these accommodations  meet the needs of most students. 

The market of student residences in France 


The demand for housing is increasing every year, but the proportion of available housing isn’t following, so there is a real lack of accommodation in some places. This is why more and more promoters are deciding to build new student residences. They gradually nibbled away at a good part of the rental market in France for young tenants. Today, they regularly opt for accommodation in these facilities. On the French rental market, more than 1 in 5 requests are filed for a student residence. Most of these requests are unsurprisingly made by students looking for accommodation as part of their studies.

International students are particularly in demand for accommodation in student residences in Marseille. Real estate promoters see this as a real opportunity since the number of international students in France is increasing. Student residences make it easy to book accommodation remotely from abroad, which is not always possible with other types of renters. This explains why student residences are so successful with international students. 


Student residences in Marseille

The Marseille rental market in a nutshell


Marseille is attractive in many ways. Pleasant climate & gentle way of life, active employment area & excellent academic institutions: there are many reasons to rent accommodation here. Whether you are  studying at KEDGE or Aix-Marseille University, you are probably one of the 60,000 to 80,000 people looking for an apartment in Marseille. 

Demand is high, and supply does not always follow. Staying in Marseille can be complicated because students often target the same areas. This generates an increase in rents in these areas and makes it more difficult to find accommodation. In concrete terms, the average rent in Marseille is around €530, but often reaches €600 and more in the most popular districts. In terms of type of housing, 55% of tenants prefer to live in an individual apartment. This is also the case for individual housing in student residences in Marseille.

The offer in student residences in Marseille 


There are many student residences in Marseille and they offer a very good solution for those in search of student housing. 
They are located in the city centre near the Vieux Port, where most campuses are located. Some have chosen to move a little further away, to be closer to KEDGE for example. 

 Studapart’s partner residences in Marseille include Campuséa Marseille La Major of  Campuséa group, located near the coast. In the same area, Nexity owns Studéa Marseille Croix d'Azur. This group also has facilities towards the calanques, with its Studéa Marseille Carpelette residence. 
Of course, Studapart is a partner of many other student residences in Marseille and you’re bound to find what you are looking for!

The advantages of student residences

Varied and conveniently located accommodation 


Student residences are a very practical solution, especially for students seeking accommodation for their studies. 

The buildings are often located close to schools and universities. Proximity to the place of study is indeed one of the main criteria for student tenants. It is a way for student residences to stand out from housing offered by other landlords.

Each facility includes several types of accommodation. The goal is to satisfy as many tenants as possible. There 1, 2 or 3-room apartments, shared flats, individual accommodation with a shared kitchen... There is something in store for all tastes and budgets


Student residences: renting without the mess

Student residences often make every effort to simplify the rental of their occupants.


Everything related to service charges in general, such as heating, running water and internet, is taken in charge by the residence and tenants don’t have to bother with administrative procedures. It’s also easier for them to have a clear idea of their budget, as all service charges are directly included in the rent

Student residence also usually offer additional services. Many of them have gyms, vending machines, laundry facilities, study spaces… Infrastructures that help you make the most of your study years. 


Finding accommodation in a student residence with Studapart

Exclusive offers for our users


All these advantages make student residences in Marseille very popular, which is why it may appear difficult to find accommodation in a student residence by yourself. Studapart is partner with many student residences in Marseille. This relationship of trust allows us to offer our users exclusive access to accommodation in these residences. 

Simplified procedures


Finding accommodation is never simple, especially in student residences where there is extremely high demand. The lingo isn’t usually straightforward and documents requested to file applications aren’t always easy to obtain. 

But at Studapart, you will benefit from unfailing follow-up. Studapart catalogs available residences in Marseille for you. Once you’ve come across the ones that interest you, don’t be long to file a request. It will be fully taken in charge by our team of multilingual experts, available 6/7 days. Once your booking is made, we will remain available for support and guidance until the end of your rental. 


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Frequently asked questions

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Marseille?

For the most part, students looking for student accommodation in Marseille are looking for studios from € 438 to € 538

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

Students looking for student accommodation in Marseille outside the family home are looking primarily for a studio with an average rent of € 488 or a T1, a one-room apartment, with a average rent of € 658. Shared accommodation is also in great demand, since it is the cheapest solution to obtain a more spacious and comfortable student apartment in Marseille.

FAQ on student residences in Marseille

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