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It's no secret: searching for accommodation in Paris can be hell. High rents, restless competition... Student residences in Paris are no exception! Studapart is here to help you put all the odds in your favor. 


Focus on student residences in France


An increasingly popular hosting solution 


Looking for accommodation in a student residence? Be sure to face competition! The number of students in France is increasing by about 2% each year, and applications for student residences are also following this trend. 

Student residences have advantages that other types of dwellings on the rental market don’t have. These advantages are very attractive to the young, students in particular, who turn to this solution for accommodation. 

Student residences are privately owned, unlike CROUS residences. These private promoters own several residences everywhere in France. Among them, we can refer to Nexity-StudéaCardinal Campus or Estudines. Student residences are generally located close to universities and study hubs. This allows their student clientele to live close to their place of study. You will find in these student residences accommodation of all sorts, meeting all different tastes and budgets

The market of student residences in France, in a nutshell


To meet student’s growing demand, residence managers decided to expand their network of residences. Although many still choose to live in an individual private apartment, 20% of students choose to live in a residence. In 2014, hardly 15% of student tenants turned to student residences for accommodation: a sign that this solution for accommodation is growing popular. 

 This may be explained by the fact that student residences are more and more modern and are built to meet modern life needs. But it is particularly explained by the rise of international students in France, who turn to this solution at it is the most convenient for a tenant coming from abroad. Indeed, student residences make it possible to book accommodation remotely from abroad, without a physical visit. Knowing this, it is no surprise this solution is preferred by internationals! 

Zoom on student residences in Paris 

The market of student housing in Paris

Paris is a very special city in many ways: housing is no exception. Searching for accommodation in Paris has nothing to do with searching in Marseille or Grenoble. The Parisian capital offers very good job prospects and Parisian academic institutions dominate rankings. Demand for housing in extremely strong and supply doesn’t follow.  Rents are therefore very high: it costs an average of €830 monthly to rent accommodation in Paris compared to barely €550 elsewhere in France. To equal rents, surfaces are also on average 30% smaller than in the province. In this respect, you could search a little further in the suburbs, even if that means commuting longer everyday. 
As you may have gathered by now, the rental market is tense and finding a place to live isn’t easy.

What student residences exist in Paris? 

Student residences in Paris can be a very good option when looking to rent a place in the capital. Parisian schools and universities are spread all over Paris and its close suburbs. Student residences, strategically located as close as possible to campuses, are distributed in the same way. 

Studapart is partner with many student residences in Paris, such as Studélites le Capitole for example, located in the 13th arrondissement on the banks of the seine. We can also mention Nexity Buttes Chaumont 1 and 2, and Campuséa Lecourbe in the 15th arrondissement, among many others. 

The many advantages of student residences

Ideal location and varied offer


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

Convenience and simplicity: a winning combination


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. 

Studapart: the solution to find accommodation in a student residence in Paris

Exclusive offers for our users


For all the reasons stated above, student residences in Paris are extremely popular and are usually taken by storm. No worries: Studapart has built strop partnerships with many of them. This allows us to offer our users exclusive access to accommodation in these residences. A boon, considering how difficult it is to find accommodation in Paris

An efficient search


Finding accommodation is never simple, especially in a market as tense as Paris. 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 Paris 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. 

Trust and security are our priorities 

Who hasn’t pondered before making an online transaction? To answer this concern, we chose to use the Stripe online solution. A 100% secured payment method, allowing our users to have peace of mind. But renters too need to be reassured by having information on your guarantor. You don’t have a guarantor? No worries: you can use the Studapart Certification & Guarantee.

Maëlle M.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Paris?

For the most part, students looking for student accommodation in Paris are looking for studios from € 1043 to € 1143

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

Students looking for student accommodation in Paris outside the family home are looking primarily for a studio with an average rent of € 1093 or a T1, a one-room apartment, with a average rent of € 1710. Shared accommodation is also in great demand, since it is the cheapest solution to obtain a more spacious and comfortable student apartment in Paris.

FAQ on student residences in Paris

🏙️ How to find your student residence in Paris in a few clicks?

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💶 What is the average rent of a student residence in Paris?

The average price is 1093€ for studios and 2409€ for 2 rooms in Paris.

🚀 How to book an accommodation in student residence in Paris?

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✨ How to get my housing subsidies for a student residence in Paris?

Test your eligibility with your CAF Paris or register on Studapart to benefit from our housing assistance service. Most of the %count% accommodations available on Studapart are subsidized and therefore eligible for housing financial assistance (such as APL, ALS or ALF).

🙌🏼 How to find a student residence in Paris without a guarantor?

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