Welcome to the French national EURAXESS portal!




On Monday, May 11, the country entered a period of gradual end of lockdown.

Reminder of the main measures valid from May 11, 2020:


The period of validity of documents expiring between March 16, 2020 and June 15, 2020 is extended by six months (180 days).


Are concerned :

  • Long-stay visas;
  • Residence permits, whatever their nature, with the exception of special residence permits issued to foreign diplomatic and consular staff;
  • Provisional residence permits;
  • Receipts for requesting a residence permit.


The period of validity of certificates of asylum applications that expired between March 16, 2020 and June 15, 2020 is extended by three months (90 days).


⚠ This measure is applicable on the national territory. So, if you have such a document, we strongly advise you not to leave French territory.



French EURAXESS centers can be contacted by email for any questions.



You will find here all the necessary information for mobile researchers, and assistance with the support of our network of services centres. If you are looking for information about entry procedures, social security, legal issues, postdoctoral positions and research jobs, this website is for you!

You will also find the contact details of all the services centres available in France, as well as information related to the entry and residence conditions on the French territory, accommodation and all you need to prepare a successful stay in the hexagon.

EURAXESS FRANCE is a member of the European Commission initiative, gathering more than 600 services centres assisting EU and non-EU researchers in 42 countries.

All services of the EURAXESS Network are free of charge.