The accommodation search in France, especially at the beginning of the academic year, can be long and difficult. Therefore, we advise you not to wait until the last moment to start your search. Do not hesitate to contact the EURAXESS center linked to your host institution, which will be able to guide you locally.
A basic understanding of the French system will help you to find decent housing. What documents need to be signed? What are the conditions to start a rent? What are the responsabilities of the tenant and the landlord?
Here is some practical information that may help you: