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To open a bank account in France

To open a bank account, we suggest you to benefit from the offer of Société Général for all students and researchers who come on behalf of Science Accueil: Indeed, Science Accueil has an agreement with agencies in Orsay, Gif-sur-Yvette, Palaiseau and Evry to offer the possibility to open a bank account before your arrival in France and several advantages: free Internet access to manage accounts online ; 50% discount on service agreements, "Visa Premier Card" or "Carte Bleue Visa" ; 40 euros offered for the opening of your current account, 20 euros offered for opening of a saving accountwith scheduled payments, 3 months offered on your home insurance. To have those advantages, contact us.

If you want to open a bank account in another agency of Société Général, you can benefit from the offer of Kastler Foundation which have formed a partnership with Société Générale too. More information clicking here.

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  • To obtain the list of the banks near your home
    Use Les Pages Jaunes (Yellow Pages) with the keyword « Banques » .

  • Some research centers and universities have agreements with other banks. You just have to ask your host to know them.