Prepare your stay

You are about to come and work or study in France in an scientific academic institution in south of the Ile-de-France region?

No matter if you are already in France or still in your home country, Science Accueil will help you with mobility process, guide you in your administrative procedures and be helpful in finding information regarding your daily life.

We also develop each year some programs to make integration and cultural discovery more accessible. For instance, you can be invited at a family’s place for a meal, participate in a reinsurance program or take place in french lessons.

To prepare your arrival, follow the guideline, you will be sent to our services and programs or guided towards informative pages.

If your institution is not a member of Science Accueil, we will send you to one the mobility centers partner of the Ile-de-France’s Access network.

Welcome to Ile-de-france !

Your mobility program

In order for you to be ideally prepared for you stay, you must think about some few things upstream. Things as your administrative file or your accommodation procedures. Once you set foot on the French land, it’s important to find out more about the insurance possibilities.

You will find few information about that in our Science Accueil’s Welcome booklet

In order to make those procedures easier for you, Science Accueil helps you deal with them.

Science Accueil offers different propositions from our lot of owners and from some hall of residences corresponding to your needs.


We help the international researchers and PhD students in their procedures linked with their incoming mobility, by adapting to each individual case (country of origin, status).


Some of the procedures can be done before you arrive in France, please contact us for more informations.

Once you arrive, you will have to make sure you do all the procedures regarding the mandatory insurance, the health system or the education for your children that are minor (under 18 years-old).

To have access to the different services, please click on this pages:

Adapting yourself to a new environment is not easy. We encourage your professional and social integration, your cultural discovery, and help you to know more about the leisure possibilities around you. Follow these pages:

How to benefit from our services?

For a first contact, we advise you discover our services and complete our request form for accompaniment you’ll find just below.

Already in contact with us or need more information?
Don’t hesitate in contacting us:

Via your personal space
+33 (0)1 69 33 16 85

Note that our office is open from monday to friday, 9:30am-12:30am and 2:00pm-5:00pm

To check your file for a renewal process of your “titre de séjour” (visa) please take an appointment.


See you soon !