Are you planning to study or do research in Paris?

© 2023 Fondation Suisse / Pavillon Le Corbusier

© 2023 Fondation Suisse / Pavillon Le Corbusier

If you are looking for accommodation for your research stay or study in Paris, the Swiss Foundation welcomes you. Applications to join the Swiss contingent at the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris (CIUP) for the academic year 2024-2025 are now open. The deadline for applications is 3 June 2024, at 17:00.

Doctoral candidates and researchers of Swiss nationality or with a C permit undertaking a study or research stay of at least 2 months in a Paris/Ile-de-France higher education or research establishment can rent one of the rooms at the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (CIUP) at a very reasonable rate.

Located 10 minutes from the centre of Paris, in the 14th arrondissement, the CIUP regroups 43 university residences in a 34-hectare wooded park. The CIUP is a place to live, study and exchange ideas (conferences, debates), to enjoy culture (Théâtre de la Cité, exhibitions) and to practice sports (tennis courts, swimming pool).

Within the CIUP campus, the Swiss Pavilion, has 46 individual rooms of 16m2 each, with private shower and WC as well as a WIFI connection. Each floor has a fully equipped kitchen. There are meeting, relaxation and study areas for the residents.

Applicants are selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Swiss nationality or C permit
  • a minimum of two months' study or research stay in a higher education or research institution in Paris/Ile-de-France or an internship as part of a study programme
  • to have completed at least three years at BA level in a higher education institution.
  • admission to one of the CIUP houses by a selection committee on the basis of a file


  • 500 Euros / month for students
  • 550 Euros / month for researchers or teachers

The deadline for applications is 03 June 2024 at 17:00. Please send only 1 PDF document per email to: [email protected]


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