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Summer School students have the option to obtain accommodation through the programme, at additional cost, or to find housing on their own.
UPDATED 31 MAY 2017
Accommodation through Sciences Po
July Session Late Sign-Ups:
For July 2017, the Summer School offers three official housing options:
- Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (CIUP) – Student Residence
- Estudines République – Student Residence
- Comforts of Home – Student Apartments
More information about these options can be found in the HOUSING OVERVIEW or in the description below.
CIUP - student residence hall
The Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris is a unique site in Paris that serves as the largest provider of student accommodation in the region, with lodging for over 5,800 individuals. The CIUP is located approximately 30 minutes from Sciences Po at the “Cité Universitaire” stop on the RER B line, or the “Porte d’Orléans” stop on the metro line 4. Students travel from the CIUP to Sciences Po by metro, bus, or Vélib', the city’s bike share system.
All CIUP rooms are furnished, single rooms with a shared bathroom on each hall. Kitchen space is shared. The CIUP provides sheets, blankets, and pillows, but students need to bring their own towels and utensils. Each room has a mini refrigerator and Internet access through an Ethernet cable.
- Price: 835 € for a single room – shared kitchen and bathroom on the hall
- Dates: 29/30 June (depending on room) – 29 July
Note: CIUP rooms do not permit overnight guests. It is also not possible for residents to extend their stay beyond the official dates.
Estudines République – student residence hall
Sciences Po also partners with Estudines République, a residence hall located in a lively student neighbourhood in Paris' 11th arrondissement. Students can travel easily by metro to Sciences Po in about 30 minutes. Students stay in a studio with private bathroom and kitchenette. All rooms have wireless internet, bedding, towels, and kitchen supplies. The residence includes a laundry room and gym, as well as free breakfast, with cleaning services available at an additional cost.
- Price: 1200 € for a studio – private bathroom and kitchenette; breakfast included
- Dates: 29 June – 29 July
Comforts of Home – student apartments
The Summer School works with Comforts of Home, a leading European provider of student housing, to place students in Parisian apartments located in desirable residential areas across the city. Each Comforts of Home apartment features a fully furnished kitchen, a living room, and between two to four bedrooms. Students will have a shared bedroom for two, in which each roommate will have her or his own single bed. All apartments come fully equipped with living necessities: sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, utensils, ironing board, cleaning supplies, wireless internet and even a washing machine! Apartments will always have at least one bathroom for every five inhabitants. See some sample photos of Comforts of Home apartments.
The Comforts of Home staff will place students in apartments with other Summer School participants of the same gender and of a similar age. Students will learn of their exact apartment placement approximately three weeks before the start of the session. Most apartments will be located in the 7th, 14th, 15th or 16th arrondissements of Paris, approximately 30 minutes or less by metro or bus from the Sciences Po campus.
- Price: 875 € + 300 € refundable deposit for a shared room – room with two single beds for two roommates in an apartment of up to 8 people
- Dates: 29 June – 29 July
Note: Comforts of Home requires a 300 € security deposit prior to check in, to be paid by credit card upon registration. If no damage is incurred, the entire deposit will be refunded by credit card no later than 60 days after check-out.
Alternative student accommodation
Students who do not wish to stay in Sciences Po housing may find alternative accommodation in Paris through subletting, holiday rentals or flat shares. Please consult our Accommodation in Paris (PDF, 183 Ko) guidelines for more information on alternate housing options.