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How to prepare my university year in Strasbourg
Steps to take
Visit our accommodation page to find out about all the student residences and the map of shared accommodation in the Strasbourg Eurometropolis, as well as advice on how to avoid scams and find out about all the assistance available.
Apply for a grant or aid
If you want to know all the possibilities to apply for a grant or aid, you will find all the useful information here
Paying your CVEC contribution
The CVEC is the Student Life and Campus Contribution collected by the Crous and amounts to €95 in 2022/23. It is intended to encourage the reception and social, health, cultural and sporting support of students.
Attention: it is compulsory (except in exceptional cases)! Don't forget to bring your certificate of payment or exemption when you register at your institution. More info here
Students with disabilities
Use this map to find the contacts of the disability advisors and the measures in place (human and technical aids, adaptations and facilities, etc.) at your future higher education institution.
Find out about all the facilities available in the French overseas departments and territories and the assistance available for your installation and travel.
Campus France is a French organisation located in different countries to help you prepare for your arrival, discover your future region and answer your questions
You can find lots of useful information on the Welcome Guide developped by the International Department of the University of Strasbourg.
Good deals to know in Strasbourg
Equipment at low prices
If you are looking for economical and/or eco-responsible solutions, there are many good addresses in Strasbourg. Find reused products at various local structures!
Furniture, crockery and kitchen equipment:
- Emmaüs Montagne Verte
- Emmaüs Mundo
- La Recyclerie by Amitel
Household appliances, computers and telephony :
And if you like to bargain, you can find all the dates and information on the local flea markets here
Bus, tram and night lines: the subscription is free for the under 18s and a solidarity fare is set up for the over 18s according to the family quota. More information here
Strasbourg is the cycling capital of France. You will find different ways to get equip. ped at a lower cost.
Bike rental: Velhop offers reduced rates for students. From 42€ for non-grant holders and 10€ for grant holders (rental valid until 15 July 2023 and for 10 months maximum)
You can also buy one at a low price with Emmaüs Montagne Verte, Meli Melo or Savoir et compétences emploi for example, but also at the CADR67 bike fairs or those of Unistra at the beginning of the academic year on the university campus.
Find all the good addresses for your meals on our page.
The €1 meals for students on grants and in precarious situations are renewed for the academic year 2022-23.
Find on our website all our other good tips for your cultural, sports and professional life in Strasbourg!
- Welcome to the University of Strasbourg (events, multi-service desk, student card, catering, accommodation, transport, solidarity, grants, digital access, sport, health, support for the disabled, libraries, culture, orientation, internships, employment, international, maps and practical guides)
- Welcome to the Crous de Strasbourg (useful documents, catering, culture, campus life, accommodation, social action, contacts)
- Preparing for the start of the academic year Etudiant.gouv