Housing Through Paris Academic Rentals
Paris Academic Rentals offers students a wide range of living arrangements. The Program’s Housing Coordinator makes a concerted effort to match students’ preferences with the housing available. Paris Academic Rentals offers the types of housing listed below.
Living in a French household gives students valuable exposure to French language and culture. This can include living with a single person, a couple who may or may not have children, a widow/widower, or a single parent with children. Students have their own bedroom. Kitchen and bathroom facilities are shared with the family. In general, guests are not permitted. Estimated cost: 600-950 euros per month depending on the number of meals shared with the family.
Chambres de “bonne”
These former "maid's" rooms are small rooms situated on the upper floors of Paris apartment buildings, frequently rented to students and those with limited budgets. These rooms are furnished and include a hot plate and a small refrigerator. In general, "maid's” rooms contain showers and sinks, but the toilet is situated in the hallway and shared with other residents. Estimated cost: 380-500 euros per month plus utilities.
These are furnished one-room apartments with kitchens or kitchenettes and integrated bathrooms. Estimated cost: 690-1500 euros per month plus utilities.
Apartments for More Than One Person
These are furnished one or two bedroom apartments. Estimated cost per person: 600-1200 euros per month plus utilities.
Utility bills (gas and/or electricity) can range from 50 to100 euros per month.