• How to find an accommodation in Nancy ?


    Mines Nancy(École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Nancy) offers various accommodation options for its students.

    These options range from university residences to private rentals.


    1. University Residences


    CROUS Residences


    The CROUS (CentreRégional des Œuvres Universitaires et Scolaires) provides affordable student
    housing. These residences are popular among students for their convenience andaffordability.

    • Types of Accommodation: Single rooms, studios, and shared apartments.
    • Facilities: Basic furniture, internet access, communal kitchens, laundry facilities, study rooms, and sometimes gym facilities.
    • Application Process: Apply through the CROUS website, ideally well in advance as spots fill up quickly. Priority is often given to scholarship students and those with lower incomes.
    • Cost: Prices vary but are generally lower than private rentals. Expect to pay between €150 and €400 per month depending on the type of accommodation.
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    2. Private Student Residences


    There are private student residences that offer more amenities thanCROUS housing. These are typically more expensive but provide a higher level of comfort and services.


    • Examples:
    • Les Estudines: Located close to the university, offering furnished apartments with amenities such as internet, laundry facilities, and sometimes a fitness center.
    • Cardinal Campus: Provides fully furnished apartments with modern amenities and social areas.
    • Studea: Offers a variety of studio apartments equipped with modern conveniences.

    3. Private Rentals


    Apartments and Studios


    Many students opt to rent private apartments or studios, especiallythose who prefer more independence or have specific needs not met by student

    • Real Estate Websites: Websites like LeBonCoin, PAP, Seloger, and specialized student housing platforms such as Studapart can help find listings.
    • Cost: Rental prices vary depending on the location and size of the apartment. Expect to pay between €400 and €700 per month for a studio or small apartment.

    SharedHousing (Colocation)


    Sharing an apartment with other students can be a cost-effective andsocial option.


    • Finding Roommates: Websites like Appartager, Roomlala, or even university notice boards can help you find potential roommates.
    • Cost: Shared housing is generally cheaper than renting a solo apartment. Costs depend on the location and size of the shared space.
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    4. Temporary Accommodation


    If you need a place to stay temporarily while you search for morepermanent housing, consider these options:


    • Hostels: Affordable and often located in city centers.
    • Airbnb: Short-term rentals that can provide a comfortable stay while you search for longer-term housing.
    • Hotels: Good for short stays but can be expensive over longer periods.

    Applying for Accommodation




    1. Research: Start researching accommodation options as soon as you receive your acceptance letter.
    2. Prepare Documents: Be ready with necessary documents such as proof of enrollment, ID, financial guarantee, and possibly a guarantor (for private rentals).
    3. Apply Early: Especially for CROUS and university-managed residences, as spots fill up quickly.
    4. Consider Visiting: If possible, visit Nancy before your course starts to view accommodations and finalize arrangements.


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