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If you want to stay in a student hall of residence

As an exchange student you can request a room in a student hall of residence. However please note that rooms are limited and subject to availability.

How do I apply for a room ?

  • Fill in the online application form available from 1rst October 2018 to 1st November  2018
  • Pay the following compulsory fees:
    - Booking fees (€50) when applying
    - Room insurance (€27 - rate for 2018-2019) upon receipt of the accommodation contract

If you can't pay online, please contact us by email before 1st November at :


- Those fees are compulsory and won't be reimbursed if the student cancels her/his request.
- The booking will be effective subject to the confirmation of your application by your home university and to room availability.

Allocation is generally on a "first-come, first-served basis".
However priority will be given to exchange students staying the whole academic year. 

  • If your accommodation request is successful, we will send you an accommodation contract before your arrival in Angers. Booking of the room will become effective once we receive this contract duly signed.

Please make sure you read the accommodation contract very carefully before signing it as it binds you to its terms during your stay.

Once you have signed the contract, you undertake to pay the rent for the room  you have been assigned to for the whole period indicated on the contract, even if you arrive later or leave earlier.

If all rooms have already been allocated, we will put your name on a waiting list.

Where are the rooms located ?

The rooms are located on the Belle Beille campus. This area is accessible by bus from the city centre (line 1 to "Belle Beille", line 4 to "Atoll/Beaucouzé")

Residences are open 24/7

What is the duration of the accommodation contract?

For the second semester 2019: From 14th or 21rst January, 2019 to May 31, 2019*

(* depending on the beginning of courses and end of 1st semester student's contract)

When you sign your housing contract, you accept your room and you agree that the rent is due in full for the whole period

What kind of rooms do we offer?


Belle Beille residence hall

 Lakanal residence hall

 Monthly rent: € 254.80

 Monthly rent: € 254.80

 9 m² (sq.m) furnished room

  9 m² (sq.m) furnished room

Personal toilet and shower

Shared kitchen

Personal toilet and shower,

Shared kitchen

Blankets are provided

Blankets are provided

Single bed, desk, table, chair, wardrobe

Single bed, desk, table, chair, wardrobe

computer room, possibility of personal internet access (Wifi)

computer room, possibility of personal internet access (Wifi)

Study room, laundry, security,  bicycle storage, intercom, entry code, car park 

Study room, laundry, security,  bicycle storage, intercom, entry code, car park

How to pay the first rent?

The first rent (€ 254.80) is to be paid upon arrival. The deposit of 270 € is to be paid online following the receipt of an e-mail from "CROUS44". The administrative service is located in the residence Lakanal at 25 rue Lamarck . It is open from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 16:00.

Should I bring supplies  ? (sheets, kitchenware, etc..)

You can buy a bedding pack  for €27.26. It includes:
- 1 disposable duvet
- 1 disposable pillow
- 2 sheets
- 1 pillowcase

If you don't want to buy this bedding pack, please inform the residence upon arrival.

Bath towels and kitchen utensils (plates, glasses, cutlery, pans) are not supplied. Students should bring their own or purchase them here. It is also possible to use "La Boîte à partage" .

In case you arrive outside opening hours it is always useful to bring some basic food and drink supplies for the first day. 

If you cannot get a room in one of the university halls of residence, a list of other student accommodations will be sent to you by email.

What should I do if there are no rooms left on the Belle Beille campus?

If you cannot get a room in one of the university halls of residence, a list of other youth hostels or homesstudent accommodations will be sent to you by email.

If you don't want to stay in a  hall of residence

If you prefer accommodation other than halls of residence or if you prefer to rent private accommodation, contact the C.L.O.U.S . (Local Centre for School and University Services) and they will help you find a suitable solution.



8 Boulevard Victor Beaussier
49000 Angers

Tel : 02 30 06 02 49 (from 9.00 to 13.00)


You can also search for a room or a flat on the following websites:

SMEBA : student insurance website which also offers accommodation services in Angers

Lokaviz : accommodation offers for students

Le bon coin: classified ads of all types including accommodation

Ouest France immo: accommodation ads

On you can ask for help and advice on finding accommodation and get temporary housing for a few days if needed.


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