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Accueil » Master: University Diploma in Mathematical Methods, Economics & Finance (MMEF) » Practical information » Life in Paris

Life in Paris

Benefits available to students: Up to 25/26 years old, students benefit from special discounts on :
- trains
- buses/underground
- movies
- theatres
- museums (tip : admission is usually free on the first Sunday of the month)
- selected shops, restaurants, etc.



The student card gives access to all student cafeterias in France (1 ticket : 3.00 Euros).

Where to eat?
University restaurants: a whole 3-course meal for 3.00 euros with your student card.

Name Address Telephone Underground
Bullier 39 av. Geoges Bernanos, 75005 Paris01. Port-Royal
Censier 31 rue G. Saint Hilaire, 75005 Paris01. Censier Daubenton
Chatelet 10 rue J. Calvin, 75005 Paris01. Censier Daubenton
Cuvier - Jussieu8 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris
Assas 92 rue d'Assas, 75006 Paris01. N.D. des Champs
Mabillon 3 rue Mabillon, 75006 Paris01. Mabillon
Grand Palais Cours la Reine, 75008 Paris01. Champs Elysées
Citeaux45 Bd Diderot, 75012 Paris de Lyon
Tolbiac 14 rue de Tolbiac, 75013 Paris01. Chevaleret
Dareau13 rue Dareau, 75014 Paris Jacques
Necker 156 rue Vaugirard, 75015 Paris01.
DauphineAvenue de Pologne, 75016 Paris01. Dauphine
IUT143 avenue de Versailles, 75016 Paris01.
CHU Bichat16 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris01. de St. Ouen



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Cost of Living : The following list gives an idea of everyday cost of living in France (in Euros) :
Private apartmentfrom 600 Euros/month
Campus accommodationfrom 250 Euros/month*
10 metro tickets11 Euros
Monthly bus & metro ticket60,40 Euros
Movie ticket9 Euros
Audio CD15 Euros
Student cafeteria3.00 Euros
Potatoes (1 Kilo)1 Euro

Milk (1 L)

1 Euro
Pack of cigarettes6 Euros
*Note: this price reflects the lowest-rate rooms we have previously assigned students. However, rooms are extremely limited and the lowest-rate rooms are not guaranteed to all students. We do our best to provide housing to all students who request it, but we cannot make price guarantees.

Budget: French Law requires that students prove that they have sufficient financial means to study in France without working, that is to say at least 430 euros per month.



However, you will need over 1 800 Euros for the first month to cover the following expenses :
  • Accommodation (Rent, accommodation guarantee, accommodation insurance, gas, electricity, etc.)
  • Registration fees
  • Health (Complementary student insurance, etc.)
  • Telephone



Bank Account : Usually students will need to have an appointment at the bank and to deposit at least a minimum amount of money in order to open a bank account.



Documents required :
  • passport
  • residence certificates