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LIVING

What kind of apartment can I expect to find in Paris on a budget?

Unfortunately, the dearth of reasonably priced apartments in Paris means that as a foreign student, you’re going to end up paying a premium and spending a lot more time searching for housing. For any apartments listed online for under €700 per month, you should expect one or more of the following: Max of 10-12 meters […] Continue

WORKING

10 Things You Should Know About Your Rights and Responsibilities as an Intern in France

Internships in France are highly regulated, and there are lots of rules that both companies and interns must follow to make sure that the internship is successful and respects French labor laws. If you're planning on doing an internship in France, here are the basic things you need to know about the status of intern: […] Continue

TRAVEL

Weekend Trips: Verdun Battle Site and Cemetery

If you're interested in European history, you may want to visit Verdun in La Meuse, the site of one of the biggest and bloodiest battles of World War 1 and the impressive cemetery nearby. Only about 3 hours from Paris by train (change from the TGV to the local train in Metz or Meuse), Verdun […] Continue

BUREAUCRACY

How to Exchange Your Foreign Driver’s Licence for a French Licence in 5 Easy Steps

If you're thinking about staying in France for any length of time, you may want to consider exchanging your driver's licence for a French driver's licence. Doing so within the first year of your arrival in France will mean that the process is much easier (well, easy for France, anyway!) and will not require you […] Continue

EDUCATION

How to Apply to Master’s Programs at French Universities Using CampusFrance

If you're applying to most French universities, you'll need to complete the application process through the online CampusFrance portal. While some universities don't accept applications through the online system, you'll still have to use CampusFrance as part of the visa process. The process of applying to French universities through CampusFrance is somewhat different depending on […] Continue

LEISURE

30 Free Things to Do in Paris in November

Looking for something free to do in Paris in November? Here's our pick of the best free (or under €5) expositions and performances this month: An exposition of artisanal works by Norwegian and Parisian artists. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday through November 10. Gallery Collection, 4 rue de Thorigny, Paris 3rd. Metro Chemin Vert, line 8. Exposition of the […] Continue

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