For more than 10 years, the International Students Welcome Service (SAEE) has been working with key partners.
The City of Paris
The SAEE was founded after the work of the Paris Student Council in 2001 and has since been receiving the financial support of the City of Paris. Their team of the Higher Education Department works with acc&ss Paris Centre every year.
The Île-de-France Region
The Region authority has been encouraging international mobility for years. Thanks to their support, dedicated services are offered to international students and researchers through a network of acc&ss service centers all around the Île-de-France area.
The Préfecture de Police de Paris
During the SAEE, a desk form the International Student Centre of the Préfecture de Police de Paris is set up at Cité internationale. Paris students can claim for their student permit. The Cité internationale residents can also renew their permit.
The Office français de l’immigration et de l’intégration (OFII)
Students can directly make an appointment for the medical examination and the visa validation that need to be undergone within the first three months upon arrival.
The Caisse d’allocations familiales (CAF)
CAF staff assist student in filling out the online form for the housing benefit application. Their full application file can be handed over on the spot.
The Direction régionale des entreprises, de la concurrence, de la consommation, du travail et de l’emploi (DIRECCTE)
An officer holds a desk and informs the students on their right to work while in France.
Student health care : LMDE and SMEREP
The student health insurance providers inform about the registration process, the Carte vitale application, the Attending Physician Statement (Déclaration de médecin traitant).
The RATP – Public transportation
RATP staff informs students about the best offer to choose depending on their situation : daily tickets, monthly or yearly plans.
Campus France (since 2013)
The French Agency welcomes its grant holders and informs students on how to come and study in France.
The Caisse primaire d’assurance maladie (CPAM) – General health care
In 2014 the CPAM will join the SAEE. Its team will inform students on general health care.