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Finding accommodation in France can be difficult, especially on a small budget, and even more when you are a foreigner. It is difficult but far from impossible: it is all about being organized!

It is important that you anticipate your stay in advance and not wait to be in France to look for housing. Caen is a busy University town with many students (about 25% of its global population!), and it can be quite challenging to find suitable housing at the last minute.

Reminder! If you come to UNICAEN on an exchange program or for a French language program (DUEF), the housing depends on your specific programme:

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Last update : June 18, 2021

Université de Caen Normandie
Esplanade de la Paix | CS 14032 | 14032 CAEN cedex 5