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Student Life : Paris and Shanghai

Paris: an enticing European metropolis

Known internationally as one of the top luxury capitals in the world, Paris is also the cornerstone of culture, literature, arts and design where tradition and modernity merge together to create the city's authenticity, prestige and excellence.

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Paris, France’s economic hotbed

Paris was founded in the 3rd century by the Celtics who named the city Parisii and has been, since the 12th century, a very rich and affluent trading center.


Paris, a cultural gold mine

Thanks to a long and prosperous history dating back to the first few centuries, Paris is one of the world’s most important cultural centers.


Paris, both traditional and modern

When walking through Paris, you’ll be able to sense its history thanks to the Haussmann architecture, the narrow streets paved with cobble stones etc. However Paris is also a hotspot for shopping with unique shopping centers such as The Galeries Lafayette located on Paris’ famous Boulevard Haussmann or small boutiques located in the Marais, well-known for its arts galleries and vintage shops. With its many cafés, bistros and world-renowned restaurants such La Tour d’Argent, France’s capital city is also highly famous for its exquisite cuisine.

Housing in Paris

emlyon housing platform 

You are a future international student of emlyon business school, use the school housing platform on which you will be able to:

  • Find a rental close to the campus
  • Find your international or French roommate
  • Find a room in a French family

Thousands of accommodations from landlords, student residences, real estate agencies or rooms in private homes, are available close to the school.
 Through the platform, you will also have access to accommodation offers in other French and international cities.

Student without any French guarantor? Our partner Studapart stands surety for you and guarantees you rent.

Already Students ?

Log into the platform by clicking on “Student login” and use your email address from the school.

New Students ?

You will receive an activation code to log into the platform once you will be enrolled at emlyon business school

emlyon Housing partners

  • Housing Anywhere

More than 40.000 rooms available in 130 countries: www.HousingAnywhere.com

  • What is the Foyer de Reuilly ? (for young women only)

Established in 1974 to respond to a housing crisis, the "Foyer de Reuilly" welcome today young business women, job seekers, apprentice, interns who come from Paris and its areas, from the province and all around the world.

Through the years, the young ladies profiles has evolved and the house has been able to adapt to those changes.

Its constant aim is to offer a welcoming and warm place thanks to a dynamical team, to various animations, and high quality detailed services.

Visit their plateform here

  • LivinFrance

LivinFrance is a service dedicated to international students. 

We invite you to visit their platform here to take knowledge of the different packs offered, or to contact them for more information. contact@livin-france.com +33616131706

  • Nativing

A service dedicated to Internationals. You can have a “French native coach” who will help you as soon as you arrive in France, who can host you for a short period of time. A fee is charged for this service.

Platform :www.nativing.com Contact: hello@nativing.com

  • Garantme

Garantme offers a service of rent garantee for students.  This service can be of great help for international students who stay often blocked towards the owner's criterias concerning rent garantees.

Please note that there is an increasing number of fake accommodation adverts in the free press (Le bon cointop annoncesparticulier à particulier). Never pay any money before meeting a flat-owner or representative, or before visiting a flat and signing a contract.

Shanghai, an engaging city

One you arrive in Shanghai, you will immediately be overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of this thriving city: its colours, its people, its culinary specialties and its futuristic skyscrapers and indigenous Shikumen houses will shake you to your very core. The sight-seeing activities and the endless possibilities of cultural endeavors will stun you!

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A thriving economy

Shanghai is one of China’s commercial and financial centers and was ranked #5 by the 2011 edition of the Global Financial Centres Index published by the City of London.

The top “must do” activities in Shanghai
  • Shanghai Huangpu River Night Cruise
  • Xintiandi, Shanghai Circus World: a car-free shopping and entertainment area in Shanghai
  • The Bund: an area with dozens of historical buildings and bordering the Huangpu River
  • Yuyuan Garden, once considered as the “top beauty in Southeast China”


Housing in Shanghai

It’s quite easy to find an apartment in Shanghai because there are many real estate agents in this city. Generally emlyonbusiness school students find flats by themselves and they share an apartment with their classmates. The average monthly rental fees are 2000-4000RMB/person (213€-426€), depending on the apartment’s location and status. Generally the apartments are equipped with furniture and electrical appliance.

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