ri-incoming [at] (International Relations Office)

Opening hours: 
August 30th - December 17th, 2021 
Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 4pm

Bréguet Building
3 rue Joliot Curie
91190 Gif-sur-Yvette

Paris-Saclay international welcome desk

The GATE, Paris-Saclay International Welcome Desk, is open to international students, PhD students and researchers from August 30th to December 17th, 2021.

You are experiencing some issues in your administrative tasks and you need some help? 

Thanks to the GATE, you can carry out, in a single location, all the necessary administrative procedures for your move and stay. 

  • Opening hours:
    August 30th - December 17th, 2021
    Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 4pm
  • Address:
    Bréguet Building
    3 rue Joliot Curie
    91190 Gif-sur-Yvette

GATE is composed of 9 partners present to help an accompany you:

Palaiseau Sous-Prefecture

  • Issuance of residence permits for students and researchers 

Science Accueil

  • Residence permit application
  • How to obtain a health insurance card
  • Applying for social benefits
  • Bank accounts, income tax
  • French as a foreign language courses
  • Accommodation and cultural activities
  • Support and comfort

Université Paris-Saclay

  • Residence permit for students
  • Housing and catering services
  • Health and sports
  • Financial and material supports

Housing allowance (CAF)

  • Information on your rights to housing allowance
  • Follow-up on your application

Health insurance (Ameli)

  • Information and registration for social security 
  • Follow-up on your application

Employment centre (Pôle Emploi)

  • Registration
  • Create your account
  • Looking for a job / student jobs
  • Support (CV, cover letter, job interview)

Versailles CROUS services

  • Housing
  • Grants and scholarships
  • Catering
  • Culture

Transportation in Ile de France 

  • Transport card (student, ImagineR, Navigo)
  • Transport network (RER, bus lines, etc.)

Campus France 

  • Workshops on how to settle in and life in France, health insurance, preventive measures