Finding accommodation is one of the first things most students have to do when they first come to Grenoble.
But how do you go about it? Who do you get in touch with? What steps do you have to take? You'll find some helpful tips right here.

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CROUS Grenoble Alpes halls of residence

35 halls of residence managed by the regional student service agency, CROUS Grenoble Alpes, are available to students at the Université Grenoble Alpes. Annual accommodation, temporary accommodation, students with reduced mobility or international students: make sure you apply for your place using the student social form by the closing date (30 April).

Browse the catalogue of CROUS Grenoble Alpes accommodation

Student housing benefits

Caisse d'Allocations Familiales (CAF)

The CAF (Family Benefits Fund) can grant different types of financial help for housing based on social criteria (income, family situation, type of housing, etc.):

  • L'aide personnalisée au logement (APL)
    The APL (Personal Housing Benefit) is available to all students, irrespective of age, family and professional situation, be they tenants, sub-tenants or co-tenants.
     
  • L'allocation logement à caractère social (ALS)
    The ALS (Social Housing Benefit) is available to all students, irrespective of age, family and professional situation. To be entitled to an ALS, you have to be the main tenant of a new or old residence, under agreement between the owner and the State.

You must apply for your housing benefits online on the CAF website.

To find out more, also have a look at the CROUS Grenoble Alpes website.