Get ready for your stay

Living in Europe, Working in Europe | Entry conditions/visas | France

Dear researcher, are you planning to move to the Hexagon? Let's see how to best prepare your stay! 

Follow our check-list explaining the first steps before and shortly after your arrival to France.


EURAXESS France centres provide free and personalised local assistance to researchers settling in France, as well as to their families. They work in conjunction with the administrative services of your host city to facilitate your procedures.

  • Register on the EURAXESS France database as soon as you know your location in France through the Alfred Kastler Acc&ss Fnak National Foundation portal. Click here to access the portal:  
  • Get in touch with the nearest EURAXESS centre to your future location, many of them provide a similar registration system on their website. 


Information provided by EURAXESS France