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The University of Lille has a wide range of catering options across its campuses (University restaurants, cafeterias, sandwich bars and brasseries).

Social spaces are also made available if you prefer to bring your own food or a picnic (microwaves, picnic tables, dining halls, etc.).

You can find the full list of catering facilities and their locations on the University of Lille website by clicking here.
Visit the CROUS website for more information.


You can pay with your student card via your IZLY account, which you must first activate. Here is a tutorial explaining how to activate your IZLY account.

Sessions are also held at the multimedia library to help you activate your account.

More information available on the IZLY website

To use the lift, you will need a key which you will receive once you have filed a request with the disability office.

Yes, the University of Lille offers students the use of a full crèche and a reduced-hours childcare facility on the Pont-de-Bois campus. 
“Les Kangourous Câlins”
Building A4, entrance opposite the modular building.
Tel.: +33 (0)3 20 41 61 59

Classes are held exclusively in French, with pictograms used as teaching aids. However, outside class hours, administrative staff members speak English and it’s always possible to find another student from the same country.

For all questions relating to accommodation, visit

Yes. You will find all the information you need on the webpage of the  International Relations office.  

No. Payment must be made per term or per year.

No. As an international student, you cannot benefit from French grants, but you should find out if there are grants available in your home country.

However, you are eligible for housing benefit (CAF).

As for courses available for jobseekers, there is currently no partnership in place. This is an initial training course, which means you have student status.

However, there is a scheme in place for people in exile, which you can learn more about by clicking here.

You will find all the holiday dates in your study guide.

You will be given your timetable on your first day in class. For reasons of confidentiality, they are neither posted nor sent by email.


You will find details of the workload for your course in the study guide given to each student at the beginning of term.