Faculty Club


UCA Welcome Center - Service Center for International Researchers and doctoral candidates

The UCA Welcome Center provides information, advice and customized support for international guest researchers and doctoral candidates before, during, and after their arrival at the Côte d’Azur.

  • Assistance in completing administrative formalities
    • Visas and residence permits
    • French health care system, insurance, bank account
    • Challenges of everyday life
  • Helping you and your family settle in
    • Welcome Center events and excursions for visiting researchers and their families
    • Leisure, culture, sport at the French Riviera
    • French lessons
  • Temporary and long term accommodation - Faculty Club and other housing solutions





Faculty Club - Temporary housing for visiting researchers, scholars and doctoral candidates at UCA*

The UCA Faculty Club provides affordable accommodation for our guests. The Faculty Club comprises 51 studio-, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in the Résidence Olivier Chesneau (CROUS) in Nice. Temporary rentals are available from a few days up to several months. Each apartment has its own fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, a TV and Wifi. The CROUS staff provides a weekly housekeeping service for the Faculty Club guests. Please submit your reservation request here and we will get back to you with availabilities.



Priority access for IDEX UCAJEDI funded guests

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More information will soon be available on this website. Please bear with us while we gather comprehensive information on relevant administrative procedures and finalize various partnerships to provide optimal service to our new arrivals at the Côte d’Azur.

In the meantime, you can reach our staff, Anissa Jalali, Tiffany Ribet and Konstanze Beck via our designated Welcome Center email: