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New students

The essentials for settling in Lorraine

French student or foreigner, you have just arrived in Lorraine. This page proposes to you the indispensable websites in order to prepare your move and to accompany your first steps in the region.



Generalist websites


Housing, culture, grants, employment, social… the CROUS Nancy – Metz website is to be saved in a good place in your favourites.


All the information on education and professions : The Onisep Lorraine portal proposes the dates of different forums and orientation fairs as well as practical guides in order to choose your training in the region.


Find a job, get an internship in a company, create an association… the website of the Youth Information Network of Lorraine offers quality, local information.



University of Lorraine websites


In order to organize your daily life before and after class, think about regularly consulting the "Student life" categories of the portals of the Lorraine University. They deliver practical information concerning housing, health, culture, grants and even student associations on the campuses in Metz and Nancy.


The websites of cities and towns


The Metz Métropole portal contains information on cultural facilities, waste collection and the city council’s main projects.


Everything about transportation, administrative procedures or sporting equipment… in the 20 communities of Greater Nancy on the website.


Agenda of nights out, operating hours of libraries or museums… the websites of the cities of Metz and Nancy accompanyyour daily life in these 2 large cities of Lorraine.