Welcome to Université Côte d'Azur

The Welcome Center is a true point of entry for international researchers and doctoral students at Université Côte d'Azur and its partners.This service welcomes and accompanies researchers and doctoral students during their installation in France and aims to facilitate administrative procedures.

The Welcome Center informes, assists and offers personalized help to researchers and doctoral students at Université Côte d'Azur before and during their stay at the Côte d’Azur.


The Welcome Center is a member of the EURAXESS France network. The Welcome Center is one of the 45 EURAXESS centers in France. For personalized assistance with administrative procedures please

Register with the Welcome Center


Contact us

by email: Welcome-Center [at] univ-cotedazur.fr
or give us a call at +33 (0)4 89 15 12 27

You can also contact one of the Welcome Guides Experts locally on your Campus :

Welcome Center
Maison de l'Etudiant
5 ave François Mitterrand
06300 NICE

Information and services to help you get settled on the Côte d'Azur


Key numbers

+ 480 international researchers welcomed

+ 6 500 personalized services rendered

+ 1 600 stays registered at the Faculty Club




Being welcomed by you, made things a lot easier. Thanks for all your support.


Le Welcome Center nous a aidé à régler tous nos problèmes avec la préfecture, et nous a apporté une aide pratique et un soutien moral sans lesquels nous n'aurions pas pu avancer dans ce qui importe vraiment: nos travaux de thèse ! Merci !


Welcome Center has helped me a lot with housing and administrative procedures.

Useful links

General information - Welcome Guides

The following links provide more useful information to prepare your stay in France and help you settle in:


EURAXESS FRANCE is a member of the European Commission initiative, gathering more than 600 EURAXESS centres assisting EU and non-EU researchers in 42 countries.

You will find here all the necessary information for mobile researchers, and assistance with the support of the network of services centres. If you are looking for information about entry procedures, social security, legal issues, postdoctoral positions and research jobs, this website is for you!

You will also find the contact details of all the EURAXESS centres available in France, as well as information related to the entry and residence conditions on the French territory, accommodation and all you need to prepare a successful stay in the hexagon.

Welcome Guide for international students

Consult and download the university's welcome guide for for international students at Université Côte d'Azur. Campus France awards the Bienvenue en France label to Université Côte d'Azur The University was given given 2 stars in recognition of the high-quality welcome offered to its international students

Welcome Guide Côte d'Azur

Welcome Guide Côte d’Azur is a joint initiative of the economic promotion agency Team Côte d'Azur and University Côte d'Azur

Welcome Guide Côte d’Azur assists you in your installation project. It provides updated administrative, economic, tourist, cultural and regional information. Welcome Guide Côte d’Azur provides you with all the official information you need to make your stay or installation a success.

Additional useful links
Some additional links to find information and connect with your fellow researchers at Université Côte d'Azur: