Welcome to Université Côte d'Azur

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

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


Contact us

by email to

or give us a call at
+33 (0)4 89 15 12 27
to make an appointment with the Welcome Center team.

The Welcome Center is a member of the EURAXESS France network. The Welcome Center is one of the 43 EURAXESS service centers in France. For personalized assistance with administrative procedures please

Register with the Welcome Center

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

+ 370 international researchers welcomed

+ 4 000 personalized services rendered

+ 1 300 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

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.

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

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

COVID-19 : International travel to France

The COVD-19 pandemic health crisis is evolving and the rules in place might change regularly. Please check before your departure for France, if you have taken the necessary precautions and that you have all the required documents for your trip to France.

Please carefully read the information provided to travelers arriving in France provided by Campus France, the French government, the French ministry of the interior and the French Ministry for European and Foreign Affairs. Please note that every traveler is requested, since 8 April 2020, to fill out and carry a travel certificate for international travel from abroad to mainland France. From 25 May 2020, travelers are also requested to fill out and carry with them a statement certifying they do not have any symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. The statement can be found  on the ministry's website.

Please also check if a quarantine applies to you and if a negative PCR test is required at your arrival in France.