Faculty Club Sophia Antipolis


The Faculty Club Sophia Antipolis (10 apartments in the CROUS residence Isaac Newton in Sophia Antipolis) offers temporary housing for scientists, postdocs, PhD students and academic personnel. The studio apartments for maximum two guests include: fully equipped kitchen, own bathroom, TV, Wifi, housekeeping service, parking, all utilities included. Priority access to the Faculty Club apartments will be given to guests of UCA members benefiting from IDEX UCAJEDI funding and to medium term stays between 1 and 3 months. Stays will start on the 1st of each month only and will end on the 30th/31st.

Please request a reservation at the Faculty Club Sophia Antipolis using our online form below.
If you'd like to stay at the Faculty Club Nice, please fill in the online reservation request for the Faculty Club Nice.

The Welcome Center UCA manages the assignment of 10 units as well as the billing and collection of the occupancy allowance on behalf of the CROUS. The building is managed by the CROUS Nice/Toulon. Due to the limited number of apartments, only PhD students, postdocs, researchers and unversity teachers will be admitted at the Faculty Club. Undergraduate, Master and MSc students, please contact the CROUS regarding student housing.


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 the French ministry of the interior, Campus France, the French government and the French Ministry for European and Foreign Affairs.

Depending on the country you are travelling from, you might need to observe an isolation period at your arrival in France, provide a negative PCR test and a vaccination certificate at your arrival in France. Please strictly adhere to the sanitary instructions provided by the CROUS. The CROUS currently offers the cleaning service twice per month. The frequency of the cleaning service might be adapted depending on the sanitary situation.


Rates for Université Côte d'Azur guests:

Type of Unit

Surface Area

Max. number of people

1 month

3 weeks

2 weeks

1 week

1 night

T1 double

22 m²


450 €

410 €

360 €

220 €

53 €

The rates include occupancy allowance and management fees.

The rate for one month applies to a reservation from the 1st to the 30/31 of the same month only. Rates for one, two or three weeks apply only for a stay within one calendar month. A stay spanning several month will be billed separately.

Please note: from January 2023, the conditions of the Faculty Club stays and rates will change. The relevant information and the rental conditions will be updated as soon as possible.

  • Priority: monthly stays from the 1st to the 30th/31st of each month
  • Miminum stay: one week, the nightly rate only applies to extensions of a stay depending on availbilities.
  • Maximul stay: three months
  • Due to the Covid-19 health crisis, the cleaning service is currently only provided twice a month. Fresh towels and sheets are provided every week.
  • It is prohibited to bring animals into the residence, except for service animals for people with disabilities.


T1 double with balcony

Studio apartment with balcony, surface about 22m2 for up to two persons.
  • 450€/month
  • 410€/3 weeks
  • 360€/2 weeks
  • 220€/week
  • 53€/additional night
The rates include all rental charges (electricity, heating, water, internet access).
Equipment and services
  • Furniture : 1 convertible sofa bed for 2 people (sheets), 1 desk with chair, additional chair or stool, 1 table, cupboard
  • Kitchen corner : sink, fridge, hotplate, dishes, micro-wave oven, electric coffee machine, electric kettle
  • Balcony with table and chairs, facing south/west
  • Secured, attributed parking spot in the basement
  • Bathroom : sink, shower, WC
  • TV, wifi
  • Bedsheets and towels
  • The residence does not have airconditioning. One fan per apartment can be provided.
  • Free rental (against deposit of your ID)
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Cleaning material (vacuum cleaner incl.)
  • Washing machine and dryer on the ground floor (coins)
  • Late and weekend arrivals: you can withdraw yout keys using and electronic code when you arrive at the residences after hours.


Reservation inquiry form

Before completing the reservation request form, please carefully read the instructions below regarding eligibility criteria and duration of the temporary housing. We will be able to inform you on availabilties once we have received your reservation request form.

The Faculty Club provides temporary housing to guests of UCA and its members. Priority access to the Faculty Club apartments will be given to guests of UCA members benefiting from IDEX UCAJEDI funding and to medium to long term rentals between 1 and 3 months. You need to take out home and civil liability insurance.

Undergraduate, Master and MSc students are not eligible for a Faculty Club apartment. Please contact the CROUS regarding student housing.

When to make your reservation request :

  • Rental requests between one and three months should be submitted as soon as possible. Please note: Monthly rentals will start on the 1st of each month only and end on the 30th/31st.
  • Short term rental requests between one week and one month can only be made less then two weeks prior to your stay at the faculty club. If apartments are available, short term rentals will be attributed two weeks prior to the stay only.
  • All rental requests need to be sent no later than 7 working days prior to the desired start of the stay in the Faculty Club. We might not be able to get back to you on shorter notice.
To determine priority access, please provide detailed information about the reasons for your visit. Please indicate the host institution and a local contact person, who can confirm your invitation for us to be able to consider your request. All mandatory fields must be completed. Please use the DD/MM/JJJJ format to indicate dates.

Attention for visitors, who will need a visa for their visit: Before indicating the dates of your rental request, please make sure to take into consideration the time it will take the French consulate/embassy closest to your current place of residence to issue your visa. The Welcome Center might not be able to postpone your rental, if you need to reschedule your arrival and departure dates due to delays in the visa process.

Please note: Upon request, the Welcome Center can provide a document certifying your reservation (and payment) at the Faculty Club for the visa application once we have confirmed the rental and received the first rental payment only.

Please also carefully read the general rental conditions and Faculty Club bylaws before sending your rental request.

Visite is part of an Idex UCAJEDI projet? (*)

Who will pay for the rent? (*)

General Rental Conditions and Faculy Club Bylaws (*)
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General Rental Conditions Faculty Club Bylaws

After sucessfully sending the form you will be redirected to a confirmation page. If this is not the case, please carefully check the information entered in each field and send the form again.

Information to be included

Purpose of data processing:

The purpose of this data processing is to assign temporary housing at the Faculty Club, collect rent and management fees, deal with any litigation and produce anonymized general statistics on the housing occupancy.

Lawfulness of data processing:

This processing is necessary to properly carry out the service contract.

Data retention period:

Personal data will be stored 5 years after the end of the service.

Recipient of the data:

Data will be processed in-house by UCA and the Nice-Toulon CROUS.

Data transfer:

All personal data are processed on the technical platforms of UCA and of the Nice-Toulon CROUS.

Data controller:

Université Côte d’Azur
28, avenue de Valrose
06100 Nice

Data protection officer:

Contact: dpo@univ-cotedazur.fr

Your rights:

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the French Data Protection Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as amended, you have the following rights:

  • Right of access.
  • Right of rectification.
  • Right of erasure: At the request of the person concerned, the data will be erased after the end of the service. The data pertaining to the current rental will be kept at least until the end of the rental and until all amounts due have been paid.
  • Right to restriction of such processing.

To exercise your rights, you can contact us at the following address: faculty-club.privacy@univ-cotedazur.fr. In your request, please specify your first and last name, email address (with proof of your identity), and the nature of the right(s) you wish to exercise.

Submission of a complaint

We make every effort to comply with the GDPR in order to guarantee the security of your persona data and your rights.
However, if you consider that someone has not complied with this regulation, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority: Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés, 3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 - 75334 Paris Cedex 07 Phone: 01 53 73 22 22