Angers

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Angers

Angers is a French city located to the west in the Pays de la Loire region, on the banks of the Maine River. This city had a lot of historical importance, especially during medieval times, of which there are still buildings. Thanks to this, the city was included in the list of Heritage by Unesco.

If you are wondering how the student environment is in Angers, we tell you that this city has been considered an intellectual centre since the 1400s, and to this day it continues to be a lively city for students. It receives many international and French young people every year for the prestige of its university. For this reason, it is also a dynamic city, since it can be calm, educational and entertaining depending on what you want to do. Angers is located between Paris, Nantes, Brittany, Normandy and the Loire Valley, this makes it simple for you to travel to different parts of France easily and cheaply if you want to explore the country.

Student apartments for rent in Angers

Are you looking for cheap student apartments for rent in Angers? We recommend that you start your search as soon as possible since, being a student city, cheap apartments, with a good location and with good features, tend to rent out quickly. The advantage is that in the Erasmus Play search engine.

You will see the entire offer of verified apartments from different platforms and compare their locations, images, characteristics, and prices easily and quickly.

The price of a studio apartment goes from € 290 onwards, although the lower prices usually do not include the costs of bills.

Student room for rent in Angers

This is usually the preferred alternative for young internationals who move to Angers to live for a season. When looking for a room you have to take into account both the characteristics of it and the apartment it is in. Most are usually fully furnished and some may have particular characteristics such as a garden or barbecue.

The cost of a room usually has a minimum price of € 330 per month and the average is around € 390 per month. The cost can amount to € 650, always depending on the characteristics and location.

Student accommodation in Angers

Here are some of the best areas to live in Angers as a student, taking into account the opinions of international young people from previous years:

Apartments for rent in La Fayette - Eblé

East neighbourhood is located south of downtown, bordered to the west by the Maine River. It has several green areas to enjoy and the city's main train station, Gare d'Angers Saint-Laud. It is connected to the rest of Angers by the tram network.

Apartments in Saint-Jacques - Nazareth 

This residential area has a very good location: close to the centre but on the other side of the river and very close to several of the University of Angers campuses. It has different parks and green areas a few minutes away with bars and restaurants frequented by students.

Room for rent in Center Ville

The city centre is a very good alternative in which to look for accommodation since you will find several of the students’ favourite places of leisure and interest. In addition, from the centre, you will have a good connection with the rest of the city and with other nearby cities.

Erasmus accommodation near the universities of Angers

University of Angers

This important university has several campuses in the city (and two in other cities), located in different areas:

  • Saint-Serge Campus: It has the faculties of Tourism and Culture, of Law, of Economy and Business and Administration. As its name suggests, it is located in the Saint-Serge district, north of the centre of Angers and along the Maine River.
  • Belle-Beille Campus: Here the classes of the Faculties of Languages, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences and the Polytechnic are taught. The Belle-Beille district is located across the river from the city centre to the west.
  • Health Campus: This campus has faculties related to Medicine and Pharmacy. It is located right in front of the Saint-Serge campus, on the other side of the Maine River.

Catholic University of l'Ouest (UCO) 

This institution is one of the most important in the country and its main campus is located in Angers. It is located near the city centre, to the south, in the Madeleine - Saint-Léonard neighbourhoods. If you want to live near this institution, you can look in those neighbourhoods, in the centre (Center Ville) and also in La Fayette-Eblé.

University residence in Angers

Being a student city, in Angers you will find several residences available for students, some being private and others public, managed by CROUS. Keep in mind that each residence has different characteristics and locations, so you have to pay attention to all the details before choosing the one that best suits your preferences. Of course, keep in mind that there is a lot of competition to request places in Angers, so it is usually easier to rent private rooms or apartments.

Frequently Asked Questions about Angers

How much does a student flat cost in Angers?
The price can be within a range that goes from € 290 to € 1000 per month, depending on the characteristics and the location.
What are the best areas to live in Angers as a student?
Although it is a relatively small city, in Angers there are several neighbourhoods that you can consider living in. Some of them are Center Ville, Saint-Jacques - Nazareth, La Fayette-Eblé, Madeleine - Saint-Léonard and Belle-Beille. We recommend that you determine where your university is located before choosing the best area in which to live.
What is student life like in Angers?
The youth environment is dynamic and fun, as there are many international students from all over the world. There are many activities to do every day and places to go out at night. You will also be able to travel to nearby places easily.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Angers?
Living in Angers is usually more affordable than living in other larger French cities, although the cost of living is medium. Here estimate that, including expenses for rent, food, leisure and some trips, you will have to have between € 750-800 per month.
Why go on Erasmus to Angers?
This university town in western France offers students a wide variety of leisure offerings including art, education, culture, sports and more. It should be noted that more than half of the population is usually under 30 years of age. Here you will also be able to get to know the culture of the country from within and learn the French language or improve it if you already have a base.

 

 

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