Metz

Student accommodation, flats, and rooms for rent in Metz

Metz is a city located in the northeast of France, in the Great East region of the country. It is a city that has a lot of history and a very beautiful old town, as well as places where you will be able to enjoy nature since the Moselle and Seille rivers cross through it. Metz is located near the French border with Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany, so from this city you will be able to travel to these countries easily, as well as to the rest of France.

In Metz, you will be able to enjoy a wide variety of activities to do and places to visit. In Metz, there are places full of history, art, and culture to areas to practice countless outdoor sports. Your experience in Metz is surely going to be a fantastic one!

If you are looking for student accommodation in Metz, we recommend you to use the Erasmus Play housing search engine to find accommodation easily and safely. From our search engine, you can see verified and available apartments, rooms, and student residences in the city of Metz. You will also be able to compare the different accommodations, viewing all the images, characteristics, prices, and locations through the map. Here are some tips for renting the ideal accommodation.

Student apartments for rent in Metz

Are you looking for a student flat for rent in Metz? Most of the apartments offered in this French city corresponds to studio flats, which can accommodate one or two people. These flats are small spaces but they include everything you need to live comfortably and also, you will have all the spaces to yourself, without having to share the bathroom, living room or kitchen with other people.

The apartments are usually fully furnished, with everything you need to move in (furniture, refrigerator, microwave, oven, etc.). Regarding the price, studio flats usually go from € 650 onwards and can go up to € 900 per month. The cost always depends on the characteristics and location of the apartment, although it can also vary according to the time for which you are going to rent it.

Student room for rent in Metz

Renting a room in a shared flat is usually the most preferred option by young internationals who move to live their Erasmus experience in Metz. This is for two main reasons. First, renting a room instead of an entire apartment causes the price of the rent and utility bills to be divided among all the occupants of the apartment, so it is usually cheaper. Secondly, with this type of accommodation, you will be able to share the experience with other students who will quickly become your Erasmus family.

The cost of rooms in shared flats in Metz usually goes from € 520 onwards and can go up to approximately € 650. The average cost is around € 580 per month.

Student accommodation in Metz

Despite being a small city, in Metz, you can consider several areas to live as a student. Here are some of the most chosen neighborhoods by international youth every year:

Apartments for rent in the center of Metz

From the city center, you will have a good connection to the different University campuses by Lorraine. In addition, in this neighborhood, you will find most of the places of leisure and interest that are most frequented by international and local students.

Apartments in Montigny-lès-Metz 

This residential neighborhood is located south of the center of Metz. It has several important green areas such as the Botanical Garden, and bars and restaurants serving different international cuisines.

Rooms for Rent in Le Sablon 

This neighborhood stands out for having several shops and restaurants, as well as the modern Pompidou-Metz Center of Art. It also has beautiful areas to walk along the Seille River, as well as several gardens that you will be able to enjoy.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Lorraine

The University of Lorraine has several campuses throughout the city of Metz where its different faculties are located (some called UFR). We tell you what they are:

  • Campus Bridoux: It is located east of the city center, in the residential and commercial district of Borny. Here is part of the UFR of Fundamental and Applied Sciences and the Institute of Biology, Health, and Environment.
  • Campus Saulcy: It is located next to the historic center of Metz, on an island in the Moselle river. The UFR classes in Arts, Letters and Languages, Human and Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Administration are taught on this campus.
  • Technopole Campus: This is the one furthest from the city center, towards the southeast of it. Here you will find the National School of Engineers of Metz, the Business School, the Franco-German Higher Institute of Technology, Economics and Sciences, the IUT of Metz, the UFR of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, and the URF of Fundamental Sciences and Applied.
  • INSPÉ: This campus is located south of the city center, in the Montigny-lès-Metz district. INSPÉ is the National Higher Institute for Teachers and Education.

University residence in Metz

There are several student residences in this French city. Some of them are private and others are managed by the CROUS organization, so you have to know where to apply for the place. Make sure to compare the different options so that you can choose the one with your preferred features and location.

Frequently Asked Questions about studying in Metz

How much does a student apartment cost in Metz?
The cost of a studio flat in this French city usually goes from € 650 onwards and can go up to € 900 per month.
How much is the Erasmus scholarship for students in Metz?
This depends on your country of origin since each one has different regulations in this regard. Remember that in France you can also apply for the CAF accommodation scholarship.
How is student life in Metz?
It is very dynamic, as there are many Erasmus activities organized by the university. Nightlife is also very lively, with various bars and clubs.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Metz?
The cost of living is usually high, but cheaper than in Paris, for example. Estimate that you have to have around € 900-1000 per month.
Why go on Erasmus to Metz?
Here you will be able to delve into the culture of the country in a small city, enjoying everything it has to offer to young people. You will also be able to travel to other cities in France, Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium easily. In Metz, you will be able to improve or learn French while talking to locals or through language courses at the university.

 

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