Reims

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Reims

Reims is located in the north of France, between Paris and Belgium. It is known (unofficially) as the main region of Champagne for the large number of vineyards in the area. This city has also had a lot of importance over the years since in its Cathedral the kings of France have been crowned for more than 1000 years.

This university city receives many international students every year who come to live their Erasmus experience or to study. Thanks to this, despite being a quiet city, Reims has a young, dynamic and fun university environment.

Surely you are wondering, how much does it cost to live in Reims for students? Well, this will largely depend on the lifestyle you lead and the monthly cost of rent, which is what usually represents the largest expense in the budget. Here are some details that you have to take into account when looking for accommodation in this French city so that you know everything before deciding on one.

Student apartments for rent in Reims 

Are you looking to rent a student flat in Reims? If you prefer to have your place without having to share a bathroom, kitchen, and living room, this would be the best option. You will find a varied offer, so pay attention to the characteristics that interest you the most. Of course, keep in mind that the monthly price of a complete apartment is higher than a room in a shared apartment or a residence.

The price of a studio flat for one or two people usually goes from € 350 onwards, the average being € 550. An apartment with more rooms to share between several young people usually goes from € 1,500 per month onwards.

Student rooms for rent in Reims 

When it comes to renting a place to stay in Reims for Erasmus students, the most common is that they tend to search for single rooms. Most of the rooms for rent in this French city come with features like a wardrobe, desk and bedding. Some of them may also have a sofa, a window with beautiful views and even a private bathroom. Of course, the monthly cost of the rooms varies depending on these characteristics, in addition to the location.

The minimum monthly price is usually around € 295 per month, the average being € 440. In addition, the maximum price does not usually exceed € 530 per month. Remember to check if the service costs (water, electricity, internet, gas, etc.) are included in the price or if you have to add an extra amount to calculate how much the final price would be per month.

Student accommodation in Reims 

You can choose several areas in this French city to live in, so it can be a bit overwhelming to choose one. Therefore, below we will tell you which are some of the neighbourhoods most chosen by international students to live in Reims.

Apartments for rent in Center-Ville 

This is the city centre of Reims. It has several sites of interest such as historical buildings, monuments, entertainment sites, green areas, the canal and easy access to the main train station. If you choose this neighbourhood to live in, you will be close to several busy places and a half-hour away by public transport from the university.

Apartments in Courlancy 

Courlancy is a neighbourhood located to the south of the city centre, between that area and the University of Reims. It has a good public transport connection, so you will be able to get everywhere easily. In addition, here is the Léo Lagrange park with a large green area, a lake, a skatepark, and other areas that you will enjoy in your leisure moments.

Rooms for Rent in Hincmar 

This area is located next to Center-Ville, to the south. You can reach the centre in a few minutes on foot, as well as enjoy the different parks that are located on the banks of the canal. In Hincmar you will generally find quite cheap accommodation prices.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne 

The main campus of this institution is located southwest of the city centre, about 30 minutes away by public transport. Classes for most majors are taught here, including Law, Business, Political Science, and Letters. If you want to live near this campus, we recommend that you look for accommodation in the area called Croix Rouge Université. You can also consider the Courlancy neighbourhood, which features the pretty Léo Lagrange park and is less than 25 minutes walk from the university.

University residence in Reims 

In this French city, there are several university residences, both public (del Crous) and private. It should be noted that the public ones do not belong to the university itself, but are independent.

There are various types of accommodation in the residences and these can be found near the university or in the city centre. To apply for a place, we recommend that you do so at least three months in advance, as they tend to run out very quickly.

Frequently Asked Questions about studying and living in Reims 

How much does a student flat cost in Reims?
The monthly cost of an apartment depends on whether it is studio type or if it has more rooms to share. In the case of the former, the average is usually € 550 per month. For its part, an apartment with more rooms usually goes from € 1500 onwards.
How to find a cheap room in Reims?
We recommend using our Erasmus Play search engine and comparator, where you will see the different characteristics of each verified accommodation. In addition to the comforts of your room, you can see what the entire apartment consists of, by viewing all the images and locations on the map.
Why share a flat with other students in Reims?
Because in this way you will be able to save enormously on the monthly cost of rent and services. In addition, this will allow you to share more closely with other international young people who are in the same situation as you, managing to generate closer relationships.
Where to live in Reims as a student?
The neighbourhoods most chosen by international youth are usually Center-Ville, Courlancy, Croix Rouge Université and Hincmar, since they are areas close to the city centre or the University of Reims.
Why go on Erasmus to Reims?
In this French city, you will be able to learn the language and enjoy the cultural, historical and young atmosphere of the city. It has many places to spend your leisure time, both doing sports and restaurants, bars and nightclubs. You are sure to have a great time!

 

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