LIVE IN LILLE

Welcome to Lille, a student city at the crossroads of Europe, the capital of the Flanders region! Lille’s exceptional location is ideal to enable you to travel from… but even without travelling, there are plenty of things to discover within the city!

A STUDENT CITY AT THE CROSSROADS OF EUROPE

The university is located in the green and cosmopolitan Vauban district in the heart of Lille.

Lille is a large and dynamic metropolis at the crossroads of Europe. Thanks to the TGV (French high-speed rail service), the Channel Tunnel and a dense highway network, you can get to Paris and Brussels in less than an hour, to London in one hour 20 minutes and to Amsterdam in under three hours!

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BIG CITY ADVANTAGE, SMALL CITY ATMOSPHERE

Lille enjoys all of the conveniences of being at the centre of an urban zone with a population of 2 million, yet remains a “human-sized” university city with 250,000 inhabitants. Visitors can get around easily on foot or by bicycle. Public transport also offers the metro, the tramway and many bus lines running frequently and late into the night.

Lille is a city of history, art and culture which is more dynamic than ever!


A GREAT ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUR STUDIES

  • A ten-hectare university campus in the heart of Lille
  • A campus surrounded by a multitude of accommodation and restaurants
  • A very dynamic on-campus life with around 40 student clubs and associations
  • A digital campus providing innovative pedagogy
  • Academic and digital libraries
  • A Career Center to support your professional project

ACCOMMODATION

The university offers rooms in student residences. They are managed by ALL services, the organisation focused on student services at La Catho. Click here for more information.

As an international student, you can also find accommodation and specific support via Livin-France, a free platform dedicated to international students!


TRANSPORT

Do you wish to come to our faculty and are looking for specific information regarding transportation? Take a look at our Welcome Kit for International Exchange Students!

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