- The Maison des Etudiants (Students’ House)
- Crous and cultural activities
- Student associations & clubs
- University of Poitiers Orchestra and Choir
- Radio Pulsar
- Cultural activities with the Poitiers City hall
The Maison des Etudiants (Students’ House) : a place to discover
Maison des Etudiants
86007 Poitiers cedex
Tél : +33 (0)5 49 45 47 00
Fax : +33 (0)5 49 45 47 80
Crous and cultural activities
- free year-round cultural events at university residence halls and restaurants;
- a grant program called «Culture ActionS» that financially subsidizes innovativestudent projects;
- cultural competitions awarding monetary prizes open to all students: short-story, photography, comic strips, theatre, short film, dance and music.
ou +33 (0)6 85 93 95 39
Student associations & clubs
For further information, visit the web site (fr)
One such club is Méli-Mélo, which organizes events to develop language and cultural exchanges between French and foreign students. Main activities: ‘linguistic tandems’ (language pairwork), welcome parties, cultural tours.
Blog : http://assomelimelo.com
Mél : firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook : Association Mélimélo
MAEVA (Mission d’accueil des étudiants venus d’ailleurs)
This student organization proposes to help students from abroad by giving them all the practical information they might need when they arrive and during the entire school year.
Facebook : maeva.poitiers
University of Poitiers Orchestra and Choir
participates in the University’s programme of cultural events and gives concerts in
France and abroad for International Relations events.
The University Choir welcomes beginners or experienced singers, and is involved in exchange projects with other French and foreign choirs.
Maison des étudiants - Bât. A6
1, rue Neuma Fechine Borges
86007 Poitiers Cedex
Tél : +33 (0)5 49 88 33 04
Cultural activities with the Poitiers City hall
If you are interested in discovering local culture or meeting French families or enjoying a typical lunch/dinner or sharing leisure activities, Poit’Etrangers – a joint scheme involving the City of Poitiers, The University, Crous ,FBS, Sciences Po, ISAEENSMA and CRIJ, will put you in touch with volunteers from Poitiers. Families in Poitiers will be happy to welcome you for Xmas or New Year celebrations; early registration (in October) is compulsory.
Getting around with the ‘Carte Culture’
Students are eligible for a free ‘Carte Culture’, a pass that offers preferential rates on all sorts of cultural events, and invitations (cinema, concerts, shows) at all the city’s venues. The ‘Carte Culture’ is available at the TAP (Poitiers Theatre), Confort Moderne, the Conservatory, the Sainte-Croix Museum, the Espace Mendès-France, Jazz à Poitiers (on concert nights), the Amis du Théâtre Populaire (on performance nights) or the Student House.