The International Relations Department of the University of Poitiers has obtained the EURAXESS service center label for hosting doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, researchers, professors and international guests.
The EURAXESS service center at the University of Poitiers is your privileged contact. It will accompany you even before your arrival and throughout your stay.
It is necessary to obtain a scientific researcher visa. Once completed by the host laboratory, it must be sent to the EURAXESS service center to be signed by the President of the University of Poitiers and the Préfecture.
Warning: PhD students who do not have an employment contract or a doctoral contract must apply for a student visa.
The long-stay visa is valid as a residence permit– Student VLSTS – “Passeport Talent” Research Visa
The renewal of residence permits
The researcher can go directly to the EURAXESS service center to obtain assistance in making his or her application.
To facilitate the processing of applications, the EURAXESS service center at the University of Poitiers maintains privileged links with the OFII and Poitiers Préfecture
The EURAXESS service center can provide you with accommodation in a residence entirely dedicated to international researchers (Beau Site), at the CROUS or with private landlords.
The EURAXESS service center can assist you in your efforts to:
benefit from French as a foreign language courses
the schooling of children from kindergarten to high school
Daily life: opening a bank account, health coverage, Family Allowance Fund, financial taxes, urban transport, drivers’ licenses, etc.
tourism, culture: discover the city of Poitiers, the Poitou Charentes region.
FnAK (the Alfred Kastler Foundation), partner of the EURAXESS network: facilitates the mobility of international researchers to France and offers a guest researcher card that allows them to benefit from various services, negotiated rates and a wealth of practical information. This card is free of charge and validated by the EURAXESS Poitou-Charentes center.
The EURAXESS portal can provide international researchers and host laboratories with a wide range of information on
scientific employment, consultation or submission of job offers, submission of CVs through EURAXESS jobs
the European Charter with the rights and duties of researchers and the code of conduct for the recruitment of researchers on EURAXESS Rights
interactive web services to maintain contacts between international researchers as well as information on career opportunities in the United States, India, China and Japan and Europe on EURAXESS Links
Contact & information
Valérie Soulard Direction des Relations Internationales. Centre de services EURAXESS 15 rue de l’Hôtel Dieu TSA 71117 86073 Poitiers cedex 9