Paris, known as the city of lightsis also one of the favorite destinations for international studentsThe French capital is much more than the Eiffel Tower and the typical tourist sites. This huge city is divided into 20 districts or arrondissementes that are numbered starting from the center,  and are organized in a spiral. In Students Global Relocation we know that each of its streets has something special that will make your Erasmus an unforgettable experience.   If you are thinking about studying in Paris soonhere are the best student neighborhoods in Paris.

Latin Quarter  

Also known as Cinquième arrondissement, it is the student neighborhood par excellence. It owes its name to the language formerly spoken in the universities. Historically, it has housed the most important universities of the city, such as the Sorbonne University and the University of Paris 

The Latin Quarter is a bohemian, picturesque and vibrant neighborhood. Its streets are full of bars and restaurants that in the evenings are filled with university students. If you want to enjoy the Parisian nights and eat for good prices, this neighborhood is for you!  

Besides the nightlife, it is also ideal for a walk along the banks of the Seine, visit the Pantheonthe Jardin des Plantes or the National Museum of Natural History 

Le Marais

Le Marais is among the best neighborhoods for students in Paris. Its cobblestone streets are fashionable in the French capital for its vibrant and youthful atmosphere. It has an ideal area to live during your Erasmus in Paris: Le Haut Marais.    

Le Haut Marais is the northern part of the neighborhood. It is full of boutiques and small bistros that will allow you to live the Parisian experience to the fullest. It is known as the most LGTB friendly neighborhood in the city, like Chueca in Madrid or Porta Venezia in Milan. Its popularity has been growing in recent years, making it a perfect alternative to the traditional student neighborhoods in Paris.   

Canal Saint Martin 

It is undoubtedly one of the most romantic and modern areas of the cityIt is located on the banks of the Canal Saint Martin, famous for its small bridges. The neighborhood has become the place of residence of young workers and studentsIt has a wide artistic and multicultural offer that attracts the attention of the hipsters. In the evenings, its quays and bars are full of peoplecreating an ideal atmosphere for living in Paris.   

Bastille, Oberkampf and Nation  

If we move a little further away from the center, we find these three neighborhoods in the eleventh and twelfth arrondissement. In these areas we can find accommodations for much more affordable prices and with excellent connections by public transport.   

If you go to Paris looking for good vibes, you will love these neighborhoods! They are full of bars and nightclubs that you won’t want to miss. 

Remember that on Students Global Relocation you can find hundreds of rooms and apartments, take a look and choose the accommodation that best suits you!  


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