Between 350 and 400 students, half of them from abroad, are housed each year through agreements between École des Ponts ParisTech and partner residences.All first and second year engineering students who so desire are housed on the campus in one of the School’s partner student residences.Third-year engineering students and students in other subjects have options for accommodation at the Maison des Mines et des Ponts and on the campus. It is also possible to arrange your own accommodation inresidences run by the CROUS (Centre régionale des oeuvres universitaires et sociales, a public body particularly involved in running student accommodation), inprivate student residences or with private landlords.
Residences a stone’s throw from the School
The Meunier et Perronet residences are a two-minute walk away and essentially dedicated to housing students of the School.Thanks to agreements with the CROUS, the School has rooms reserved for its students in the Montesquieu residence just opposite the School, and inother local premises in Torcy and in Lognes. Also 2 minutes from the School, the international Cité Descartes residence houses PhD students and researchers with mobility problems.
Housing in central Paris
Many students choose to live in central Paris to be close to the social life of the capital.The school is 20 minutes from the centre of Paris (Chatelet-Les Halles) via the RER A train line.The School has rooms at Maison des Mines et des Ponts et Chaussées, in the Latin Quarter and at Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, on boulevard Jourdan.