acc&ss paris-nord

To support its international strategy, the University of Cergy-Pontoise has decided to host the center « acc&ss Paris-Nord » since 2013.

acc&ss Paris-Nord is an « EURAXESS » service center which aims to assist international researchers (PhDs Students, post-doct, lecturer-researchers, researchers…) with all matters related to their mobility in France.

We can provide guidance to any international researcher hosted in a research institution located in Northern Ile-de-France region (Val d’Oise et Seine-Saint-Denis).

  • In Val d’Oise disctrict, the local office is hosted by Université de Cergy-Pontoise
  • In Seine-Saint-Denis disctrict, the local office is hosted by Université Paris 8 in Saint-Denis.

You are an internationally mobile PhD student or researcher :

Please feel free to contact “acc&ss Paris-Nord” to get information and guidance before your arrival and/or during your scientist stay in France :

Visa/residence permits

  • Housing search
  • Healthcare and insurances
  • Other admin issues (Bank account, taxes…)
  • family stay (schooling for your children…)
  • any practical information
  • we also organize several cultural visits

Site web :

Acc&ss Paris-Nord is a service of « Cité internationale universitaire de Paris » ( and is supported by Ile-de-France Region.

It is member of several networks :

acc&ss Paris-Ile-de-France  

Other useful information :

Service center

to welcome international researchers


Acc&ss Paris-Nord

Email : access-parisnord @


Tel : +33 (0) 1 34 25 72 19

How to find us

Maison Internationale de la Recherche

1, rue Descartes
2e étage - Bureau H.201
95000 Neuville-sur-Oise

RER A : Neuville Université

In case we’re not available, you may contact the local office in Saint-Denis :

Tel : + 33 (0) 1 49 40 71 06