Practical information

COST OF LIVING IN FRANCE

Here is a sample of a monthly budget. You’ll notice that half of monthly expenses go towards housing. The figures here are for a private apartment. They should give you a good idea of what it costs to live in France.

Accommodation………………………………………………….. 650 euros Food……………………………………………………………………..260 euros HealthInsurance………………………………………………….. 60 euros
LocalTransportation……………………………………………. 70 euros
Amusement and Recreation…………………………………150 euros Miscellaneous………………………………………………………150 euros

TOTAL…………………………………………………………….. … 1340 euros

FRENCH LANGUAGE COURSES

ISC Paris offers French as a Foreign Language courses. If you are planning to have extra courses, here are some good addresses:

The «Alliance Française», School of French language and civilization

The «Cours Municipaux pour Adultes de la Ville de Paris» Information on www.paris.frunderthelink “education” Registration happens on September 1st and January 2nd.

See FUSAC for other private language schools – www.fusac

DIRECTORY AND USEFUL INFORMATION

ISC PARIS

  • 22, bd du Fort de Vaux 75017 Paris
  • Tél. : 01 40 53 99 99
  • ISCCAMPUS: 3 BUILDINGS ALL WITH WIFI ACCESS

ISC1:

  • Basement: Cafeteria
  • Groundfloor&1stfloor: Junior Enterprises
  • 1st floor: International Office
  • 2nd floor: Administration Offices

ISC2:

  • Basement: Classrooms
  • 3 Lecture Halls, 2 Computer Rooms with printers Ground floor/Open space: Computers and printers
  • 1st floor: Classrooms
  • 2nd floor: Classrooms, Professors’ room

ISC3:

  • International Office Library
  • Lecture Hall Adult Continuing Education Office

ISC 4:

  • 2nd floor: Tenured Professors’ Offices and International Office

Contact Numbers

Emergency

  • Firemen………………………………………….. +33 (0) 18
  • Accident, emergency…………………… +33 (0) 18 or +33 (0) 15 or +33 (0) 112
  • Police……………………………………………… +33 (0) 17

SOS Médecin (SOS Doctor)

  • Dept. 75…………………………………………… +33 (0) 01.47.07.77.77
  • Dept. 92…………………………………………… +33 (0) 01.46.03.07.44
  • Pharmacy open 24/7…………………… +33 (0) 01.45.62.02.41
  • Lost and found……………………………….. +33 (0) 08.21.00.25.25  36, rue des Morillons / 75015 Paris

Lost credit cards and check books

  • Carte Bleue Visa, Cirrus………………… +33 (0) 08.92.705.705
  • American Express…………………………. +33 (0) 01.47.777.200
  • Eurocard Mastcard……………………….. +33 (0) 01.45.67.53.53
  • Lost check-books…………………………. +33 (0) 08.36.68.32.08

General information

  • Time check…………………………………….. +33 (0) 36 99
  • RATP Multilingual Information……. +33 (0) 08.92.68.77.14
  • SNCF Information…………………………. +33 (0) 08.91.36.20.20
  • Eurostar Information……………………. +33 (0) 08.36.35.35.39
  • Roissy CDG Airport……………………….. +33 (0) 08.36.68.15.15
  • Orly Airport……………………………………… +33 (0) 01.49.75.15.15
  • France Telecom (in English)……….. +33 (0) 08.00.36.47.75

Lost or stolen passports:

You must declare the loss to the nearest police station and keep the receipt for any further procedures.

Post Office open 24/7
52, rue du Louvre – 75001 Paris