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Studying in Normandy: moving to Caen


Need to choose a city to study in? Looking to work in an internship in a city that’s popular with students? There are so many reasons to choose Caen for your university studies. Discover the best things about the city and why you should move to Caen.


Top reasons to study in Caen

With more than 28,000 students each year, Caen is one of those cities with a great student lifestyle. The 2018-2019 list of student cities, produced by Student magazine, ranks Caen ahead of Rouen and Le Havre in terms of both student life and general quality of life in Normandy. 

Large-scale events and entertainment, like the largest student carnival in Europe, take place in the city. There’s loads for students to do every week, like the  "Nuits de..." programme, for example, perfect for those on tight budgets. These fun, alcohol-free evenings for the student population are a great way to get away from it all and have a laugh.

With well-developed, reliable public transport and a bicycle rental service (V'EOL)... Caen is an awesome place for students to live because it’s easy to get around. It’s also home to a wide choice of educational institutes, from undergraduate to postgraduate.


An ideal accommodation option: student residences in Caen

So, you’ve decided and Caen will be the next city you study in! Now you have to choose your accommodation for the coming year. How about a student residence in Caen? This type of accommodation is exactly what you need for an easy move and awesome lifestyle.

Choose from 3 Nemea student residences and moving-in light and breezy. Rent a fully furnished and equipped flat and avoid all the hassle that comes with a big move. A suitcase with your personal belongings is all you need! The Caen Campus 1, Beaumois and Stanford residences offer many services to make your life easier, such as a laundrette and the loan of a hoover or an iron. 

Are you moving to Caen for your studies as a couple or with a friend? Save on rent by choosing the Beaumois student residence, which offers one-bedroom flats for rent that can accommodate 2. Discover a new way of experiencing student life in Normandy with Nemea's friendly, comfortable student residences.

Reserve your student accommodation in a few clicks with the online reservation service. Fill in the form directly on the Nemea website and you’ll receive a digital contract that you just have to print and sign. Simplify your student life!

By Nahuel Pedroso - Marketing and Innovation Manager

Driven by nostalgia for my student years, I am constantly looking for information and tips to simplify students' lives. My goal is to share these discoveries to help students in their academic journey.