One hour south of Paris, Orléans offers a privileged living environment at the gateway to the Loire Valley and its castles. Recently voted France’s second most attractive city for its real estate and job market, the Orléans metropolis has been able to attract international companies and technological innovations while being proud of its history and festive in all seasons. Thanks to the development of the city centre, Orléans has been transformed into a pedestrian’s paradise and invites you to stroll on café terraces. The banks of the Loire and the public squares have become real places of conviviality and entertainment. With all the institutions of higher education, laboratories and research centres, Orléans is a city made for students.

University canteen

There are several university canteens open to all students. Located on the site of the Dessaux student residence, the Guignebaud university canteen is the closest to the school. Open Monday to Friday from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
More info on CROUS website.


The student card to travel by bus/tram around the Orleans Metropolis costs 21.80€/month or 186€/year. Information and subscription on TAO website.

Bike sharing (Vélo+)
Subscriptions for 24 hours (1€), 7 days (3€) or 1 year (15€ or 5€ for a TAO subscriber). Information and subscription on Vélo+ website.