Renting in France
Renting in France can be a dirty business, especially if
To begin, here is a selection of the most important articles for a newcomer in France:
How to look for a job in France There are
The employment contract in France can be a tricky one.
With this article we will try to shed some light
The tradition of buying mimosa flowers in February is a
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If we only take into consideration the application process with ESSEC, it takes about three months. I started thinking about a master degree somewhere around the end of 2018. I got confirmation in May 2019. I came to France in September.
Then again, this is French culture, so you’ll learn quickly that everything depends on the person you’re speaking to.
Always ask questions before paying high fees for services. If you’re a well-to-do foreigner who obviously has a good job, they’re gonna know that fees are higher elsewhere than here and they’re going to make a lot of money off of you.
If you’re moving here permanently and will be using the
How do I get a Carte Técély?
As in most
As in most French cities, having access to the monthly
The house insurance I will speak about here is your
Choosing your electricity provider can be a drag. Make sure
During the process of applying to be a landlord’s next
Online Banks, or better known as Neobanks, make it very
French etiquette is essential in every day life interactions
The origin of a bouillon is in 1855, when French
6 years later this event gained so much notoriety in
The Journées Européennes du Patrimoine are free for all, and
Making friends, especially as an adult, is not easy. My
Each library will have a calendar where you can review
If you’re anything like me, you are not moving to
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