If you know anything about living in France, it’s that deciphering French bureaucracy is harder than figuring out when to use the imperfect subjunctive.
And if you don’t know much about France, and you’re moving here anyway, you’ll be in for a shock.
Your bank will tell you that you have to have a carte de séjour before you can open a bank account. Your landlord will tell you you need a French bank account to sign a lease. And the préfecture will tell you that you need a lease and proof of residence to get your carte de séjour.
You’ll feel like you’re spending all your time sorting out one administrative problem after another, just for the privilege of being a student in the City of Light.
But Paris Unraveled is here to help.
We help you understand everything you need to know about living in France, from which universities are the best for which fields of study, to how to get a job as an English speaking student, to how to renew your carte de séjour.
We answer your questions about your work contract and your exposé for your French university seminar.
If you stay in France for any length of time, you’ll start to think you’re going crazy.
We’ll reassure you that you’re not.
First things first.
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