Les fondateurs du GATE

Sous-préfecture de Palaiseau

Sous-préfecture de Palaiseau

Information about residence permits

Issuance of residence permits for
students and researchers


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Point d’information Science Accueil (PISA)

Point d’information Science Accueil (PISA)

Personalized information and help for all the procedures and steps to settle in: administrative support, French as a foreign language courses, leisures, cultural activities, etc.

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Université Paris-Saclay

Université Paris-Saclay

Université Paris-Saclay provides international students and researchers with a variety of services and documentation to welcome them under the best conditions.

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Useful information

Useful information

Welcome desk
of Foreign Talents

Bâtiment Bréguet
3 Rue Joliot Curie
91190 - Gif-sur-Yvette

Opening period :
From August 30 to December 17, 2021

There are two ways to be accompanied:

- on the spot by making an appointment in advance in "Partners and appointments"

- You can also be accompanied at a distance (the link is enabled in the espace : Science Accueil Information Point - PISA) .

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The appointments

Residence permit area (Sub-Prefecture of Palaiseau)

  • for a first-time residence permit (students and researchers) ;
  • for the renewal of a residence permit.
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Science Accueil Information Point (PISA)

  • Appointment scheduling for the GATE
  • Help with residence permit application
  • Help with OFII procedure
  • Schooling of children
  • Help filling out in French your official paperwork
  • Administrative advice
  • French courses and hobbies
Make an appointment

Caisse Primaire d’Assurance Maladie / Primary Sickness Insurance Fund

Information and enrollment for health insurance

  • Help with procedures
  • File follow-up
  • Complementary insurances.
Make an appointment

Université Paris-Saclay

  •  Student residence permits UPSaclay students only
  •  Finding accommodation and catering
  • Health and sport
  • Material and financial aid
Make an appointment

Caisse d’Allocations Familales

Information on the rights you can benefit from :

  • Housing benefit
  • Family benefits
  • All other financial benefits

and the follow up of your file.

Make an appointment


RATP advisers welcome you and inform you on:

  • The RER B line
  • Transportation in the Essonne region.
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Schedules and appointments

GATE is also about cultural discovery events, scientific meetings or thematic workshops that we organize for you throughout the Paris-Saclay region. So take your agendas!

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9 Dec

Meeting with a “Communauté d’agglomération Paris-Saclay” advisor

De 09h00 à 13h00

If you want to discover the activities that the community proposes, to discover the region of Paris-Saclay, to know the steps that you can make and the job offers on the territory… come to meet the representative of the Agglomeration Community Paris-Saclay.
To know more about the agglomeration community

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15 Dec

Meeting with a “Société Générale” advisor

De 14h00 à 16h00

Meet with our banking partner. Without appointment.

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