Administrative support – Science Accueil

Administrative support – Science Accueil

Science Accueil, represented at the GATE by PISA facilitates all your installation procedures. Science Accueil has been a specialist for more than 22 years in supporting mobile scientists, from their initial reception (administrative procedures, housing search), to sustainable living (learning French, discovering French culture, organizing social events).

En détail

You can make an appointment to meet with an international mobility officer at the Science Accueil Information Point (PISA) only during the GATE! opening period (from August 29 to December 16, 2022)

Good to know: a complete file is processed in the right time by the Sous-Préfecture. Have your file checked by a PISA agent before applying online via ANEF.

If you want to be assisted by a GATE agent to complete your procedure, remember to bring all your documents on a USB key to your appointment.

Le dépôt de demande de titre de séjour est désormais en ligne sur le site “ANEF” du gouvernement :

If you are a student,  to learn more and access to the platform click here

If you are a researcher, a PhD, a post-doc, a qualified employee, a family with a “talent passport”, to learn more and access the platform click here


To be accompanied at a distance click here (Only during the GATE opening dates : August 29th – December 16th)

The Science Accueil Information Point (PISA) welcomes you at GATE and provides information in French and English.

Depending on your status, your nationality, your family situation, you will receive an adapted roadmap summarizing the steps to follow. Science Accueil’s trained reception staff is also there to guide you through the GATE, from one operator to another, and help you with any difficulties you may have in filling out official paperwork.

PISA visitors whose host institution is not equipped to provide this assistance are accompanied at PISA in the preparation of their file by trained and authorized personnel.

Beyond this administrative or practical support open to all, users from Science Accueil member institutions have access to all the association’s offers “agitatrice de mobilité”: housing search with special conditions, reassurance program, partnerships with banks and insurance companies and of course access to French courses, cultural visits and events programmed by Science Accueil throughout the year. If you work, study or do research at one of the Science Accueil member institutions, you can apply for year-round support. To find out if you are eligible click here.




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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