Administrative support – Université Paris-Saclay

Administrative support – 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.

En détail

You can now book an appointment with the International Welcome Desk:

  • to receive support regarding your residence permit and your application on the ANEF website
  • to get information about student life, health or other administrative procedures

The International Welcome Service of Paris-Saclay University is available at the GATE from Monday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Make an appointment by clicking here
This service is intended for University Paris-Saclay students only  (masters Paris-Saclay included). Students enrolled in a degree at another University or school ( engineer course for exemple) as well as doctoral students (Passeport-talent researcher status) must make an appointment with Science Accueil information point (PISA)  at the GATE

Outside the GATE opening hours, it is also possible to make an appointment in the offices of the International Welcome Desk at the DRIE (Building 300, rue du Château, 91400 Orsay) . Registration is mandatory, please book an appointment online
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Support schemes for international students and researchers

Université Paris-Saclay supports international students, PhD students and researchers as soon as they arrive in France to ensure their stay take place under the best conditions. The International Welcome Desk, part of the Department for European and International Affairs, offers services and documents for this purpose:



The University in a nutshell

Université Paris-Saclay offers a comprehensive and varied range of Undergraduate, Master’s and PhD degrees, renowned internationally thanks to the University’s reputation for research excellence and the commitment of its academic staff. The University’s constituent faculties, institutes and component institutions all contribute to the curricula with cutting-edge specialised courses in Science and Engineering, Life Sciences and Health, and Social Sciences and Humanities.

The University shares 275 laboratories with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (IHES), the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAE), the National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology (INRIA), the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and the French Aerospace Lab (ONERA). Université Paris-Saclay currently represents 13% of France’s research potential.

Located in the south of Paris on vast sites that stretch across Paris, Orsay, Évry and Versailles, Université Paris-Saclay benefits from a strategic geographical and socio-economic position that is strengthened by its international visibility.

Université Paris-Saclay is nested in a protected natural area close to Paris, at the very heart of a dynamic economic hub.

With 48,000 students, 9,000 researchers and lecturers, and 11,000 technical and administrative staff members, Université Paris-Saclay is a driving force for the development of its local area and one of France’s leading institutions.

Join a French university that is inclusive, renowned for its excellence and open to the world.


Learn more about Université Paris – Saclay :

International Welcome Desk Master's programmes


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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