Highly specialised partnerships

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:47 pm

Our organization exists since 2001. It has given credibility to our missions, and over the years its links with local immigration administrations have strengthened. We have developed several procedures by working hard and convincing our partners that we could streamline processes and be helpful to both researchers and administrative staff. We now have direct access… Read more »

Horizontal interaction

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:47 pm

Nantes is located on the westernmost part of Europe, on the Atlantic coast. We cannot relate to bigger cities such as Marseille, Lyon or Paris. We have to think in terms that are appropriate for our level. The experiences and tools developed in larger centres either do not apply to us or are too time-consuming… Read more »

Housing and assistance all in one

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:47 pm

The organization is located in a truly unique building. The Maison des chercheurs étrangers opened in November 2007, offering 24 flats to foreign researchers in the centre of the city. The building itself houses two conference rooms for lectures and meetings. Exhibitions are also held at the venue throughout the year.Our offices are located on… Read more »

Integration through culture and leisure

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:47 pm

At the local contact point in Nantes, integration is a key objective. We believe it is important for researchers to meet other people aside from their lab colleagues or administrative assistants. By providing a friendly environment with no obligation to participate, some researchers have started to build friendships. Mingling with French and foreign students can… Read more »


Published: 08/03/2011 | Modified: 17/12/2014, 10:08 am

Contact details of the institutions hosting the BHO   Conférence des Présidents d’Université (CPU) 103 Boulevard St Michel – 75005 Paris URL website: http://www.cpu.fr/ URL EURAXESS site: www.euraxess.fr Bridgehead Organisation The CPU (French Rectors’ Conference) is an association created in 1971 to represent and promote higher education and universities in conjunction with the national authorities. It… Read more »