Everyday life

Average annual expenditure

Attractive Toulouse as a less expensive city than Paris. 

  • Housing for a student: between 250 and 600 €
  • Public transportation (Bus, Metro, Tram): 15,30€/month
  • Bike hire subscription: 20€/year
  • Food: approx. 200€/month
  • University restaurant (Resto U): full meal 3,25€

Housing and Residential life

Whether you want to live alone or in a house-share, finding accommodation is not always easy. This is why
Toulouse INP offers you a non-exhaustive list of housing options located near the various schools.


Many private student residences are also available in Toulouse and Tarbes.


Résidence du Pont du Bois

b.lagorce @ promologis.fr

Residence located at 300m from Toulouse INP-ENSAT. Some rooms are specially reserved for students of the school.
Reservations are recommended as early as possible. 


Kley Toulouse

Student, collaborative, connected and contemporary residence located near the Toulouse INP campus of Labège.
Tel : 01 85 08 60 25


Le campus des Sciences de Labège

Proposed by Adèle, the leader in student housing

Tel : 05 62 88 36 68
astrid.lalart @ actevars.fr


Résidence "Allées Jean Griffon"

Residence located at 300m from the Toulouse INP campus in Labège. T1, T1 bis, T2 from 260 euros all charges included. Fully equipped kitchen, laundry service, manager.


Colomiers Habitat

lubese @ colomiers-habitat.fr


Résidence Cambridge

Student residence located at 1km from the Toulouse INP-ENSAT school
Tel : 05 61 73 47 88



e.despilho @ promologis.fr


Campus de Bissy

Tel : 05 61 39 14 15
labege @ campusdebissy.com


Student residences in Tarbes

4 residences in the city and around the university area.



resistud @ wanadoo.fr / studresi @ yahoo.fr
4 secured residences located within a 10 mins walk from Tarbes town centre.


A Semi

habiter.tarbes @ semi-tarbes.fr


OPH 65



What should I do if I rent?       Additional information via Campus France

Health Services

Social security
Foreign students : your French health insurance

In France, the social security covers the medical expenses for every one. As foreign students, you can be covered by this health insurance without any charge.

In order to be covered by the French health insurance you will need to :

  • sign up on the dedicated website : http://etudiant-etranger.ameli.fr 
  • upload the required supporting documents (for example your bank identification details, IBAN to be refunded).

                              (Only available in French)


It is important to notify your health insurance company of any changes and keep all your personal information updated (address, RIB, dedicated doctor) to benefit from all the services available to you.


Student Health Insurance Mutuals
Register for Social Security

As soon as you register at one of the INP Toulouse establishments, you must sign up for the student social security and choose a student mutual insurance company, unless you are exempt for special reasons.


Good to know : the student mutual is free for students


On the campus 
Get some help

The mission of the Interuniversity Service of Preventive Medicine and Prevention of Health (SIMPPS) is to advise students on health care and implementing preventive healthcare actions. 
The social employee can help you regardless of the nature of your difficulties: social, family-related, psychological, administrative, financial, etc.

Childcare facilities and schools

From birth to 3 years old

In Toulouse, childcare facilities for children from birth to 3 years is offered by various establishments which propose care services on a regular basis (nursery schools, multi reception) or occasional services (stop-nursery) in order to answer as well as possible the needs of the families. To find out more about access and reception procedures, you can consult the dedicated page on the Toulouse website.



To know everything about:

  • Schools
  • The recreation centres associated with the schools
  • School calendars
  • School catering
  • Colleges and high schools

Please visit the dedicated page on the Toulouse website

Education in Toulouse

Will your children enter the public school system in Toulouse? Learn here about the childcare facilities and supervision after school, set up by the City of Toulouse in addition to information regarding the canteen and the unique inscription record “dossier unique interactif”.
Please visit the dedicated page on the Toulouse website



Many solutions are possible to access each one of Toulouse INP schools. 
Cities of Toulouse and Tarbes offer a number of possibilities to travel.

Good to know



Tisséo, the central Toulouse public transport network, proposes the pastel card. A discount rate is offered for public transport (bus, metro, tram), as well as the city bicycle network - Vélô Toulouse, for those who are under 26 years old.


Various Toulouse Occitanie Crous catering structures are proposed to students from traditional dishes (first course + main course + dessert) to fast-food (sandwiches, paninis, etc.). In addition, student offices can propose alternative food services.


IZLY, the Crous payment system

Easier, safer and faster, Izly allows students and university staff to pay for their on -campus purchases electronically, particularly their meals at the Crous catering points.

Thanks to Izly you can pay with your smartphone or your student card at all Crous catering points.


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31029 Toulouse Cedex 4

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