Our student residence in Nancy
Given the high concentration within Greater Nancy, the area actually ranks second for student numbers throughout the country. In fact, 60,000 students, including 6000 overseas students, have selected the city for their higher education and therefore make up one fifth of Nancy’s overall population. As a major French university hub, Nancy is home to 58 institutions including two universities and one polytechnic institute. Welcoming and lively, Nancy offers a broad range of free time options and a rich cultural scene, including highlights such as the 24h Stan race and even an International Film Festival. Discover our student residence in Nancy!
Guided tour of the city
The city of Villers-lès-Nancy
- + 6700 students within 15 min on foot
- + 9,000 students within 15 min by bus
- 10% park spaces
Villers-lès-Nancy offers its students a vibrant atmosphere blending excellence, quality of life and intellectual open-mindedness. With direct links to Nancy, it boasts a number of major university facilities such as IUT Nancy-Brabois, the Science and Technology faculty and even the Sports faculty.
The municipality also plays its part in the exchange of knowledge and nurtures the reflective mindset local youth with its “FabLab”, dedicated to those aged 3-25. The goal: to develop new projects benefiting the young, within a context bringing together healthcare access, employment-related difficulties and which even considers urban amenities. Ideally suited to day-to-day needs, the city has an extensive transport network, which provides efficient connections to numerous sporting and cultural destinations. It also features vast park spaces, including the 60 hectares of the Brabois park, its picnic spots and fitness trail, which are accessible to all. Our Le Castel student residence in Nancy, with its lush green surroundings, makes the most of its ideal setting, with all the city’s advantages within just a few minutes on public transport as well as the benefits of having nature close at hand.
Château Saint-Fiacre neighbourhood
- At the heart of a listed woodland park
- Bus 8 and 16 within 300m
- Bus 15 and 17 within 750m
- Shops and local services within 800m
Built in the middle of the 19th Century, Château Saint-Fiacre, with its romantic aesthetic, is located at the foot of Brabois park, which is prized by locals for its panoramic views. Renovation work and the addition of an extension have enhanced the buildings which now feature a plant-filled courtyard to be enjoyed by residents. A sports complex can be found just 800m away offering 7 tennis courts, handball and multi-sport courts as well as a running track.
Le Castel Residence – Villers-lès-Nancy
15 min walk from:
Telecom Nancy – Sports Science Faculty – Technological Sciences Faculty
Under 15 min on the bus from: Faculty of Medicine – IUT Nancy-Brabois – ENSAIA - ENSEM
Surrounded by 4 hectares of listed woodlands, the residence is made up of the renovated section of the château Saint-Fiacre and two extensions. The grounds offer students dream surroundings where they can learn and study in complete peace, just a few minutes from their place of learning and the beating heart of Nancy. Convenience stores and services are only a few minutes away. The major shopping centre “Les Nations” can be reached in just 10 minutes by bike.