Find your accommodation

The supply of student housing is varied, easy to access and cheap compared to other cities. It also provides housing near campuses, recreational areas and services.

Stay at a university residence

Brest has a dozen such residences.

Public University Cities

Four of them are managed by CLOUS, a local branch of the Regional Center for University and Social Work (CROUS).

University housing rented by CROUS is open to scholarship recipients and non-scholarship recipients. They are primarily allocated on social criteria. The request is made by internet by creating a student social file (DSE) between January 15 and May 31 for the following University year.

KERGOAT Residence - +33 (0)
LE BOUGUEN Residence -  +33 (0) 2 98 03 28 52
LANREDEC Residence -+33 (0)
NELSON MANDELA University Residence -

Private university residences

Student Services

Reside in a student residence facility

ENSTA Bretagne and IMT Atlantique offer their students rooms in their own student residences.

Research portals

  • ISEN: ISEN has created, a website dedicated to identifying student housing offers.
  • Brest Business School: the school provides its students with a tool to find housing near the campus and to be put in touch with other students of the school as part of an apartment-sharing search. Request the campus code by email to Logement BBS, then visit the BBS Immojeune portal to create your profile. By presenting a schooling certificate or a registration certificate  to the school, students can benefit from a 20% discount on partner agency fees:
    • Foncia Location, 21 rue Emile Zola, 29200 Brest, FRANCE, +33 (0) 2 98 44 44 44. Contact: Laurence Le Gall
    • Oceanic Immobilier, 22 rue de Lyon, 29200 Brest, FRANCE +33 (0) 2 98 33 10 33. Contact: Jean-Luc Faudry

Rent in a private home


The CNOUS, the national body of the CROUS, has set up the Lokaviz platform that lists the available properties offered by individuals. You must log in to the website to access the Lokaviz accommodation and services.


Find all apartment and house offers throughout Finistère thanks to the ADIL29 search engine.


AILES (Association of Iroise for Housing, Employment and Solidarity) is at the initiative of the intergenerational cohabitation application, Tiss'âges. It offers the provision of a private room in a senior citizen’s home (including bathroom and kitchen access) in exchange for the availability of the young adult that will provide small services and contribute to household expenses.

Financial aid

Three services, under certain conditions, are particularly dedicated to students:

Further information

The Youth Information Office gives you all the good advice needed before you start your search. You will also find at BIJ, accommodation offers from individual to individual, contacts of different residences, etc.

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