30 great reasons to study in Auvergne
University, yes, but where? The four corners of France are brimming with attractive higher education programmes, it is difficult to choose…However, just like Clermont-Ferrand, some cities stand out from the crowd thanks to a pleasant living environment, perfect both for studying and for an engaging student life.
Ranked 2nd nationally in terms of quality of life, Auvergne is THE ideal region for your university studies! With approximately 42,000 students, Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most dynamic cities in France. Indeed, with rents half the price of Paris, every budget is catered for, large and small: student halls of residence, flat, studio, flat-share, every effort is made to satisfy students’ lodging requirements.
Welcome to Clermont!
Benefiting from a direct rail link with Paris, Clermont will soon be even more accessible thanks to an increase in the number of trains connecting with the capital. Clermont-Ferrand is also open to the rest of the world with Aulnat airport and several budget airlines with departures to all over Europe.
Ranked as France’s 3rd most enjoyable region to live in, Auvergne welcomes 17,000 new arrivals each year, drawn by the quality of life, the economic fabric, the sports infrastructure, the wealth of cultural life, the proximity to an exceptional environment… 42,000 students have already joined us…are you next?
And what if you made Auvergne your New World?
 According to an article in the L’Express dated 10/06/2015
 2014 l’Etudiant ranking