Being a student in Aix, a city of culture par excellence, means benefiting from an ideal environment for successful studies. The IUT, which has been established here for 50 years, has been able to set up educational initiatives that place the student at the heart of the teaching process and ensure success and personal development throughout the course.
The IUT in Aix-en-Provence offers degrees on three sites:
- 5 BUT and Gaston Berger (headquarters)
- Méjanes site (book trades)
- Encagnane site (social careers)
Aix Gaston Berger site
Pursuing a university course at the IUT in Aix is a guarantee not only of obtaining a diploma recognized by the professional world, but also of living a particularly privileged university life: the university campus offers all the local services necessary for students. Established in the city for 40 years, IUT has been able to set up educational initiatives that place the student at the heart of the teaching and ensure success and personal development throughout his or her studies.
Aix Encagnane site
The Aix-Encagnane site is one of the relocated sites in Aix-en-Provence. The establishment of premises in the heart of the Encagnane ZUP is symbolic of the IUT's desire to be as close as possible to the realities of the Social Careers - Cities and Sustainable Territories department, whose core business is closely linked to the problems of the city and its populations...
Aix Jules Isaac site
The Jules Isaac site of the Aix-Marseille IUT is located in the city's historic center. The courses offered at the Aix-Encagnane and Aix-Méjanes sites will be transferred to Aix-Jules Isaac in November 2022.
Site Aix Méjanes Cité du livre
Located in the heart of the Cité du Livre in Aix-en-Provence, students benefit from the immediate proximity of the Méjanes library and its services. They thus have direct access to the particularly rich cultural offer of the city of Aix-en-Provence.métier is closely linked to the problems of the city and its populations...
Accommodation, food and transportation
CROUS housing - Student social file
You can access all the information and files necessary for your successful integration via the Ministry of Higher Education website dedicated to student services.
To obtain housing before the start of each academic year, you must first complete a Student Social File (DSE) between January 15 and May 15. You can then make your housing requests (wishes) on the CROUS website.
Cités U and residences near the IUT :
Private housing offers
- Lokaviz (CROUS)
- Housing - Studapart (Aix-Marseille University)
- Another solution: intergenerational housing viaColocation 40+.
The CAF: financial aid for housing
The CAF offerspersonal housing assistance (Apl, Alf or Als). The only conditions are that you must be French or a foreigner with a valid residence permit, rent decent housing, have no family ties to the owner, and have resources below a certain limit.
Thanks toCité'U, you can now apply for assistance online and download a CAF certificate.More info!
Loca Pass: help with the security deposit for a rental
The Loca-Pass advance is a loan granted by Action Logement (formerly 1% Logement) to the tenant to finance the security deposit required by the owner (lessor). This loan is to be reimbursed without loan interest or file fees. To benefit from this loan, you must be under 30 years old or an employee or early retiree in the private sector (excluding agriculture).
Mobili Jeune: financial aid for the rent of students on work-study programs
Mobili-jeune is a housing subsidy that covers part of your rent during your work-study program. It is paid by Action logement. This aid is intended for young people under 30 years of age. In order to benefit from it, you must meet certain conditions, particularly in terms of resources.
Visale guarantee: obtaining a deposit
The Visale guarantee is a guarantee granted by Action logement to a student or a young person on a work-study program who wants to rent an apartment. In the event of unpaid rent or charges, Action logement pays the lessor the amounts due. Action logement is then reimbursed by the tenant.
The RU restaurants offer complete, varied and balanced meals (starter, main course, dessert) at a price of 3.30 € (student rate 2020-2021).
RU Fenouillères (5 mn walk from the IUT)
Avenue Gaston Berger
Open from Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm
RU des Arts et Métiers
2 Cr des Arts et Métiers, 13100 Aix-en-Provence
The IUT has a cafeteria, the Tropical, which offers sandwiches, salads, pastries and drinks. It is open from Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Another cafeteria is located at the RU Fenouillères.More info!
Izly is the payment method used in the university restaurants and cafeterias on the campuses of Aix-en-Provence and Marseille. All student cards are linked to an Izly online account.
Health, Disability, Social Security
SIUMPPS and RESAMU
SIUMPPS and RESAMU
The Inter-University Service for Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion (SIUMPPS) is a free service. A team composed of secretaries, nurses and doctors and, depending on the time slot, psychologists, psychiatrists, sophrologists and dentists is at your disposal.
The SIUMPPS can also direct you to a doctor close to where you live viaRESAMU, the network of general practitioners for students at Aix-Marseille University. This network guarantees access to local care, in sector 1 and the practice of third party payment, i.e. no advance payment of the compulsory part.
For all consultations, you must have your Aix-Marseille University student card, your "carte vitale" and the liaison document provided by the SIUMPPS.
Fac de Lettres
29 Avenue Robert Schuman
13100 Aix en Provence
04 42 65 74 01/02
Youth Health PASS
YOUTH HEALTH PASS
ThePASS Santé Jeunes checkbook allows you to meet a health professional free of charge to get initial information on sexuality and contraception, ask a professional all your questions, get a screening test for sexually transmitted infections, and obtain a suitable contraceptive method for at least one year. The PASS is confidential, free and can be used without your health insurance card.
Tel: 04 88 73 80 00
E-mail : @email
Complementary health insurance Pass
Students with scholarships or in financial difficulty, the Southern Region gives you a helping hand to finance your complementary health insurance with the Pass Mutuelles.
It is not compulsory for students to take out a complementary health insurance policy. While some students can still benefit from their family's health insurance, others choose not to pay the monthly cost of complementary health insurance, which often leads to a lack of care due to a lack of funds. It should be noted that the price of a complementary health insurance varies according to the profile of the insured, young or old, with existing pathologies, etc. Also, single students who receive emergency student aid can apply for complementary health aid. This aid allows them not to pay for doctor and dentist consultations, treatments, nursing care and hospitalisation costs.
Emergencies, consultation centers and useful addresses
Situation of disability
Aix-Marseille University's disability mission welcomes and supports students with physical, sensory or psychological disabilities, dyslexia or a long-term disabling health problem. It offers measures adapted to each student.
To benefit from accommodations for your studies and/or exams, contact theMission handicap of your campus as soon as possible.
BVE - Mission handicap Aix
E-mail : @email
Tel : 04 13 94 22 68
Fac de Lettres - 29 avenue Robert Schuman - 13100 Aix en Provence
Scholarships, Grants, Jobs
CROUS grants and scholarships
Student Social File (DSE) and Scholarships
In order to have access to the Crous social criteria grant, you must complete the Student Social File each year, between January 15th and May 15th:
- either by logging on to this page
- or by calling the free number dedicated to helping you fill out the DSE 09 69 39 19 19.
It is advisable to validate your file even if the simulation does not confirm your status as a grant holder because, if your situation changes during the year, this will allow you to reactivate your application.
European students must also complete this file.
Non-EU students: consult the different aid schemes on the government website!
CROUS social workers
CROUS social workers are there to listen to you and help you get through difficult times. They can offer you one-time financial assistance, help in putting together your files, advice on organizing your studies or specific advice on personal issues. They can direct you to specialized services.
The social worker in charge of the Aix site is Mrs. DEPETRIS, telephone permanence: 04.84.39.08.03 on Mondays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
Financial aid from AMU
Social FSDIE - Aix-Marseille University
The Aix-Marseille University Solidarity and Development Fund for Student Initiatives (FSDIE), in its social section, can help students who have a project related to their studies and are experiencing financial difficulties. Students can apply for one-time assistance after an interview with the social service of the Aix-Marseille Avignon CROUS, provided they have been registered for at least one semester at AMU.
National and regional aid
In addition, support mechanisms are also available at the regional and national levels.
Work and study? The hourly volume of teaching in DUT is heavy but there are opportunities for jobs within the University or outside:
Cultural life, Leisure
Aix-Marseille University places culture at the heart of university life, and deploys numerous measures and actions:
- Theater workshops
- Contemporary dance workshops- UNIDANSE - Ballet Preljocaj
- Opera workshops- Corps et Voix, with the Festival d'Aix
- AMU ensembles:OSAMU(AMU Symphony Orchestra),O'JAZZ AMU(AMU Big Band),CHORAMU(AMU Choir),LA COMPAGNIE DE DANSE,EV'AMU(vocal ensemble).
- Writing workshops
- Drawing workshopswith the Beaux-Arts de Marseille
Participation in some of these activities entitles the student to a semester bonus (up to 0.5 pt) according to certain criteria.
High level artists
If you are a "high-level artist" and you wish to study at Aix-Marseille University, you can benefit from a Special Study Plan (RSE) that allows you to make accommodations "by right".
Cultural leisure activities
For a cultural access to all AMU students !
Discounts for theater, concerts, dance, cinema, exhibitions... Get your AMU card!
Physical and sports activities
The University Physical and Sports Activities Service offers more than 80 free individual or group sports activities for students.
The sports activities practiced within the framework of the Pack Sport Amu can give rise to a semester bonus (within the limit of 0.5 pt) according to certain conditions and criteria of appreciation(see notation).
Sport referent for the Aix site: Pascal Barnier, tel 04 42 26 66 78.
The AS AMU and the Ligue Sud Sport U organize competitions for students wishing to defend the colors of their component and/or their university in university competitions. If you wish to practice a sport in competition, you must obtain a license from the AS AMU.
High level athletes
If you practice a high level sport, Aix-Marseille University allows you to reconcile your sport career with your higher education studies. Pedagogical adjustments can be envisaged depending on the courses.
Contact: Romain FERRER - Manager of the SHN-AMU unit.
IUT Sports Day
Every year in September, the IUT organizes a sports integration day for first-year students. This event allows everyone, staff and students, to experience a moment of playful sharing, well anchored in the IUT spirit.
The BDE - Student Office
Each department of the IUT has its own student association.
For the site of Arles :
AE2i student association for the Computer Science department and the Multimedia and Internet department.
President: Marius Deleuil.
This association is very involved. It is at the initiative of the integration week end, parties, and the ski week.
AMU Student Life Office
The Office of Student Life (BVE) is present on all AMU campuses and is the privileged relay to help you in your steps and your associative activities.
Creating and running an association
In accordance with theCharter of Associations, a lump sum of 350 euros may be granted for the creation or annual operation of student associations.
Project funding: FSDIE project
The Solidarity and Development of Student Initiatives Fund primarily funds student projects on and off campus.
Tel: 04 13 94 22 77
Faculty of Letters
29 avenue Robert Schuman
13100 Aix en Provence
The Student and Campus Life Contribution is used to improve your living conditions on campus. In 2019/2020 several IUT projects have been funded.
Calls for projects: if you have a project, communicate it to your BDE, it will take care of transmitting it to the CVEC commission of your campus.