Amiens, cultural, natural, festive, offers a pleasant living environment where life is good.
Fans of history, good food, culture, sport or the happy hour will definitely find their place in this human-scaled city where more than 29,000 students set up home each year.
Amiens is a nice and quiet city where you find everything you need. In the center of the city (and next to our university) you see over 800 years old magnificent Amiens Cathedral. You have the streets filled with shops, have a chance to go bowling, see a game at a stadium, movie in cinema, visit a zoo or museums and much more. It is a city where you can also feel close to nature, there are rivers, parks and a 65-kilometer network of canals.
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How to get around ?
More than 300 bicycles are self-service in 26 stations and the nearest is at the foot of the school! It is also possible to rent a bike by the hour, by the day or by the week.
● Service bike association in Amiens amiensveloservice.fubicy.org
● Vélam www.velam-amiens.fr
The car is far from essential in Amiens since almost everything can be done on foot. However, there are car parks located around the school that offer specific rates for students. https://fr.parkindigo.com/
The city of Amiens offers preferential rates for students. The bus is also free on Saturdays! www.ametis.fr
ESC Amiens is a 10 minutes walk from the train station, 1h10 from Paris and 1h from Lille. Amiens SNCF station www.voyages-sncf.com
ESC Amiens is located right in the city center, a few minutes from the train station. Most students are accommodated within 10 minutes walking distance from the school.
The school can help you, providing a list of accommodations available according to your criteria.
The Crous is a public service to assist student life – scholarships, social assistance, housing and university restaurants, student activities and culture, and international relations. www.crous-amiens.fr
MyRoom helps to find students a furnished housing and services perfectly adapted to their expectations. https://www.myroom-residence.com/
In addition to the many snack shops in the district, the crous University Restaurants are accessible to ESC students. They offer varied menus and good value for the money. Three are close to the school, nearest just across the street! A meal costs 3.30 €