WELCOME GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021 - INSA Rouen

 
WELCOME GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021 - INSA Rouen
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WELCOME GUIDE
FOR INTERNATIONAL
STUDENTS
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020-2021
WELCOME GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021 - INSA Rouen
SOMMAIRE
A WORD FROM THE DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS                                             Academic           registration......................... page 20
                                                                                    Teaching languages...............................page                     19
AND STUDENT LIFE....................................... PAGE 3                   French      classes........................................ page
                                                                                    Curriculum...............................................           page20
                                                                                                                                                             20
 «Welcome to France» Label................ page 4                               Curriculum.................................................page
                                                                                    Academic calendar, holidays and bank holi-                               21
INSA ROUEN NORMANDIE......................... PAGE 4                            days..................................................................
                                                                                   Academic calendar, holidays and bank                                 page 20
INSA ROUEN NORMANDIE......................... PAGE 5                            holidays.............................................................page 21
PREPARING FOR YOUR ARRIVAL..............PAGE 7                                   ENGINEERING CURRICULUM WITH A STUDENT
PREPARING   FOR YOUR ARRIVAL............. PAGE 87                               ENGINEERING
                                                                                 STATUS AT INSA         CURRICULUM
                                                                                                             ROUEN NORMANDIE..PAGE  WITH A STUDENT            21
 Checklist.......................................................page
                                                                                STATUS AT INSA ROUEN NORMANDIE.PAGE 22
 Checklist......................................................page
 Visas...............................................................page 87    CAMPUS LIFE................................................PAGE 22
 Visas.
       .............................................................page
  Welcome        Program...................................page 8               CAMPUS
 Welcome
 Provisional    Program...................................
                    budget...................................page     page 8
                                                                           9                    on campus..................................page23
                                                                                  EatingLIFE................................................PAGE            22
 Provisional
                   budget...................................page
  Arrival on campus..................................                 page10
                                                                           9     Eating on campus..................................page
                                                                                    Léocarte    student card..........................page23            23
 Arrival on campus....................................page 11                   Léocarte
                                                                                    Library........................................................page
                                                                                               student card..........................page 24            23
YOUR ARRIVAL AT INSA.............................PAGE 12                         Library........................................................page
                                                                                    Reprography............................................page24       23
YOUR ARRIVAL
 Welcome.            AT INSA.............................PAGE 13
                ....................................................page  12     Reprography............................................page
                                                                                    Health ........................................................page24
                                                                                                                                                        24
 Welcome.
 Residence....................................................page
                formalities in France.........page 13                            Health
                                                                                    Student
                                                                                          ........................................................page
                                                                                               Associations............................page25           24
 Residence
 Administrativeformalities
                        registration. in France..................page
                                                         ........page 14
                                                                      13         Student
                                                                                    CulturalAssociations.
                                                                                               Service.......................................page
                                                                                                                       ...........................page 25
                                                                                                                                                        25
 Administrative registration..................page 14                           Cultural Service.......................................page 26
HOUSING.........................................................PAGE 14          SOCIAL AND CULTURAL LIFE IN NORMANDY.....
HOUSING.........................................................PAGE  15         PAGE 26
                                                                                SOCIAL  AND CULTURAL LIFE IN NORMANDY.....
 Student residence halls.........................page 14
                                                                                PAGE  27
                                                                                  Transportation ........................................page 26
 Student
 Bookingresidence
            a housinghalls.........................page
                        .................................page 16
                                                               15
 Booking
 Household a housing
               insurance.
                        .................................
                             ............................page
                                                          page 16
                                                               17                Transportation
                                                                                    Practical information
                                                                                                    ........................................
                                                                                                                   (shopping, banks,         page 27
 Household
 Arrival at residence
               insurance. halls......................page
                             ............................ page 16
                                                               17               communication,
                                                                                   Practical information
                                                                                                   etc.)…................................
                                                                                                                 (shopping, banks,            page 27
 Arrival at residence halls...................... page 17                      communication,
                                                                                  Tourism and etc.)….
                                                                                                  recreational
                                                                                                             ...............................page
                                                                                                                           activities..page28      29
FRENCH SOCIAL SECURITY ......................PAGE 18                             Tourism and recreational activities..page 29
FRENCH SOCIAL SECURITY ......................PAGE 19                             CAMPUS MAP.................................................PAGE 31
STUDENT AFFAIRS.......................................PAGE 19                   CAMPUS MAP................................................PAGE 32
STUDENT   AFFAIRS......................................PAGE                      HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL........................PAGE 34
 Academic    registration...........................page20    19
                                                                                HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL........................PAGE 36

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A WORD FROM THE DIRECTOR OF
 PROGRAMS AND STUDENT LIFE
Dear Students,                                                         courses in English for non-French-speaking
Congratulations on your admission to INSA                              exchange students. It also organizes unique
Rouen Normandie.                                                       and cross-disciplinary courses in following
                                                                       specializations: Fire Safety and Structural
Founded in 1985, INSA Rouen Normandie is                               Engineering, Aeronautical flow physics
a member of the INSA Group. Ranked first
public engineering school in France, INSA                              INSA Rouen Normandie also offers a vibrant
Rouen trains nearly 10% of the French en-                              student life on an attractive campus. Lo-
gineers each year. Our engineering pro-                                cated within the Madrillet Campus and di-
grams are accredited by the Commission                                 rectly connected to the heart of Rouen by
des titres d’ingénieur and awarded by the                              metro, it boasts a wide selection of hou-
European internationally recognized EUR-                               sing options at residence halls, as well as
ACE® label. INSA Rouen Normandie is the                                canteens, cafeterias and sports facilities.
leading engineering public school in Nor-                              The dynamic Student and Sport Offices of-
mandy, with its 350 engineering graduates                              fers a number of associations and sports
and offers 11 specializations. Graduates are                           activities.
highly qualified in various fields. In addition,
they are multidisciplinary, humanistic and                             Welcome to INSA Rouen Normandie, at the
innovative. Openness and diversity are the                             heart of Normandy.
core values of the institution. A broad-based                          In the meantime, I wish you an excellent
recruitment process enables us to promote                              holiday.
equal opportunity (27,1% of French student                             Jean Maquet
engineers hold scholarships). The school                               Director of Programs and Student Life
has 39,7% female student engineers (far
above the national average). The institution
welcomes 19,1% foreign student engineers
of over 48 nationalities and all student en-
gineers have relevant experience abroad
(teaching semester or internship of up to
3 months).

INSA Rouen Normandie continuously
broadens its range of training programs.
After the opening of a work-based training
program under the status of Energy Per-
formance Apprenticeship in 2013, an Indus-
trial Performance and Innovation training
program in 2014 and a training program in
Performance and Innovation in Safety Pro-
cesses in 2017, as well as Industrial Digital
Performance from the start of the 2020                                 •
academic year. The institution now provides

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students with the establishment of in-
 «WELCOME TO                                                                ternational student referents.
FRANCE» LABEL                                                        •       Quality of postgraduate follow-up with
                                                                             support towards employment.
INSA Rouen Normandie has commited
itself to the «Welcome to France» label-
ling process launched in 2019 by Campus
France to highlight the facilities available to
international students in higher education
institutions.

INSA Rouen Normandie has been awarded
the 2-star level, attesting to the quality of
its welcome for international students, thus
satisfying 15 of the 20 indicators defined by
the label, notably those of the « Welco-
me package ». These are concrete actions,
directly in contact with the reality of inter-
national students, structured according to
5 fields:

•   Quality and accessibility of information:
    multilingual site with a clear presenta-
    tion of the training offer and diplomas,
    combined with an offer of demateria-
    lisation of application and administra-
    tive procedures.

•   Quality and accessibility of reception
    facilities: a multiservice reception desk
    offer associated with the distribution
    of a welcome booklet and welcome
    products. This welcome takes the form
    of a back to-school event specifically
    dedicated to international students
    and inclusive events throughout the
    school year.

•   Accessibility and teaching support:
    INSA Rouen Normandie has developed
    a French as a Foreign Language (FLE)
    offer.

•   Accommodation and quality of campus
    life: dedicated reception for internatio-
    nal students with multilingual staff, as
    well as an accommodation offer. Call to
    mobilize students and promote foreign

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INSA ROUEN NORMANDIE
Ranked among the leading French public en-                 nism.
gineering institutions in France, INSA Group
institutions are located in major French ci-               In addition to the city of Rouen and its cultu-
ties (Lyon, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, Tou-                ral and historical heritage, embodied by the
louse, Val de Loire and Hauts-de-France)                   Havre UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Nor-
and abroad (INSA Euro-Méditerranée in                      mandy provides a large number of tourist
Fès, Morocco). The seven French schools of                 attractions (Mont-Saint-Michel, Étretat, La
the INSA Group, the first international INSA               maison de Monet, Giverny, the Caen Nor-
institution, in conjunction with six academic              mandie Memorial, the Centre for History and
partners, embody a training approach that                  Peace, the D-day landing beaches, etc.). In
has been worldwide recognized for over                     addition, the Seine Valley, located between
half a century. The INSA Group includes                    Rouen and Le Havre, boasts a flourishing
over than 80 engineering specializations                   industrial area, comprising petrochemical
and counts 60 high-level laboratories. The                 refineries, pharmaceutical industries, au-
institution brings together a professional                 tomotive manufacturing plants, and much
network of over 90,000 alumni in France                    more.
and all around the world.

                                                                Welcome to INSA Rouen Normandie!
First engineering school in Normandy
                                                                This welcome guide includes relevant
INSA Rouen Normandie comprises an in-                           information to ensure students enjoy
ternational academic and research center,                       a smooth stay. It features details on
located near Paris. The largest enginee-                        courses at INSA, teaching depart-
ring institution in Normandy welcomes                           ments, housing, entry and residence
more than 2,000 students and is situated                        formalities in France, as well as an
in Rouen and Le Havre. Its headquarters                         overview of life in Normandy, Rouen
are located within the Madrillet Campus                         and Le Havre.
in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray. INSA Rouen                         Need help with day-to-day or adminis-
Normandie plays a major role in training
                                                                trative procedures? We are on hand to
engineers in France. Its missions include
                                                                provide support, feel free to contact us!
teaching (11 engineering programs with 4
apprenticeships and apprenticeships, 6 na-
                                                                Exchange students receive personal
tional master’s degrees and 2 specialized
                                                                guidance throughout their entire study
master’s degrees.), research (8 laboratories)
                                                                period.
and the spreading of scientific culture. Trai-
ning programs cover the following areas of
                                                                Sophie BINARD
expertise: Information and Data Science,
                                                                Director of the International Relations
Mathematics, Chemistry and Processes,
Risk Assessment and Site reengineering,                         Department, INSA Rouen Normandie
Energy, Propulsion, Mechanics, Industrial
Performance, Civil Engineering and Urba-

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Training Programs and Student Life contacts

First name - Name              Position                                              Adresse mail
Jean Maquet                    Director of Programs and Student Life                 ʌʌformation@insa-rouen.fr

Florence Médaerts              Director of Programs and Educational                  ʌʌformation@insa-rouen.fr
                               Material
Stéphanie Bocquet              Head of One-stop Desk and Student Life                ʌʌguve@insa-rouen.fr

Marina Holard                  Head of Student Affairs                               ʌʌscolarite@insa-rouen.fr

                                 International Relations Department Contacts

First name - Name              Position                                              Adresse mail
Sophie Binard                  Director of the International Relations               ʌʌsophie.binard@insa-rouen.fr
                               Department
Caroline Meley                 International Relations Department                    ʌʌcaroline.meley@insa-rouen.fr
                               Coordinator - Outgoing Mobility
Coralie Mimault                International Relations Department                    ʌʌcoralie.mimault@insa-rouen.fr
                               Coordinator - Incoming Mobility
Valérie Papamicael             International Relations Department                    ʌʌvalerie.papamicael@insa-rouen.fr
                               Coordinator

                                           International Relations Managers

First name - Name                  Country                                        Adresse-mail

Ludovic Auvray                     Asia & Pacific                                 ʌʌludovic.auvray@insa-rouen.fr

Vincent Boutigny                   Spain                                          ʌʌvincent.boutigny@insa-rouen.fr

Abdellah Hadjadj                   Africa & Middle East                           ʌʌabdellah.hadjadj@insa-rouen.fr

Hortense Larcheveque               North America                                  ʌʌhortense.larcheveque@insa-rouen.fr

Sébastien Leveneur                 Eastern & Southern Europe                      ʌʌsebastien.leveneur@insa-rouen.fr

Gérard-Vincent Martin              Welcome Program                                ʌʌgerard-vincent.martin@insa-rouen.fr

Mariana Renoux                     Franco-German University (Uni-                 ʌʌmariana.renoux@insa-rouen.fr
                                   versité Franco-Allemande - UFA):
                                   Master of Science Degree from
                                   Kaiserslautern University of Tech-
                                   nology, Germany
Cécila Zanni-Merk                  FITEC Program (France Ingénieurs               ʌʌcecilia.zanni-merk@insa-rouen.fr
                                   TEChnologie) and Joint Degrees
                                   with Latin America

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INSA Group                                                          Academic partners

                                                                                                                         ESITech ROUEN

                                                             INSA HAUTS
                              INSA ROUEN                       DE FRANCE                                                                           ENSISA MULHOUSE

                               NORMANDIE
                                                                                                                                          ENSCMu MULHOUSE

                                                                   INSA STRASBOURG
                             INSA RENNES
                                                                                                                        ENSIL-ENSCI LIMOGES

                                             INSA CENTRE VAL DE LOIRE
                                                                                                                                         ISIS CASTRES

                                                                            INSA LYON                                       SUP’ENR UPVD
                                                                                                                              PERPIGNAN

                            INSA TOULOUSE
                                                                                                                   INSA Euro-Méditerranée
                                                                                                                   Fès | Maroc

    Biotechnologies,   Environnement,         Génie Civil,      Génie Électrique,     Informatique,   Mécanique,         Systèmes,         Formation        Formation
         Chimie            Énergie           Urbanisme,           Électronique,      Mathématiques,   Matériaux           Risques         d’architecte    de paysagiste
                                             Topographie          Automatique,        Modélisation                      industriels,
                                                              Télécommunications                                    Génie des Procédés

                                                                    Faculty Contacts

First name - Name                       Departement                                     Sigle         Adresse-mail
David Honoré                            Engineering Science                             STPI          ʌʌdavid.honore@insa-rouen.fr
Alexandrina Rogozan                     IT and Information Tech-                        ITI           ʌʌalexandrina.rogozan@insa-rouen.fr
                                        nology
Youssef Boulos                          Fine Chemical Engineering                       CFI           ʌʌyoussef.boulos@insa-rouen.fr
Jean Cousin                             Energetics and Propulsion                       EP            ʌʌjean.cousin@insa-rouen.fr
Elie Rivoalen                           Civil Engineering and                           GCCD          ʌʌelie.rivoalen@insa-rouen.fr
                                        Sustainable Building
Arnaud Knippel                          Engineering Mathematics                         GM            ʌʌ jean-guy.caputo@insa-rouen.fr
                                                                                                      ʌʌarnaud.knippel@insa-rouen.fr
Matthieu Tourbier                       Mechanics                                       MECA          ʌʌmatthieu.tourbier@insa-rouen.fr
Sébastien Leveneur                      Industrial and Environ-                         MRIE          ʌʌsebastien.leveneur@insa-rouen.fr
                                        mental
                                        Risk Management
Vincent Boutigny                        Humanities                                      HUMA          ʌʌvincent.boutigny@insa-rouen.fr

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PREPARING FOR YOUR ARRIVAL

 Checklist                                                                  mentation on your University, etc.).

Students are required to bring following                                For Europea n Economic Area
mandatory documents:                                                    students:
                                                                           • European Health Insurance Card
For all students:
 • At least one translated and certified birth                          For students from Quebec:
   certificate (by an official French service).                            • Passport
 • A valid passport (for European Economic                                 • Health Insurance Form SE401 Q106/
   citizens: an identity card is sufficient) with                            SE401 Q102 bis
   a student short- or long-stay visa (unless
   exempted).                                                           For non-European students:
 • For French state scholarship holders: the                               • Private valid insurance as you enter
   Campus France scholarship certificate.                                    France
 • If you intend to drive in France, a valid dri-
   ving. To find out if your licence is eligible,
   consult the information : https://www.                                Visas
   service-public.fr/particuliers/vosdroits/                            Visas are issued by the French Embassy
   N19126                                                               of France in your home country. The CEF
 • If you wish to practice a sport in France                            (Centre d’Études pour la France) procedure
   (association or club), a current-year me-                            is compulsory in most countries. Please
   dical certificate to compete in any univer-                          check whether:
   sity event or competition will be required.                            • You are exempted from visa require-
 • Items symbolizing your homeland (flags,                                  ments.
   recipes, postcards, posters and docu-                                  • You need a «short-stay» visa (stay under

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90 days). Visa fees: €80. If you obtain a                          time, a mobile phone to enable you to com-
   «short-stay» visa, there are no additional                         municate with your close family member as
   formalities to complete once you have                              soon as you arrive at INSA.
   arrived in France.                                                 → A welcome pack of goodies to help you
 • You need a “long-stay « visa (stay over                            integrating into the region and at INSA.
   90 days). Visa fees: €99 + cost of vali-                           → A maintenance kit to allow you a better ins-
   dation once arrived in France. Our staff                           tallation in residences as soon as you arrive
   provides you with guidance on preparing                            If you are interested in completing the pro-
   your file for the authorization of your                            gram, please send an email to: welcomepro-
   long-stay visa (LSV valid as residence                             gram@insa-rouen.fr. You will then receive a
   permit for students. > More information                            registration form to complete and to send
   here.page 14.                                                      back to the school.
 • Find out all information on visas on
   the Campus France website : https://
   france-visas.gouv.fr/web/france-visas/                              Provisional budget
   accueil                                                            To reside in France and obtain a residency
                                                                      permit in Normandy, international students
 Welcome Program                                                     must provide a proof of sufficient financial
                                                                      resources during their stay. Students should
The two-week program before the begin-                                expect they will need a monthly budget of at
ning of courses (mid-August/early Sep-                                least €615 to live adequately. This amount
tember) includes French courses, cultural                             covers everyday expenses (housing, meals,
visits and activities, as well as guidance on                         recreational activities, transport, etc.). These
administrative formalities (bank, insurance,                          resources must currently be 65€ per day if
etc.).                                                                the person is staying in a hotel or 33 euros if
  • For Exchange and Master’s Students                                the person is in possession of an accommo-
    from all nationalities, the Welcome Pro-                          dation certificate. More information: http://
    gram is optional; a €75 fee is charged,                           www.anafe.org/spip.php?article274.
    payable upon registration. It corresponds                         Although the cost of living in Rouen is lower
    to two ECTS for exchange students.                                than in many other French cities, interna-
  • For students enrolled in the Bilingual Pro-                       tional students should plan on a monthly
    gram, the Welcome Program is manda-                               budget of at least €700 to €800 to live
    tory and included in the registration fees.                       adequately. This budget represents every-
With the Welcome Program, you benefit                                 day expenses (housing, meals, recreational
from the following services:                                          activities, transport, etc.).
→ The DRI team will provide you, for a limited

               Estimation of the total cost of a study period at INSA Rouen Normandie
   Budget may differ between students, according to their status (full-time or exchange student), their needs and their lifestyle.

 Expense item                                                    Cost
 Housing at INSA residence halls                                 B/W €330 and €420: Madrillet Campus.
                                                                 For more information on other residence halls, click
                                                                 here.
                                                                 Students can request financial aid for monthly rent
                                                                 (APL - Aide personnalisée au logement)
 Damage deposit (mandatory)                                      Expect one month’s fee rental
 Housing insurance (mandatory)                                   €45 per year

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Expense item                                                        Cost
 Liability insurance (mandatory)                                     €20 per year
 Meals                                                               €300 per month
 Transportation                                                      €27 per month (student rate)
 Validation stamp for residence permit                               €60 for entire visa term
 (depending on nationality)
 Phone, internet, TV contract                                        €30-€40 per month
 Other (entertainment, activities, etc.)                             €150 per month
 Personal health insurance (optional)                                €340 per year
 Potential expenses for settling in (sheets, towels,                 Variable
 cooking utensils, etc.)

                         Additional costs for students completing Master’s degrees or the Bilingual Program

BILINGUAL PROGRAM
A specific and unique program, the Bilingual Program, integrated into the Euro-
pean Higher Education Area, leads to a five-year engineering diploma, awarded
by INSA Rouen Normandie and delivers a Master’s degree. The INSA Rouen Nor-
mandie training programs are accredited by the Commission des titres d’ingé-
nieur and awarded by the internationally recognized European EUR-ACE® label.

  Bilingual Program             For European students                                                Included services
  and tuition fees               • First year: € 700 + tuition fees for European                       • Welcome Program : admi-
  (non refundable                  Economic Area students                                                nistrative support, cultural
  once the aca-                  • Following years: tuition fees are set by the                          activities organized during
  demic year has                   French State                                                          the first 4 semesters
  begun, in case of                                                                                    • FFL (French as Foreign Lan-
  student resigna-                                                                                       guage) courses
  tion)                         For international students (non-European)                              • Guidance and monitoring
                                 • €4000 for the Welcome Program Summer                                  throughout the 2-year un-
                                   and Winter + €601 of tuition fees                                     dergraduate program “ES”,
                                 • Following year: tuition fees are set by the                         • “Student life” subscription.
                                   French State + “Student Life” subscription,
                                   €92 payable online: https://www.messer-
                                   vices.etudiant.gouv.fr

                                   • For all each year “Student Life” subscription,
                                     €92 payable online: https://www.messer-
                                     vices.etudiant.gouv.fr

MASTER’S PROGRAMS

  Tuition fees                     • Tuition fees are set by the French State : €243 for students who are
                                     ad-mitted to Masters for 2020/2021 Academic Year
                                     “Student life” subscription, €92 payable online :
                                     https://www.messervices.etudiant.gouv.fr

Registration fees are updated every new academic term and available on the INSA
website, Student life section: https://www.insa-rouen.fr/vie-etudiante/cout-des-etudes

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Payment                                                           • Check payable to the Agent comptable
                                                                    de l’INSA de Rouen,
 • Online (you will receive a payment link                        • Postal money order or bank transfer
   by email),                                                       (mentioning your name on the transfer
 • Direct debit,                                                    request form).

INSA Rouen bank details:

 Bank Code          Sort Code                    Account               RIB Key                    Bank Domiciliation
                                                 Number
 10071              76000                        00001000151           50                         TPROUEN TG

 IBAN (International Bank Account Number)                                                         BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
 FR76        1007       1760          0000             0010            0015             150       TRPUFRP1

Please note:                                                     Arrival on campus
 • Cash payments are forbidden.
 • Payment in three instalments is pos-                         INSA Rouen Normandie comprises two
   sible for terminal credit card payment                       sites, Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, close to
   or bank transfer.                                            Rouen and Le Havre.
                                                                Airports: Roissy-Charles de Gaulle, Orly or
                                                                Beauvais (an airport which offers low-cost
Léocarte Student Card                                           flights).
The student status enables you to en-
joy special conditions and discounts on                         Links to help you prepare for your
public transports and recreational activi-
                                                                arrival:
ties. Feel free to show your student card!
                                                                  • Airports
                                                                       • Aéroports de Paris
Working in France                                                      • Aéroport de Paris-Beauvais
A long-stay student visa enables you to                           • Public Transportation
                                                                       • Réseau de Transport Paris-Ile de France
work, under specific conditions, during your                           • Réseau de Transport Rouen
stay in France.                                                        • Réseau de Transport Le Havre
For more information, click here:                                 • Train
©©https://www.service-public.fr/particuliers/vos-                      • Trains SNCF
droits/F2713                                                      • Route
                                                                       • Blablacar
Financial aid                                                          • Michelin
                                                                       • Mappy
Students can request financial aid from their
home-country or from specialized organi-
zations.
For more information, please go to the
site Campus France.

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Saint-Étienne du Rouvray                                                  • Health Services
The campus is located at the heart of the                               DARWIN building
Rouvray forest, seven km south of Rouen.
                                                                          • Fine Chemical Engineering (CFI) – In-
To get to INSA Saint-Étienne-du Rouvray
                                                                            dustrial and Environmental Risk Mana-
Campus, please take the metro, towards
                                                                            gement (MRIE)
Technopôle Saint-Étienne- du-Rouvray and
get off at the last stop Technopôle..                                   Le Havre Campus
Adress:                                                                 The campus is located 70 km away from
                                                                        Rouen, in downtown Le Havre. The Civil
685 Avenue de l’université, BP08 76801
                                                                        Engineering and Sustainable Building De-
Saint Etienne du Rouvray Cedex
                                                                        partment (GCCD) is locate there. Address:
BOUGAINVILLE building                                                   73 rue Bellot, 76600 Le Havre, France.
 • IT and Information Technology (ITI)                                  INSA Rouen Normandie Campuses
 • Mechanics Department (MECA)                                          maps and directions:
MAGELLAN building                                                        ©©https://www.insa-rouen.fr/insa-rouen-normandie/
 • Energetics and Propulsion Department                                  campus-et-plan-dacces
   (EP) – Mechanics (MECA) – Humanities
 • International Relations Department
   (DRI)
 • Student One-Stop Desk
 • Library, cafeteria, IT rooms
 • Sports Department
 • Laboratories
 • Residence halls INSA ROUEN Office
DUMONT D’URVILLE building
 • ES Department
 • Administrative Department
 • Student Council

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YOUR ARRIVAL AT INSA

 Welcome                                                  geared towards international students and
                                                           sponsored by the International Relations
International students receive personalized                Department of the University of Rouen.
guidance throughout their study period. The                Comprising around ten student-volunteers,
staff will help you in administrative registra-            its aims are to enhance activities for inter-
tion procedures. For any question, please                  national students and organize cultural
contact the International Relations Depart-                and sports events. Its main objective is to
ment or the Student Office.                                integrate exchange students by introducing
                                                           them to the culture of Rouen.
Welcom’INSA                                                More information on:
Welcom’INSA, an association composed of                     ©©http://rouen.ixesn.fr
French and international students provides
you with helpful information on INSA stu-                  Le Havre
dies: housing, life in Rouen or in Le Havre,                ©©https://erasmusu.com/en/erasmus-le-havre
student associations, and supports you in
integrating the institution by organizing
cultural activities during your first semester.
Contact :
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/
welcominsa/
Email Address :
welcominsa@gmail.com
Erasmus Student Network
Erasmus Student Network in Rouen: ESN
ROUEN (eROUENsmus) is an association

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 Residence formalities                                                  Administrative
in France                                                               registration
European students:                                                      Contact: INSA Registrar’s Office
 • The European Health Insurance card is                                A notification by email will be sent to you
   sufficient.                                                          before you leave or on your arrival at INSA.
Students from Quebec:                                                   Registration is mandatory for all students
 • Passport                                                             to receive the INSA student card (Léocarte).
 • Health Insurance Form SE401 Q106 /                                   The card can be used as entry pass to all
   SE401 Q102 bis                                                       INSA buildings and as mean of payment at
                                                                        university restaurants. It can be required
Students from other countries:
                                                                        when opening a bank account, requesting
 • A valid passport throughout your stay                                a low-rate transportation card, etc., during
   + a potential visa + a birth certificate                             the examination period.
   translated in French
 • A long-stay visa (LSV valid as residence
   permit for student’s validation): we                                 On registration day
   help you to validate your visa et to pay                                • Check your registration file with the
   the fiscal stamp (€60) on the Foreign                                     Registrar’s Office;
   Affairs Ministry website. For any ques-                                 • Submit any missing document to com-
   tion, please send an email to: guve@                                      plete the file;
   insa-rouen.fr                                                           • Pay tuition and housing fees;
                                                                           • Register with French Social Security
 ttA chest X-ray and a medical checkup are                                   (https://etudiant-etranger.ameli.fr/) ;
 mandatory once you entered housing fees                                   • For non-exchange students : pay the
 if it’s not already done. You are assisted in                               CVEC (contribution to student life), if
 these procedures by the INSA health unit                                    not already done. The contribution is
                                                                             required on CVEC website : https://
                                                                             cvec.etudiant.gouv.fr/ BEFORE admi-
In case you wish to continue your studies                                    nistrative registration;
at the end of the first academic year in                                   • Collect your student card, your cer-
France:                                                                      tificates of attendance at school at
You must apply for a residence permit from                                   the Registrar’s Office. Certificates of
the prefecture of your place of residence two                                attendance at school will also be avai-
months before the long-stay visa expires                                     lable on your VLE (https://ent.norman-
(LSV valid as residence permit for student’s                                 die-univ.fr) ;
validation). The file will be compiled by the                              • Proceed with the validation of the visa
INSA Rouen One-stop Desk before being                                        if required ; (if long-stay visa, payment
sent to the prefecture. It is recommended                                    of 60€ to be provided by credit card on
to keep all documents concerning studies,                                    the website of the Ministry of Foreign
housing and financial resources (bank sta-                                   Affairs).
tements) as proofs. The application for a re-
sidence permit can be refused for no-show                               For more information, please send
at the exams.                                                           an email to:
                                                                        scolarite@insa-rouen.fr
                                                                        Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray Campus Regis-
                                                                        trar’s Office

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HOUSING
                                                             ©©https://www.insa-rouen.fr/vie-etudiante/se-loger-
 Student residence                                          sur-les-campus

halls                                                       For internet access, a contract with an ex-
                                                            ternal internet service provider is required
Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray Campus                             (Quantic telecom). Expect to pay around
International students registered at ITI, CFI,              €10 per month and €10 for connection wire
EP, GM, MECA, MRIE Departments can stay                     purchase.
at one of our halls, located near the Saint-                What you need to bring
Étienne-du-Rouvray Campus (Madrillet                        Sheets, blankets, dishes, cleaning equip-
Technopôle), and near public transportation                 ment (broomstick, mop, sponge, etc.), was-
(metro-bus) and shops.                                      hcloths, towels. Welcom’INSA can assist you
Residence halls maps                                        in purchasing such items. For any question,
©©https://www.insa-rouen.fr/vie-etudiante/se-loger-         please send an email to3.
sur-les-campus
                                                             ©©welcominsa@gmail.com
INSA residence halls provide with a range
of services and are managed by the INSA                     Studio cleaning
Housing Office.                                             Cleaning is performed by an outsourced
Furnishing and equipment                                    company. It is mandatory and an additio-
                                                            nal €15 is charged to your rent. Cleaning is
For more information about residence halls’                 scheduled on weekends, while students are
equipment, please go to:

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on campus.                                                               the minors.

Housing rental agreement
Students sign a full-year rental agreement
                                                                       VISALE
(September 1 - August 31). They receive a
key upon completing an inventory of fix-                               Visale, the free security deposit online ser-
tures. The agreement may be terminated,                                vice can also be used by international stu-
provided a three-month notice period is                                dents.
observed.                                                              To be eligible, students must be between
                                                                       18 and 30 years old and enrolled in a higher
Housing fees                                                           education institution.
Two-bedroom apartments (2 persons): €321                               European students only need a valid ID
+ €15 for mandatory cleaning fees.                                     card. Non-European students, scholarship
Single rent (1 person): €397 + €15 for man-                            holders or not, must have a valid long-stay
datory cleaning fees per month and per                                 visa equivalent to a valid residence permit
person.                                                                mentioning «Student» or a valid «Student»
Fees include costs for heating, electricity,                           residence permit or even a valid «Talent»
hot and cold water, etc. Fees apply to cur-                            passport.
rent year rates. Rent is subject to increase                           A deposit can be requested for rents not ex-
on July 1st according to the housing rent                              ceeding €800 in Île-de-France and €600 in
Index.                                                                 other regions, both in private and public ren-
More information on:                                                   tal housing (APL-regulated housing owned
©©https://www.insa-rouen.fr/vie-etudiante/se-loger-                    by legal entities, residential housing, and
sur-les-campus                                                         housing with or without agreements within
                                                                       university residences).
APL Funding (Aide personnalisée au
logement)                                                              Conditions for admission to INSA
Students can request financial aid for mon-                            residence halls
thly rent (APL - Aide personnalisée au loge-
                                                                       Only students who have received a letter
ment). International students must provide
                                                                       of admission to INSA can apply for housing
proof of a valid residency permit and a social
                                                                       rental. However, INSA Rouen Normandie
security number, which will be issued upon
                                                                       registration authorization does not mean
administrative registration.
                                                                       that housing is granted to students. Priority
                                                                       is given to regular students in university re-
APL request must be completed once your
                                                                       sidences. Persons who are not registered at
arrival at residence is confirmed. Residence
                                                                       INSA cannot be housed.
halls Office will provide relevant information
                                                                       Due to the high number of requests and li-
and assist you in administrative matters.
                                                                       mited availabilities, we are unable to take
©©For more information, click here: https://wwwd.caf.fr/               into consideration your preferences in terms
wps/portal/caffr/aidesetservices/lesservicesenligne/
                                                                       of locations and fees. However, you can se-
estimervosdroits/lelogement
                                                                       lect either “flat sharing“ or “single room“, as
                                                                       housing option.
 ttFinancial aid is never disbursed to
 recipients but deducted from rents. The
 amount granted depends on the housing
 area, the type of housing, and the financial
 resources of the student. It is never credited
 during the first month of occupancy and to

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accommodated with the Crous du Havre.
 Booking a housing
Pre-reservation                                        Deadline:
For students enrolled in the Bilingual                  • Before May 29th > autumn semester or
Program, housing is reserved as of right,                 full-year.
once you have received a final admission                • Before December 4th > spring semes-
letter.                                                   ter.
Exchange students are required to men-                 Applications received after the deadline
tion housing preferences when applying                 will not be considered.
online on the MoveOn website.
The Residence halls Office will send a
“housing proposal“ by email, mentio-                    Household insurance
ning the residence and the rent you will               Article 18 of Act No. 82,526 dated 22
pay per month (only one proposal per                   June 1982 requires tenants to insure
student).                                              themselves against the risks for which
Master’s students must make their own                  they are bound by law.
arrangements for accommodation in or                   Depending on your personal situation,
near Rouen or Le Havre.                                you will be required to provide the INSA
                                                       Residence halls Office or the owner with
                                                       a multi-risk home insurance certificate
 ttPlease note: if you refuse a housing pro-           insuring against fire, water damage, furni-
 posal, you will be expected to find accom-            shings, neighbors’ claims, explosions, and
 modation on your own, through the private             any rental risks for which you, as tenant,
 rental market.                                        are responsible.
                                                       Two health insurance centers offer such
                                                       services, LMDE (La Mutuelle des Étu-
Final reservation                                      diants),SMENO (Société Mutualiste des
                                                       Étudiants de la Région Nord-Ouest) or at a
Your reservation will be confirmed once:
                                                       bank. Fees: from €40 per year.
 • You have accepted the proposal.
 • You have paid the first month’s rent
   and the deposit (the amount of the de-
   posit is equivalent to one month’s rent).            Arrival at residence
 • You have completed and submitted
   «The deed of third-party guarantee»
                                                       halls
   (document issued by the residence
   hall with the proposal). The document                  ttChecking is not possible on Saturdays,
   has to be signed by your parents or                    Sundays and public holidays.
   guarantors.                                            Arrival: before 5pm on weekdays, 2pm on
                                                          Fridays.
Le Havre campus
Students enrolled in the CESB department
INSA Rouen Normandie does not provide
housing in Le Havre but can help you find
accommodation.
All you have to do is send an email to
Coralie Mimault (coralie.mimault@in-
sa-rouen.fr) indicating that you wish to be

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Exchange students                                                       ©©Email contact: international@insa-rouen.fr

In order to welcome you in the best
conditions, please inform us a few weeks                               Students enrolled in the Bilingual
before you arrive, by sending an email,                                Program
mentioning surname, first name, day and                                As the Welcome Program is mandatory,
time of your arrival. Please note that ac-                             you will be required to arrive on a specific
commodation is available from the first of                             date, which will be stated on your admis-
September and the first of February.                                   sion letter, in order to pick you up at the
                                                                       airport.
                                                                        ©©For any special circumstance, please contact: wel-
                                                                        comeprogram@insa-rouen.fr

                                            Your contacts at residence halls:

 Name - First             Position                                        Email
 name
 JOUETTE Arnaud           Head of Residence halls Office                  ʌʌresidences@insa-rouen.fr

 CAZIER Colin             Coordinator                                     ʌʌresidences@insa-rouen.fr

 ROS Edith                Coordinator                                     ʌʌresidences@insa-rouen.fr

INSA Rouen Normandie
Campus du Madrillet
Bâtiment Magellan, Services de la logistique et des résidences
685 Avenue de l’Université - 76801 Saint Etienne du Rouvray - France

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FRENCH SOCIAL SECURITY
Until you complete procedures, you are re-                 Liability Insurance
quired to hold valid personal insurance co-                INSA is not legally responsible for acts or
verage till October 1st of the academic year.              harmful acts caused by student engineers
The Registrar’s Office will help you to com-               during a company internship in France or
plete French Social Security registration, as              abroad.
soon as your administrative registration has               Depending on the company, it is manda-
been confirmed.                                            tory to provide a proof of insurance which
Documents in foreign languages must be                     includes coverage of academic internships
translated by a sworn translator.                          in companies (The mention «internship» or
Registration is mandatory and free of                      «academic and extracurricular activities»
charge for non-EU students.                                must be stated on the proof of insurance).
If necessary, the Caisse Primaire d’Assu-                  (Subscription via a student health insurance
rance Maladie (CPAM) of your place of resi-                center or a private insurance).
dence can assist.
Note that social security permits the reim-
bursement of medical expenses, but some
medical expenses may remain the responsi-
bility of the student (e.g. hospitalisation
costs). We therefore recommend that you
take out supplementary student insurance
or private mutual insurance with approved
organisations

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STUDENT AFFAIRS

 Academic registration                                                 Department and the Project Manager/Aca-
                                                                        demic International Relations Coordinator
                                                                        must be submitted to the International
Exchange students                                                       Relations Department by the end of Octo-
At teaching departments                                                 ber (for the first semester) or by the end of
                                                                        February (for the second semester) at the
Academic registration must be completed
                                                                        latest.
in the relevant teaching department. The
                                                                        At INSA, class attendance is mandatory and
second part of registration concerns mainly
                                                                        any absence must be justified (medical cer-
teaching and assessment validation. You
                                                                        tificate, force majeure). If you decide not to
are required to go to the relevant academic
                                                                        attend a course scheduled in your academic
department offices, as stated on your letter
                                                                        program, you are required to inform the Pro-
of admission, in order to establish a final
                                                                        ject Manager or the International Relations
educational contract.
                                                                        Coordinator who will consider providing
Build your academic curriculum                                          you with an alternative course. Contacts
The final choice of courses must be ar-                                 list page 6.
ranged with the relevant international rela-
tions coordinator/ manager: https://www.
insa-rouen.fr/international/contacts.                                    French classes
We highly recommend that you select
                                                                        The teaching language for most courses is
courses in the same year and in the same
                                                                        French, although INSA also provides with
teaching department, so as to make the stu-
                                                                        fourth- and fifth-year courses in English. A
dy process smoother and avoid scheduling
                                                                        minimum B1 level is required in both lan-
conflicts.
The program approved by you, the Head of

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guages.                                                   welcome you.

Non-French-speaking international stu-                    Holidays and Bank holidays in
dents can also take French courses (French                Normandy
as Foreign Language) - FFL - during their
                                                          Holidays
study period at INSA. Courses are open to
«B1 - Intermediate» level students.                       In France, holidays depend on the place of
                                                          study. Schools are organized in academic
                                                          areas, divided into three holiday periods A,
                                                          B and C. INSA Rouen Normandie is part of
 Curriculum                                              the Académie de Rouen, located in B zone.
The INSA Rouen Normandie engineering                      To find out about holiday dates, here .
program complies with the Master level,                   Please note that INSA does not offer all aca-
under the European LMD system (Licence                    demic holidays.
- Master - Doctorate). It is organized in 10              Bank holidays
semesters (S1 to S10), i.e. 5 years; no degree
                                                          During bank holidays, most public services,
is delivered at Licence level. Students can
                                                          banks and shops are closed:
continue their studies to obtain a Doctorate.
                                                          https://www.joursferies.fr/
INSA Rouen Normandie provides you with a
high quality management framework. In this
context, student engineers are surveyed at
the end of each semester, in order to assess
the courses they attended. They are also
surveyed to assess the quality of the tea-
ching departments.

 Academic calendar,
holidays and bank
holidays
Academic year
The academic year is divided into 2 semes-
ters:
  • 1st semester (autumn): September to
    Mid-January
  • 2nd semester (spring): Mid-January to
    end of June

The beginning and end dates of courses
may differ according to the specialization
of each department. For more information,
please feel free to contact the Internatio-
nal Relations Department or the relevant
academic department coordinator that will

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Engineering curriculum with a student status
                                                                                                  at INSA Rouen Normandie
                                                                                                  *Specializations                                       Civil Engineering and Sustainable Building (GCCD)
                                                                                                  IT and Information Technology (ITI)                    Engineering Mathematics (GM)
                                                                                                  Fine Chemistry and Engineering (CFI)                   Industrial and Environmental Risk Management (MRIE)                                  Engineering degree
                                                                                                  Energetics and Propulsion (EP)                         Mechanics (MECA)                                                               INSA de Rouen Normandie
                                                                                                                                                                                         M1/Master/Continuing education
                                                                                                                                                                                         (Fontanet option)
                                                                                                                                                         L2/CPGE/DUT-BTS Degrees                                                         Year 5
                                                                                                                           L1/French Higher School
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Year 4                 S. 9   Students can
                                                                                                                           Preparatory Classes or CPGE
                                                                                            Scientific Baccalaureate
                                                                                            or equivalent                                                               Year 3                  S. 7                                  enroll in INSA’s
                                                                                                                                          Year 2                S. 5                                                                  research-oriented
                                                                                                                                                                       Specialization
                                                                                                                                  S. 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      master’s courses,
                                                                                                               Year 1                                                  at an academic
                                                                                                   Semester (S.) 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      gateway to a
                                                                                                                                                                       department*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Doctorate
                                                                                                    Engineering Science

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                                                                                                    STPI
                                                                                                                 July or          Preselection of 2                        from June                       from June
                                                                                                                 August                                                    to August                       to August                      All semester 10
                                                                                                                                  specializations
                                                                                                    Practical training                                           Technician internship           Specialty internship           Engineering internship
                                                                                                                           S. 2                          S. 4                            S. 6                           S. 8                                S. 10

                                                                                                                                                                        Humanities
CAMPUS LIFE

 Eating on campus                                      Student rate: €3.25 per meal.

INSA provides a wide choice of meal options:            ESIGELEC cafeteria
cafeteria, university restaurants and many
other locations on both campuses.                       Located at ESIGELEC premises.

Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray Campus                         Centre Leclerc cafeteria
INSA cafeteria                                          The Centre Leclerc is located in front of the
The INSA cafeteria, in the Magellan building,           “Technopôle” metro station stop. The cafe-
is open to students and staff, Monday to                teria serves hot dishes and sandwiches.
Friday, from 8 am to 3:30 pm.                           Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray Campus
Madrillet Technopôle University Restaurant              Restaurants in the area
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 11:30             The cafeteria located at ISEL (Institut Supé-
am to 1:30 pm                                           rieur d’Études Logistiques) premises, is open
Located opposite INSA Rouen Normandie,                  from 8:30 am to 3 pm. Tickets are sold on
the university restaurant is in the Faculty of          the spot at meal times.
Science premises at the University of Rouen.

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to internet.
 Léocarte student card
Léocarte (student card) is issued during your
                                                                       Loans
administrative registration day for the whole
academic year. It can be used to:                                      5 academic publications and 3 books from
  • Enter the different INSA buildings                                 the Bureau des élèves collection for a 28-
  • Pay at the INSA cafeteria and the                                  day period, renewable once;
    CROUS, once you have subscribed to                                 2 reviews or magazines per 7 days, re-
    IZLY (online payment service)                                      newable once;
  • Borrow books at the library                                        Our staff can assist you with inquiries: intro-
You will receive an email from IZLY on your                            duction to the online catalogue, the French
INSA email, as soon as you have activated                              university libraries’ main catalogue (SUDOC)
Léocarte.                                                              and help in getting online information.
The IZLY service enables you to manage
your CROUS account, from any computer
through a secure Internet connection and                               Students may:
to credit it (from €5).                                                 • Make copies on site (cards are sold at
At any moment, you will have the option                                   the library reception desk, payment by
of getting your account balance refunded                                  check only)
or closed.                                                              • Use printers (students must bring their
                                                                          own paper in case of large print runs)
                                                                        • Use internet and check their emails
 ttPlease note, in case of loss or theft, you
 must inform the Student One-Stop Desk so                              Contacts
 that your Léocarte can be deactivated. You
                                                                       Magellan building - 1st floor
 need to make a request for a new card and
                                                                       Working hours: Monday to Friday, from
 you will be charged a €10 fee.
                                                                       8:30 am to 7:30 pm
                                                                       Phone: +33 (0)2 32 95 98 30
                                                                       Email: biblio-pret@insa-rouen.fr
 Library                                                              Link to the catalogue:
                                                                       catalogue.insa-rouen.fr
The library is located at Saint-Étienne-du-
Rouvray Campus, on the first floor of the
Magellan building.
It comprises 30,000 specialized publica-
                                                                        Reprography
tions covering a wide range of scientific and                          A free-access reprography department en-
technical literature for students, professors                          ables you to photocopy and print all your
and researchers, 150 subscriptions to paper                            documents in black and white and colour
reviews, 4,000 subscriptions to electronic                             (fee-based service), or to scan and upload
reviews and 1,000 magazine-newspapers                                  them to a USB drive or by e-mail (free of
available on tablets. In conjunction with                              charge). For theses and reports, the library
the Student Council (Bureau des élèves),                               provides you with binding-machines and
the library also promotes a leisure and ge-                            plastic and cover boards (free of charge).
neral knowledge collection: novels, comics,
mangas (over 1,500 vol.) and DVDs (currently
120 movies).
On-site consulting: 120 workstations and 2
relaxing areas, as well as 10 computers de-
dicated to literature search and connected

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and outside the university.
 Health
                                                        For more information, please contact:

The school offers a health service headed               BDE-Durmont Durville building (garden level)
by a state-registered nurse. Its role consists            ©©http://www.bde-insa-rouen.fr
in providing students with information on
«prevention, education, health». The nurse                ©©www.facebook.com/bdeinsarouen
is also the Health Coordinator for students
and staff.                                              Sports Association
Choosing a doctor: the nurse provides you               The Sports Association aims to encourage
with a list of general practitioners located            participation in sports by students, INSA
near the campus. In France, you must                    staff and users of the Madrillet Tech-
choose a referring doctor and consult this              nopôle’s higher education program. It
doctor in case of illness. Don’t wait until you         represents INSA during academic sports
feel sick before choosing one!                          events and gives students the oppor-
The health service is located near the Du-              tunity to participate in approximatively
mont D’Urville building (CRC-RC-23)                     thirty university activities in the school’s
                                                        gymnasium, opposite the campus. Annual
                                                        subscription: €70
Contact: Nurse/Head of Department
Health email contact: zahira.bettouati@                 Contacts
insa-rouen.fr                                             ©©https://www.insa-rouen.fr/vie-etudiante/vie-asso-
Phone: +33 (0)2 32 95 65 99/+33 (0)6 08                   ciative#tab-lassociation-sportive
86 02 97
More information on:                                      ©©www.facebook.com/asinsarouen/timeline
https://www.insa-rouen.fr/vie-etudiante/                Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday and
sante                                                   Thursday at Magellan building, office
                                                        H-R1-17
 Student Associations                                  Guy DUBUIS
                                                        President of the Sports Association
                                                        ʌʌguy.dubuis@insa-rouen.fr
Student Council (Bureau des élèves
- BDE)                                                  Ms MAROS
                                                        Sports Association Coordinator
The BDE is an association managed by INSA               ʌʌjohanne.maros@insa-rouen.fr
Rouen Normandie student engineers. Its                  ––+33 (0) 02 32 95 65 72
mission is to enhance cultural, recreational
and social life on campus. Annual subscrip-
tion: €15

Aims
 • Facilitate cultural, recreational and
   sports activities, social and humanita-
   rian projects on campus.
 • Offer helpful services to members such
   as university restaurants and bus cards
   sale, printing and binding reports, pho-
   tocopying, INSA’Shop etc.
 • Build ties among students.
 • Promote INSA student talents inside

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by providing logistical or financial aid
 Cultural Service                                                          and expertise..
                                                                       Staying informed
Its aims are to:
 • Enhance students’ personal develop-                                   • By keeping an eye out for billboards
   ment as they complete their training.                                   and displays.
 • Bring together INSA members (stu-                                     • By regularly checking the INSA elec-
   dents and staff) through a range of                                     tronic mailbox Artémys; the Cultural
   artistic and cultural activities.                                       Service newsletter is sent quarterly;
 • Build partnerships with regional cultu-                                 the «Culture news» is emailed to you
   ral stakeholders in various fields of                                   once a week to keep you informed with
   performing, plastic or graphic arts.                                    a single click!
                                                                       For more information, please contact:
The Cultural Service enables you to:
 • Be informed on local cultural life                                  Cultural Service: Magellan building in front
   (performing arts, exhibitions, cinema,                              of the cafeteria.
   conferences, etc.).                                                  ©©culture@insa-rouen.fr
 • Enjoy special rates for regional shows.
 • Visit museums by participating in social
   outings organized on weekends or on
   Thursday afternoons.
 • Attend shows, conferences or movies,
   to discover artistic or scientific cultural
   exhibitions within school or on campus.
 • Foster the achievement of your cultu-
   ral, personal or team projects (founda-
   tion of an artistic association at INSA,
   organization of conferences, festivals,
   cultural or artistic outings or events...)

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SOCIAL AND CULTURAL LIFE IN
 NORMANDY

 Transportation                                                    LIA network
                                                                    Students are offered discount rates.
                                                                     ©©http://www.transports-lia.fr
Transportation in Rouen
Public transport                                                    Bicycle
More information on Réseau de transport                             Bikes can be rented for both short and
Rouen ASTUCE                                                        long-term periods.
Traveling at night with Noctambus                                    ©©https://www.lehavre.fr/pratique/velo

It deserves the city centre of Rouen to the
Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray Campus (Rési-
dences Les Cateliers) until 4 :00 am from
Monday to Sunday
Bicycle
Cy’clic is a fast and easy bike rental ser-
vice for every need. There are a variety of
subscriptions ranging from 1 day, 7 days, 6
months or 1 year. The first half hour is free,
no matter the subscription.
©©http://cyclic.rouen.fr

Transport in Le Havre
Public transport

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outside the city in shopping centers.
 Practical information                                                    • Markets: Rouen boasts a variety of
(shopping, banks,                                                            markets; every week approxima-
                                                                             tely twenty markets enliven the city
communication, etc.)                                                         squares. Each regional town or village
                                                                             also offers its own weekday market,
Shops                                                                        which provides a large choice of local
                                                                             specialties, while enjoying an unique
In Rouen
                                                                             and special atmosphere in comparison
 • Supermarkets are open from 9am to 8                                       to the Normandy capital.
   pm or 9 pm, Monday to Saturday and
   occasionally on Sunday mornings.                                      But on Sundays, people gather at Clos Saint
 • Other shops are generally open from                                   Marc (Rouen Rive Droite). A true walkabout
   Tuesday to Saturday, from 9 or 10 am to                               in a traditional and friendly atmosphere!
   12 am and from 2 to 7pm, and some-                                    There is another huge market on Thursday
   times on Sunday mornings.                                             and Sunday mornings in Sotteville-les-
 • Shops are generally closed on bank                                    Rouen (Hôtel de ville de Sotteville stop on
   holidays.                                                             the Technopole metro line).
 • Hypermarkets are generally located
                           The most popular shopping centers and shopping malls

 Geographical area                    Nom                                            Accès
 Rive Gauche                          Saint Sever                                    Public transport
 Rive Droite                          Docks 76                                       Public transport
                                      Espace du Palais
                                      Galerie Lafayette
 Barentin                             Zone de la Carbonnière                         By car
                                      Centre commercial
 Tourville la Rivière                 Centre commercial                              By car

Le Havre                                                                 sa-Mastercard etc.) are usually charged.
The city is divided into two parts, the Lower                            The rate varies between banks, so feel free
City with its older districts and the Upper                              to shop around and don’t forget to mention
City with its outlying districts. You will find                          you are an INSA student. In addition, some
your favorite shops and brands downtown!                                 banks can offer you special partnerships.
Go to the shopping centers Docks Vauban,                                 To open an account, you are required to present
Espace Coty                                                              the following documents:
Please click here to find the list of hyper-                              • Passport or identity card
marchés                                                                   • Proof of residence
A large selection of ready-to-wear fashion                               Depending on banks, a minimum deposit
stores, restaurants, groceries and design                                ranging from €5 and €150 is mandatory.
stores is available.
                                                                         Phone
Banks
                                                                         French phone numbers contain 10 digits: the
Opening a personal bank account and                                      first 2 digits refer to 5 different geographical
checkbooks are generally free of charge.                                 areas.
However, withdrawal or credit cards (Vi-                                   • 01: Paris and Ile de France,

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