Package of Cultural Integration (PIC)

Welcome and guidance

Network "n+i" representatives have everything planned for your arrival, administrative formalities and welcome to France.

The PIC package provide assistance for the entirety of your studies.

The welcome package includes the following services:

  1. An assistance throughout your studies by the "n+i" correspondent in your school, participation to "n+i" events, advice, jobs or internship offers.
  2. A representative of "n+i" will meet you at the airport or railway station and assit you.
  3. The "n+i" network will already have taken out a special insurance in your name (up to 30 September of the year of arrival) in case you have an accident as soon as youarrive in France or have problems that necessitate repatriation.
  4. Opening of a bank account in France in a PIL or a PIM Center.

Luggage is limited per person and any excess will mean we have to charge you for extra transport.

There's no need to worry about arriving with lots of cash. Everything is prepaid! You will only have to pay for your meals (3-4€ at university restaurant).
A few days after your arrival you will be transferred to centers PIL, PIM or school.

You constantly have contact with a "n+i" representative who can answer all your questions.

See the n+i price list 

The "Classic” PIC

You are welcome at Paris airport (or railway stations). The day will be dedicated to "n+i" administrative registrations, opening of your bank account, and to have a tourist discovery of Paris. You will spend a night a in shared room. 

Phone cards to call home and reassure friends and family are included in your welcome bag (welcome booklet, proof of insurance, etc..).

The day after your arrival, you will be taken to your place of training: PIL, PIM or school.

Note that you must arrive in the morning on the exact day indicated by "n+i" or some services may not be provided.


Take time to discover Paris as a « VIP »

In addition to the services of «Classic» PIC, you will stay for a maximum of 3 days (depending on your arrival) in Paris, in your own single room.

The Network "n+i" helps you by giving you access to an emergency assistance (24h/24). During the four days of your stay, you are supervised and assisted in your administrative procedures during mornings, while afternoons are dedicated to tourism (tours of Paris and Versailles, etc..) or free.

Relinquishment of the Cultural Integration Package

Students may, for personal and exceptional reasons, ask to forgo the cultural integration package.

In this case, students will not benefit from welcome, insurance or transfer services or assistance during studies in France and will not have access to placement or job offers.

Exemption from the Cultural “Integration Package” (PIC)

The Cultural “Integration Package” (PIC), the PIM and the PIL make up a complete integration package.

Requests for exemption from the welcome service (e.g. student with family in France) should be sent to “student” department at the "n+i" network before the session 3 response (deadline).

  • The exemption must be confirmed by the host school and Network "n+i".
  • In the event of “non-welcome" by "n+i", students will not be insured until they arrive at the training centres (French language training or schools), by their own means, on the dates indicated by "n+i"!