Useful Links
  • First Aid/Ambulance:  15
  • Police:  17
  • Fire Brigade:  18
24h Pharmacies
  • 84, avenue des Champs-Elysées (8th)
    Ph. 01 45 79 53 19
  • 6, place de Clichy (9th)
    Ph. 01 48 74 65 18
  • 6, place Félix-Eboué (12th)
    Ph. 01 43 43 18 03
General Info

  Paris Tourist Office – a web portal by the Paris Tourist Bureau (everything from 24-h pharmacies to university restaurants to English-language bookstores)
  Paris Gratuit – very useful portal covering all aspects of daily life in Paris. [FR]
  French Yellow Pages – find an address, phone number, or map. [FR]
  Mappy – get a map, itinerary, or areal photo of an address in Paris (and dozens of other European cities)
  Paris France Guide – jobs, accomodation, education and classifieds in Paris and France.
  Paris Voice – the magazine for English-speaking Parisians
  Paris Digest – Paris city guide and online travel agent
  Meteo France – weather forecast for Paris and France. [FR]
  French Postal Service – everything you need to know about French mail. [FR]
  Western Union France – money transfer service. [FR]


  Currency Converter
  Unit Converter
  Conjugation of French Verbs – Type the infinitive form of the French verb and voilà!

Transport and Travels
City Center <> Airports

Charles de Gaulle Airport

  • RER B - Regional Train Line serving CDG1, CDG2, Paris and Orly
  • RoissyBus - Bus Service CDG Airport to Opera Garnier (Central Paris)
  • Air France Coach (line 2) - CDG Airport to Porte Maillot/Etoile
  • Air France Coach (line 4) - CDG Airport to Gare de Lyon/Montparnasse
  • RER B + OrlyVal - Orly Airport to Paris
  • Shuttle Bus Service - Beauvais Airport to Porte Maillot
For details visit Travel Library

Please note that none of the companies below are endorsed by UC, they are just presented for the convenience of students.

  RATP – public transport operator for Paris and its suburbs (find maps, itineraries, delays, etc.)
  Shuttle Paris – providing detailed infos about transportation options for getting to/from airports NEW
  VELIB – Public bicycle hire service, the new exciting way to travel around Paris.
  SNCF – French railways (train timetables, bookings, information)
  Rail Pass – single rail pass for Europe.
  Eurolines – European coach service (bookings, information)
  Easy Jet – Online, low-fare airline (bookings, information)
  Sky Europe – Online, low-fare airline for Eastern European destinations. (bookings, information)
  Vueling – Online, low-fare airline for Barcelona and Valencia. (bookings, information)
  Smart Wings – Online, low-fare airline for Prague. (bookings, information)
  Wizzair – Online, low-fare airline for Budapest & Poland. (bookings, information)
  Air Berlin  – Online, low-fare airline for Germany and Central Europe. (bookings, information)
  Ebookers – Discount flights. (bookings, information) [FR]


  Internet Cafés in Paris –  list for public internet access in Paris.
  Free Wifi - search free wireless connections in the Paris area
  Free Hotspots - search cafés providing free wireless connection – Free Hotspots Finder. Type Paris in the city field and click find button...


  Fitness Paris – fitness (diet, yoga, etc) in Paris. [FR]
  Swimming Pools in Paris – listing local swimming pools by arrondissement. [FR]
  Pari Roller – Weekly Roller Blading Event in Paris
  Renting Roller Blades – Buy/Rent Skating Equipment near Bastille [FR]
  Roue Libre – RATP bicycle rental service and information [FR]


  American Church in Paris 
  Kehilat Gesher – French-Anglophone Liberal Jewish Congregation
  American Cathedral in Paris – Episcopal?Anglican Worship
  Saint Joseph's Church – English-speaking Catholic Community of Paris


  Recherche Colocation – Search site for apartment sharing in Paris. [FR]
  Appartager – Search site for apartment sharing in Paris.
  Easy Coloc – Search site for apartment sharing in Paris. [FR]
  Colocation – Search site for apartment sharing in Paris. [FR]
  Seloger – Apartments for rent in Paris [FR]
  De Particulier à Particulier – Apartments for rent in Paris. (Every Thursday a printed version of this site is sold in newsagencies and kiosks) [FR]