Whatever their nationality, students in France have the right to receive a financial aid for housing. Such allowance is provided by the local Caisse d'allocations familiales.
You will find all information on how to apply for your individual housing allowance the CAF website:
* You will practice a manual activity? You need to subscribe to a specific extension:
The manual activity extension
Sports and leisure Plus will extend your coverage to consequences of an accident you have suffered, due to the use of a two-wheeled motor vehicle, high risks sports (surfing, windsurfing, rafting, climbing, scuba diving down to 45 meters, kitesurfing, hang-gliding, paragliding, jet skiing, snowboarding, quad), manual labor, work experience and laboratory internship (labor accident).
The sports covered by your travel insurance without additional coverage: Leisure and holiday sports are covered provided they are performed as "amateur"
The following sports are also covered:
- Winter sports practice including skiing and sledding.
- Sea cruises,
- Any aircraft as a passenger,
- Practice of ice hockey in states or regions where this sport is practiced by youth within the age of the insured.
Sports and leisure extension: It extends your coverage to the consequences of an accident you were victim to while practicing one of the sports listed in annex 1 of the General Conditions of Insurance.
In the case of accident while practicing a sport in a club, the Insurer will act as secondary insurer after all the insurance coverage of your sport club available.
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