Guest Researcher Hosting Agreement

Non-European teaching and research staff hosted by the University of Clermont Auvergne must sign a hosting agreement in order to obtain a scientific visa. 

This agreement must be signed by an official representative of the University. Please use the official document (Cerfa n°16079*03) obtainable from the EURAXESS Auvergne Services Centre.

EURAXESS Auvergne Services Centre

Direction des Relations Internationales et de la Francophonie
Maison Internationale Universitaire- 1er étage
9 rue Kessler
63000 Clermont-Ferrand
Tél. +33 (0)4 73 40 63 21


EURAXESS Auvergne Services Centre

The EURAXESS Auvergne Services Centre (CSEA) helps foreign researchers posted in Auvergne, as well as the departments hosting them, to carry out the necessary formalities in connection with their arrival and stay in France.

The CSEA is the regional branch of the EURAXESS network set up by the European Commission to promote researcher mobility within the European Research Area.

This service forms part of the Department of International Relations and Francophony of the University of Clermont Auvergne and serves as the primary point of contact for administrative formalities in connection with the hosting of foreign researchers.

Role of the CSEA

Provide information and tailored assistance to researchers and their families prior to their arrival in Auvergne, during their stay and after their departure; serve as central point of contact for researchers requiring practical information and support.

You will find practical information on the following website: