About us

The Welcome Center for International Researchers is a dedicated service that supports international researchers on mobility in Bordeaux.

Welcome Center for International Researchers - Bordeaux Welcome Center for International Researchers - Bordeaux

The multilingual team of immigration officers at the Welcome Center for International Researchers (WCIR) support researchers with essential procedures upon their arrival and throughout their stay, such as assistance with the immigration process, carrying out administrative tasks and completing general paperwork that is required for daily life in France:

  • Conditions of arrival in France
  • Obtaining a resident card
  • Social security and health insurance
  • Tax returns
  • Schooling of children and banking assistance

EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion

The Welcome Center for International researchers is a member of the European EURAXESS network and the Euraxess France association. Guarantor of the quality of services provided, the Euraxess network includes over 200 service centers in 40 countries worldwide, all created to accompany and assist international researchers, from both within and outside the European Union.

Updated on 07/09/2021

Contact

Welcome Center for International Researchers
Monday to Friday from 9h30 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h00

166 Cours de l'Argonne
33000 Bordeaux

+33 (0)5 40 00 68 73
Contact by email

More information

Download the guide to find out more about the WCIR.