Paul Comparat Residence

Managed by the School, this residence contains 403 rooms of size 13m².


  • Each room is furnished with a bed, desk, table, bedside table, cupboard and shelf, as well as a small bathroom containing toilet, shower and sink.

  • All bed linen is supplied (quilt, pillow, sheets) and is changed every four weeks.

  • Each student is responsible for cleaning their own room (some cleaning products are supplied).  A cleaning company is hired to maintain communal spaces within the residence.


  • Each floor contains a common room (with the exception of the ground floor), two refrigerators, a microwave oven and four electric hotplates*. Crockery is not supplied.

  • 2 buildings are equipped with a laundry room containing washing machines and dryers, which operate with the use of a credit card.

  • Secure cages for use of bikes.


Logo recyclage

To meet the environment-friendly policy of the Ecole Centrale de Lyon, rooms are equipped with selective recycling bins, to be emptied when they are full in recycling containers available in bin storage areas on each floor. Additional recycling containers are available in a bin storage area located at the bottom of each building.

For bulky cartons, specific containers are available in a bin storage area at the bottom of each building.

Cost (2020-21)

Students30 €121 €345 €
Non students35 €161 €x

The School also requires a bond totalling 500 €, which is paid at the beginning of the school year in September.

It is possible to benefit from financial aid from the Caisse d'Allocations Familiales (CAF).