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Life at the FBL and the CIUP

Every floor has:

-          A community kitchen, equipped with cooking plates, oven, sink, table, chairs, toaster (fridges with individual compartments). Kitchen utensils (pots, plates, glasses, etc.) are not provided.


Note: special containers for glass, paper and household waste are at your disposal near the kitchens.


All the rooms are equipped in Wi-Fi


Also at your disposal:


-          Laundry room (3 washing machines, 3 dryers), 1 ironing board

-          Ping pong room

-          Table football and billiard room

-          Music room

-          Photo workshop

-          Art workshop

-          Fitness room

-          Cinema room

-          Bike storage: limited space available.  A written request must be submitted before arrival. For information about the Vélib’ bike rental system in Paris with free use for the first 30 minutes visit (official site)


Ground floor:

-          Administration

-          Reception

-          Reading room (newspapers, magazines, etc.)

-          Library

-          Ball room


First floor:

-          Infirmary


Second floor:

-          IT room for residents


Fourth floor:

-          Art room


Fifth floor:

-          Large living room


It is possible to have meals and breakfast at the Colegio de España close to the Biermans-Lapôtre Foundation (official site:, at the Maison Heinrich Heine: and at the CIUP:




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