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Dining

University dining

The Versailles CROUS (regional student services organization) offers two dining options:

  1. Canteens (restaurants universitaires or RU) The canteens are open from 11.30am to 1.30pm. You pay for your meal with a "ticket restaurant", sold in packs of 10 (2005/2006 price = €27). Canteens are located in the Faculty of Science (Versailles), Faculty of Social Sciences (Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines), and the Vélizy Institute of Technology.

  2. Cafeterias Open from 8am to 3.30pm at the Faculty of Science, and from 9am to 4pm at the faculties of Social Science and of Law and Political Science.

  3. There are also:
  • cafés in the Rambouillet and Mantes-en-Yvelines IUTs
  • canteens in the university hospitals

For more information on CROUS services: www.crous-versailles.fr (in french).

Food

Allow between €150 and €250 for your monthly food budget. The price of a meal ticket is €3 in university canteens.

  • Price of a baguette (French bread stick): €0.90
  • A croissant: €1?
  • A liter of milk: €0.90?
  • A bottle of soda: €1.50?
  • A packet of coffee: €3
  • 1kg of rice: €1.30?
  • 500g of pasta: €1
  • 1?2 eggs: €1.50
  • 250g of butter: €1.70
  • 4 yoghurts: €1.70?
  • A soft drink: €3.90?
  • A packet of biscuits: €1.50
  • 1kg of oranges: €2.50
  • 1kg of apples: €2.60
  • A sandwich : €3
  • A fast-food menu: €6.50
  • A meal in a restaurant: between €15 and €25
  • A coffee: around €1.20