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The organisation Chercheurs Étrangers à Nantes (Foreign Researchers in Nantes)

With the EURAXESS Services Centre label given by the European Commission, the organisation Chercheurs Étrangers à Nantes provides free and personalised assistance to international researchers (PhD students, postdocs, professors, researchers) and their families settling in Nantes – Saint-Nazaire area and whose host institution is a member of the organisation.

To benefit from our services, register with ALFRED !

ALFRED is the date base from the EURAXESS France network for foreign researchers in France. Please register so that we get your information and help you to our best. The data is confidential and only accessible by your relevant EURAXESS Services Centre.

Intercultural programme

The Agenda Interculturel is a programme of events prepared by our organisation : cultural outings and social opportunities. Come and meet other foreign researchers living in Nantes !



Wednesday April 12th, from 6.30 to 8.30 pm, at the Maison des Chercheurs

Come and sample various local delicacies: salty, meaty, fishy, greeny, sweet, all tastes should be satisfied with our galette de sarrasin, andouille, rigolette, gâteau nantais, muscadet, salicorne, curé nantais cheese and so much more…

Quizz and raffle on the menu as well !

You’ll discover new food and meet new fellow researchers. Don’t miss out !

Free upon registration, attendance limited to 50 people

Friends and family welcome (in the limit of 3 people plus the researcher) !

Classical concert with the ONPL Choir at Cité des Congrès 

Tuesday March 21st, 2023 from 8:15 pm to 9:45pm

The National Orchestra of Pays de la Loire (ONPL) Choir and piano solist Christian Zacharias will play and sing for you 4 pieces by Brahms and Schumann in this “Sommet du Romantisme” performance.

6.50€ per person (concert with seats “catégorie avantage”) 

Registration online mandatory. Ticket sale opening on March 3rd at 6pm. Contact us for questions.

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Classical music night at Cité des Congrès 

Wednesday March 8th, 2023 from 7:45pm to 9:30pm

ONPL concert « La Fièvre Latine » : Alexis Cadras Quartet. 

6.50€ per person (concert with seats “catégorie avantage”) 

Contact us to register online.

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