Eligibility for long-term accommodation

All eligible applicants should be of Irish nationality or resident in Ireland

  • Established professional artists of any discipline who are undertaking a specific piece of work.
  • Artists who are performing or exhibiting work in Paris or in France.
  • Artists/Arts Producers who are researching/establishing connections with French cultural institutions and/or artists.
  • Artists who have been invited by the Director to take up a residency in the Centre Culturel Irlandais.
  • Irish students who have enrolled in a recognised third-level educational institution, in Paris or its regions.
  • Students who are registered in full-time courses in a third-level educational institution in Ireland and who are staying in Paris to further their studies.
  • Student trainees with an offer of work experience in Paris or its region. Clear evidence that this work is related to their academic pursuits.
  • Secondary school teachers of French.
  • Professionals engaged in academic research.

Terms & Conditions

  1. All applications must contain a completed application form, a non-refundable administration fee of €45 and supporting documentation (including names of two referees).
  2. In the case of artists who wish to apply, a completed application form must specify artistic achievements to date: e.g. publications, articles, slides, reviews or any other material that might assist the sub-committee.
  3. Minimum age for residents is 18 years.
  4. Maximum stay is one calendar year.
  5. Minimum stay is 9 weeks.
  6. Room rates vary according to size and duration of stay.
  7. Deposit of 1 month's rent in advance, refundable within 6 weeks of departure.
  8. You are advised to apply at least 3 months in advance and by 31 May for the following academic year.
  9. Priority will be given to applicants for medium- to long-term stays (i.e. 3 - 12 months).
  10. The Centre Culturel Irlandais is closed between Christmas and the New Year.

Long-term Accommodation Application Form →