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History of Césal

The current residence Césal was created from the fusion of Résidence de l’École Supélec (Gif-sur-Yvette) and Maison des élèves de l’École Centrale (Châtenay-Malabry). This fusion follows the fusion of both schools Centrale and Supélec on thecampus of Gif-sur-Yvette, forming École CentraleSupélec.

  • 1969

    Inauguration of Maison des élèves de l’École Centrale, in Châtenay-Malabry (800 beds) right on the new École Centrale campus.

  • 1975

    Construction of the 1st residence of École Supélec, in Gif-sur-Yvette (394 beds).

  • 1978

    First extension of Maison des élèves de l’École Centrale

  • 1993

    Second extension of Maison des élèves de l’École Centrale, increasing its maximum capacity to 1258 beds

  • 1994

    Construction of the 2nd residence of École Supélec (546 beds)

  • 2003

    Construction of the 3rd residence of École Supélec (138 beds)

  • 2015

    École CentraleSupélec is officially created

  • 2017

    • Relocation of École Centrale and its Maison des élèves on the campus of Gif-sur-Yvette
    • Construction of the 4th residence of École CentraleSupélec (1082 beds)

Residence Césal

Césal (formerly CESAL) provides housing for students on CentraleSupélec campus (on plateau Saclay). Whether you study in a school or university in Gif-sur-Yvette or Orsay, the residence enables you to stay right next to your school.
Our social housing is made of 4 residences, offering multiple options:

We feature several services designed for student life thanks to our staff working everyday to make you comfortable in residence.

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Campus life

Living in residence Césal means you access to a bunch of services designed for student life. Want to chill out with classmates and play a game of pool ? Residence features several assets so you feel comfortable like being at home. The monthly rent you pay includes services: some made for making your life easier, some made to guarantee you good living conditions.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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  • "What if I need help ? In case of an emergency ?"


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91190 Gif-sur-Yvette

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