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About us

Our values

Open-mindedness, generosity and respect for other cultures. We love cultural exchanges and want to provide a warm and homely environment to students. They will return to their home country enriched with a memorable experience and be ambassadors of our city and culture.    

What we do

welcome2France is a non-profit organization which purpose is to develop inter-cultural housing in Reims. We find homestay families for foreign students from our partner schools (to date : SciencesPo campus de Reims) SciencesPo students on exchange or undergraduate programmes can equally apply for homestay. welcome2France stands near you. You will sign a housing agreement with your host family. The association is in charge of the paperwork and will assist you during your stay.

Who’s in charge ?

Anne-Sophie Renard


Anne-Sophie is the founding president of the non-profit organization. She has been living in Reims for 20 years. She loves travelling, new projects and connecting people. Thanks to welcome2France, she meets great host families and terrific students from all over the world.

Bénédicte Echivard

Responsable Welcome2France

Bénédicte manages the homestay programme. She has 4 children, teaches English, drinks tea all day and will always have a smile for you. She answers your emails and supervises the applications. She is on your side during your homestay, do not hesitate to contact her.


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