Are you planning to move to France to continue your studies and learn a new language? Its rich culture, the quality of life and the level of excellence of its education means France is an ideal choice.
Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Nice and many other cities are popular with international students. Whether you’re planning a short or long stay, HBSC France is by your side.
From the moment you decide to go abroad, your international bank can help you organise your project. And when you arrive, a range of banking services awaits to make your first day at school a success.
What are your advantages as an international student?
Your bank account, ready to welcome you
To rent an apartment or sign a utility contract you will need a bank account. By opening your account online and remotely(1) ,you will have access to all your banking services and payment methods upon arrival. Making the whole process a little easier.
Online services in French and English
Your personal online banking and the HSBC France app are available both in English and French. It makes it easy to manage your accounts and benefit from all your everyday banking services.
We’ll help you learn the language
Online language courses with Babbel(2) : 20% off your first subscription. This offer is valid for a 3, 6- or 12-month subscription.
Help with finding a property to rent
Are you looking for a property to rent? Make it easier with our partner UNKLE, who will act as your guarantor. Benefit from a 1-month discount on your rental guarantee fees(3).
International students at HSBC France(4) partner schools
If you’re studying at one of our partner schools, use the code HSBCETUDIANT when you open your account to benefit from:
New to HSBC?
If you are coming to France and want to open an account with an international bank, take a few minutes to fill out the following form.
Speak to an adviser
Do you need advice or help for your arrival in France? Talk to a branch adviser to discover our international services.