Impact of the crisis and support plan

Students situation in general

According to the 2020 data, 63% of the bachelor and master students surveyed work in conjunction with their studies (42% in regular jobs; 21% in episodic jobs) and 29% of students have to work to make ends meet.

Aid COVID 1st wave

Within the framework of the first COVID-19 emergency aid scheme (March to August 2020), 1,875 emergency financial aid grants were awarded, for 1,006 student beneficiaries.

Types of aid granted


Amount allocated/promised

Job loss


Rent allowance


Food allowance


Extension of the scholarship


Computer equipment


Medical expenses


Overall total


Financial aid Rentrée 2020

At the start of 2020/2021 academic year, 1,100 aid requests were submitted (between 1 August and 30 September, the deadline for grant applications), while in 2019, 810 applications were submitted for the entire autumn semester. This means that there has been an increase of 35% in applications to date. This increase reflects the impact of the first wave.