Urban Index

We provide an expert and tailored settlement experience in France, from paperwork to French savoir-faire!

Say au revoir to settling-in stress - your journey with us begins now.

Why Urban Index?

Our project is to design a unique platform that helps anyone settle in a new country.

Urban Index is dedicated to travelers, students and professionals coming to a new country without knowing the details of how to settle.

We know it can be difficult, we have done it ourselves multiple times. Dealing with admin in a foreign language, finding housing, a job, avoiding scams, there was no universal guide that provides this information, until now.

This is the first version of our website, giving you the most important information to get in touch with us, especially if you’re a company looking for help to have your employees settle in France.

Soon, a new version will be released with dedicated articles, gamified and personalized paths and lots of new features.

Our Services for You

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At Urban Index we have a team of experts able to help you with your questions regarding :

  • Relocation in France (visa, moving...)
  • Settling in France (finding a house, a job, setting up your administrative profile...)
  • Living in France (culture, education, work...)

Whether you are a foreign student, an expat beginning a new job in France or looking for new opportunities in France, our team of experts is there to help you tackle the challenges of coming to France and make easy what seemed impossible.

You can book a call for 30 or 60 minutes with one of our expert, just click on the button below.

Our Services for Companies

Get an edge to attract the best candidates with Urban Index

Recruiting skilled and motivated professionals is getting more and more difficult. Companies compete to offer the best working conditions and packages to fulfill their candidates' wishes.

Urban Index provides a solution to attract and retain the best professionals in your company.

What do we offer?

Lunch & Learn

An onboarding session to introduce your employees to France and give them the necessary tips to navigate the country.

Over the course of 1 hour, we cover topics as diverse as housing (how to rent and to avoid scams...), health (getting a carte vitale, parcours de soin...) or taxes.

  • The presentation is followed by a Q&A
  • Topics can be tailored to your needs
  • Presentation can be on site or remote

Workshops

We host workshops for your employees. One topic will be covered during the session and employees will be able to ask all of their questions

The workshop lasts up to 2 hours and topics can range from taxes (how to get a fiscal number) to admin (requesting a Social Security Number) or another subject that is relevant to your employees.

  • Topics can be tailored to your needs?
  • Workshops can be on site or remote

Social Groups

A group chat will be set up for your company. On this group, employees can get in touch with us and ask their questions. We’ll answer them and refer them to our relevant resources.

Your employees will also access our general group and be able to get in touch with a community of expats willing to share their experiences and tips about settling and living in France.

  • Can be set up on WhatsApp, Teams or Slack

Individual Support

We help your employees getting through all processes and formalities with one to one sessions, help with translation, how to to navigate to the right bureau...

We provide support for finding a home, getting sorted with bureaucracy (Carte vitale, fiscal number, filling taxes).

With this service, we accompany your employees according to their needs while keeping them actor of their own settlement.

Our Kits

Starter

650€/mo
for 12 months

  • 4 Lunch & Learn Presentations (1 per quarter)
  • 1 workshop
  • Access to social groups
  • Individual Support (750€/employee/mo supplement)

Premium

1950€/mo
for 12 months

  • 12 Lunch & Learn Presentations (1 month)
  • 4 workshops
  • Access to social groups
  • Individual Support (750€/employee/mo supplement)

You can add extra presentations or workshops in your kit for the following price

  • 1500€ / presentation
  • 2300€ / workshop

Let’s get in touch and assess with you what kit best suits your needs

hello@urbanindex.fyi Access the contact form

The Team

Juliette

Juliette was born in Berlin and grew up as a third culture kid all over before moving to the UK for her studies, and then France in 2015.

Both times, settling in England and again in France, sparked the idea for this website. Not having a complete resource with instructions and answers.

From dangerous landlords to fake working contracts, getting utterly lost in administration or landing dead-end internships, Juliette has experienced it and is now dedicated to help others like her avoid the same traps.


Amaury

Amaury is the French component of the team, he was born in Paris and has lived there for 15 years. He has worked in France (Paris and Toulouse), the UK and in Qatar.

During his experiences abroad, he was confronted with the classic issues of an expat like opening a bank account, making sure you have health insurance...


Sam

Sam is originally from the UK and has lived in the Netherlands, Germany and France. In Paris since 2018, he has worked as an Au Pair, Recruiter and now as a Web Developer.

When he's not in front of a computer screen you can find him on a bicycle in the streets of Paris.

Having moved many times and dealt with the post-Brexit visa process, he loved the idea of providing a thorough resource to help people navigate the challenges of discovering a new country!

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