« Le voyageur est celui qui se donne le temps de la rencontre et de l’échange »

Fréderic Lecloux, photographe


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 host both exchange and international students from our partner schools in selected host families.

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

Co-fondatrice Welcome2France

Bénédicte manages the homestay program. 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.

Marion Asperge

Responsable Welcome2France

Marion is in charge of welcome2France. She is a keen hiker, loves the mountains and is always ready to laugh. Attentive to everyone, she meets new families, welcomes students in our office, and assists them throughout the stay.