For the past 800 years, the University of Montpellier (UM) has strived to address scientific and societal challenges.With 16 schools and institutes, and 78 research structures, UM brings together a vast community of knowledge ranging from science, technology, medicine, pharmacy, physical and sports activities, to law, political science, economics and management.
The University of Montpellier provides multidisciplinary educational programs and courses, from medicine, biology, chemistry, agro-environment and engineering sciences to political science, business, law and economics.
UM works closely with the job market stakeholders, and provides guidance to students to help them build their customized university and professional project.
Studying at UM give you the opportunity to prepare for tomorrow’s careers in a world where fields of knowledge application are constantly evolving.
UM provides its researchers with the required technological platforms and facilities for cutting-edge research.
It works in partnership with the Montpellier University Hospital, which ranks 6th in France, and the Nîmes University Hospital, as well as with numerous research institutions represented in Montpellier including CNRS, INSERM, INRA, CIRAD, IRD, INRIA, IRSTEA, CEA, IFREMER, and BRGM.
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A community outreach network has been set up to make university life as easy as possible. Offices for information, integration and career guidance services, international relations, physical and sports activities as well as preventive medicine and health promotion allow for proximity within the university community.
The CROUS offers accommodation in university dormitories and residences. Dormitories monthly rent ranges from about €15 to €380 depending on the level of comfort. Students coming in the framework of an exchange programme get priority.
The library is open to students from the two universities of Montpellier in the fields of Science, Health, Law and Political Science, Economics and Management, Humanities, Languages, Social Sciences. Access is free and open to all on-site consultation. Registration allows the loan of documents and access to many services.
Located right at the heart of Montpellier, UM’s various sites advocate a university life that is fully integrated in the urban fabric. All sites are located near Tramway 1 line and 4 line and form a real campus network.
Ranking as the 3rd French city where it is pleasant to study, Montpellier enjoys exceptional advantages: 300 days of sun per year, easy access to the sea (15 minutes’ drive) and France’s largest pedestrian city center.
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My stay at the University of Montpellier in autumn 2018 was one of the best times I had in my life. The city is absolutely fantastic and provides with lots of bars, shops, restaraurants, historic buildings and places to relax. I'm very interested in culture and history, so I really enjoyed the many (historic) buildings in the city as well as the numerous places to go to in...