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University of Montpellier

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)

About

History

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.

Education

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.

Research

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.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
151 50
2018
201
2017
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
301
2019
301 50
2018
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
498 -76
2019
422 -41
2018
381
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
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2019
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2018
210
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

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.

Housing services

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.

Library services

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. 

Student Life

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

  • Team Sports: Basket-ball, Soccer, Handball, Rugby, Volley-ball.
  • Other Sports: Badminton, Tennis, Table tennis, Fitness, Jogging, Bodybuilding, Yoga, Step, Aïkido, English boxing, French boxing, Judo, Karate, Tae kwon do, Contemporary Dance(limited places), Modern’ jazz, Rock, Salsa, Athletics, Climbing (limited places), Golf, Swimming, Mountain Bike.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Still looking forward

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

So far it has been new, and wonderful! I didn't expect it to be this way.

Time of my life at Montpellier in southern France
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

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...

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