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Université de Montpellier – Inspired By Excellence & Innovation

“An internationally recognized research-intensive university, with a history that dates back several centuries, yet committed to the key challenges of its time.”

One of the most innovative higher education institutions in the world, the University of Montpellier (UM), is one of the leading universities in France (6th French university). It holds a very strong position in the main world rankings: the University of Montpellier is first in the world in Ecology in the Shanghai ranking 2018, first most innovative French university in Reuteur’s ranking, 5th in France in Leiden’s ranking for the quality of its scientific publications. Every year, hundreds of international students choose to come study here.
These increasingly outstanding results reflect the dynamism triggered by the I-SITE Montpellier University of Excellence since the certification was obtained in March 2017.

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With a multidisciplinary training offer, the University of Montpellier helps you develop your career plan and prepares you for the professions of the future.

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Internationally recognized for its expertise, the University of Montpellier has many partnerships and state-of-the-art equipment.

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Campus life

Sunny all year round and equipped with a local network, the campus offers optimal study and working conditions. You’ll enjoy a dynamic and independent student life.

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Today’s University News

International rankings

10 December 2018|

The University of Montpellier holds a leading position in the world’s top rankings thanks to the positive dynamics instilled by obtaining the I-SITE MUSE.

HR Excellence in Research

7 December 2018|

Université de Montpellier awarded with the “HR Excellence in Research” European label. In March 2017, UM has carried out a mid-term review report and update of its HR Strategy for Research (HRS4R) in line with

2nd French university to the last winners INPI

7 November 2018|

The University of Montpellier is the 2nd French university in the last list of patent applicants public / private published by the National Institute of Intellectual Property (INPI). It is ranked 35th with 38 deposits in 2017.