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.
UM is a research-intensive university that plays a leading role in the Occitanie region’s dynamism and is resolutely open towards the world. It receives international recognition in numerous scientific fields such as biology and health, agri-environment, chemistry, information and communication sciences and technologies, law and management. Today, with its partners, it leads an ambitious internationally oriented program to further promote Montpellier as a “University of Excellence” acting as a true European portal towards the southern countries.