It was formed from the original University of Montpellier in 1970.
Research is at the heart of The University of Montpellier’s activity and is the key not only to creating new knowledge but also to identifying innovative issues that enable students to acquire concepts and skills for their future professional life. Montpellier is the 5th national concentration in terms of Research forces.
The CROUS offers accommodation in university dormitories and residences. The rent of the dormitories ranges from €154 to €380 depending on the level of comfort. Students coming in the framework of an exchange programme have priority.