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Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

The University of Toulouse gathers many research and Higher Education Institutions throughout the Midi-Pyrenées region. Over 100.000 students are enrolled in its 23 higher education member institutions and 7 research organizations.

PhD Programmes

About

History

The École des Docteurs has a unique dedicated International PhD Office, federated the 15 doctoral schools, providing information, advice and support for PhD candidates wishing to study abroad and international students wishing to enroll in a PhD programmes at the Université de Toulouse."L'École des Docteurs" representing a total of 9,100 research personnel, including 5,100 academic staff and 4,300 PhD students, with 900 PhDs awarded per year. It covers all scientific domains and it is located in the Occitanie region.

Education

The students are trained to take up the challenges of the future in many areas: economy, societal issues, energy, transport, information, nutrition... The fact that one graduate in two studying in Toulouse comes from other regions in France or from abroad clearly illustrates the scope of its influence.

Research

The scientific strategy of the University of Toulouse is based on a dual approach consisting in fostering emerging projects and steering strategic research initiatives. It is deployed in three phases:

  • identifying the major research strengths of the site
  • implementing Strategic Thematic Actions defined in line with the scientific and socio-économic challenges
  • structuring the site through Interdisciplinary Institutes to be set-up in 2017

 

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
175 -1
2019
174
2018
-
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.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
201
2018
201 100
2017
301
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
401 -100
2019
301 50
2018
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

Many services and facilities are designed to help the students get easier access to accommodation (regional guarantee system),  benefit from cultural events, improve their language skills.

Housing services

Some options:

  • On-campus housing when offered
  • Private students residence 
  • Private-sector rentals (direct from the owner to the renter or through a real-estate agencies)
  • Rooms in private houses (direct from the owner to the renter or through a real-estate agencies)
  • Short-stay accomodation (youth hostels, hotel residence...)
  • "Foyers" students residence
  • HLM subszidized low-cost social housing

Library services

Outstanding document resources are available to students and researchers in the Midi-Pyrénées region. The documentation departments of Toulouse HE institutions are part of a network counting over 50 libraries, which is a rather unique example in France. 

Student Life

Campus life

Situated between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, in the heart of Southern France and close to the Pyrenees mountain range, the Midi-Pyrenees region has long been a major crossroads in Europe. Attracting 15 000 newcomers every year, Toulouse, the capital of the region which has been fast growing both demographically and economically, boasts a particularly rich vibrant cultural and artistic heritage.

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