Université de Montpellier
The University of Montpellier is the 6th largest university in France, with about 50,000 students including 7000 come from abroad to study in Montpellier. One of the most innovative higher education institutions in the world, UM ranks very high in many international rankings : second in the world in the 2019 Shanghai ranking for Ecology, second most innovative French university in 2019 Reuter’s ranking, 7th in France in 2019 Leiden’s ranking for the quality of its scientific publications, 6th French university in the 2019 “University Impact ranking” of Times Higher Education. These increasingly outstanding results reflect the dynamism triggered by the Montpellier University of Excellence I-SITE project since the prestigious certification was obtained in March 2017. Heir to the Faculty of Medicine of Montpellier (1220) and with an exceptional historical heritage, the University of Montpellier brings together a wide range of disciplines: science and technology, law, economics, environment, administration, management, medicine, pharmacy, physical and sports activities, biology, computer science, education sciences, political science… An intensive research university which includes 78 research structures distributed in 9 scientific departments.