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.
FACULTY OF SCIENCES (FdS)
The Faculty of Sciences is a component of the University of Montpellier. It welcomes more than 8200 students each year.
It offers training in all fields related to basic and applied sciences: mathematics, computer science, mechanics, electronics, physics, chemistry, earth sciences, biology, ecology, … It relies on the skills of the research laboratories of the University of Montpellier and more particularly on those attached to the Faculty of Sciences, in liaison with other French and foreign universities, local authorities and major national research organizations.