Living in Montpellier

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The COMUE (Communauté d’Universités et d’Etablissements) Languedoc Roussillon, partner of the University of Montpellier, welcomes, informs and guides international students on administrative issues on arrival, housing as well as internet access, information on life in Montpellier…


The Welcome desk (« Point Accueil ») for international students is held by multilingual students. It is open:

  • from September to November: Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4pm
  • in December: Monday to Friday, from 1pm to 4pm
  • from January to May 2019: Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 1pm to 4pm
  • in June 2019: Monday to Friday from 1pm to 4pm
  • in July 2019: Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm


Thanks to an agreement with the Herault Prefecture, VISA demands for non-European citizens are centralised there.



Enrol on the International Mentoring Programme and make your integration easier !


A local student will answer your questions, welcome you at your arrival, guide you around the city and the campus, and help you with paperwork and everyday matters.


Enrol here from the 13th May 2019 onwards and at least one month before your arrival to have a mentor for September and October 2019.


The CROUS is responsible for all university restaurants and cafeterias, offering meals for 3.30 euros, when you pay with your student card.


The TAM  (Transports of the Agglomeration of Montpellier) is responsible for the tramway, bus and “vélomagg” (bicycles for rent) network.

On their website, you can find interactive maps, as well as information on prices, schedules, route planning, etc.