Study

Academic Exchange & ECTs

International students can apply for a place in the first and/or second year of the Masters programme (M1 and/or M2).

More classes are being taught in English in 2016-2017!

Academic Calendar

The academic year is divided into 2 semesters: Autumn and Spring.

Courses open to exchange students

You will find below the course offers for students in international mobility, depending on the mobility period.

Full Year Mobility (PDF)

Automn Semester Mobility (PDF) Spring Semester Mobility (PDF)

Language of instruction

New! More courses taught in English in 2016-2017.

Courses are taught either in French or in English according to the selected courses.

Language Courses

French Language Courses

French language courses are free of charge and are organized as follows:

  • Intensive courses: 3hrs/day over 2 weeks before the beginning of each semester
  • Regular courses: 2hrs/week over the entire year

For more information see French Language Courses.

Other Language Courses

Students can also choose to attend English, Spanish or German courses: 1hr30 mins / week.

Summer Courses

We offer two summer programs in July and/or August for students who wish to improve their French language skills.

Agri-Culture Summer Course
Language & Culture Summer Course

Please note! Fees are due for Summer Courses.

ECTS credits system

Montpellier SupAgro uses the EU ECTS credits system.

1 Semester = 30 ECTS credits.

Exchange students can validate all or part of these credits. The credits will be recognized by their home university. The number of ECTS credits for each course is indicated on the Course Offers documents (see above) and on the application forms (see below).

Welcome Events and Extra-Curricular Activities

The Students’ Association works with the International Academic Exchange Department to provide services and welcome activities for incoming international students:

  • Pick-up service at the airport or train station
  • Mentoring
  • Informal arrival celebration
  • Other integration activities…

Students are also helped with administrative tasks involving visas, insurance, housing, opening a bank account...

Academic Exchange Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of sports activities offered by Montpellier SupAgro and in many extra-curricular activities organized by the Student’s Association (in French).

Further information, see: It’s not all about studying!

Accommodation and Meals

Once accepted, students receive an application form for the reservation of a room or a bedsit in one of Montpellier SupAgro's student residence halls, which are situated just across the road from La Gaillarde campus.

Students are free to choose another type of accommodation in town. Students can eat at the campus restaurant under the same conditions as the SupAgro students.

Further information, see: Lodging, Food, Transport, Visa & Miscellaneous.

Please discover Mon guide, mon ami fidèle, a guide written by and for students!

And also The Practical Guide for International Students in Languedoc Roussillon.

Application Requirements

Bilateral Exchange Programs

International students are admitted through bilateral or multilateral exchange programs such as Erasmus +, Brafagri, Arfagri, Mexfitec, EULALinks, and bilateral MOU.

Academic Level

Students should show official proof that they have completed 6 semesters before the beginning of their academic exchange.

Good academic results and the required prerequisites will be taken into account, especially for Autumn Semester Courses and long internships.

Language Level

Students must have a B1/B2 level in French and/or in English, depending on the selected courses. For more information, please contact us.

Application

Students must first be nominated by their university of origin and then submit their application documents:

Application documents – Training in Research Unit (Autumn) / Courses (Spring) (updated October, 2016)
Application documents – Courses (Autumn) / Long Internship (Autumn or Spring)

Deadline for application Autumn Semester

Latin America
European Union
North America
Asia

April 30th
Spring Semester

European Union
North America
Latin America
Asia

October 31st

Contacts at the International Relations Department

For the European Union, North America and Asia:
Ms. Maija Miikkola  - maija.miikkola@supagro.fr - Tel. +33 (0)4 99 61 23 27

For Latin America:
Ms. Claudia Medina - claudia.medina@supagro.fr - Tel. +33 (0)4 99 61 27 29

Last update : 17/03/2017