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!
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.
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.
• 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.
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
- 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!
• 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.
Students should be nominated by their home university (name, surname, sex, birthday and email)
email@example.com for students coming from Latin America
firstname.lastname@example.org for students from other countries, including Europe
Nominated student(s) will receive a email with their login and password.
Each nominated student must complete his (her) application form ONLINE (see deadlines on the table below)
|Deadline for application||Autumn Semester||