Study in the beautiful and scenic city of Montpellier

International Business School of Washington

About Montpellier

Montpellier is the 7th-largest city of France is a busting, vibrant and the fastest-growing city in the country over the past 25 years. The city is enriched with a wealth of medieval architecture, grand boulevards and elegant private mansions. The white sand beaches of France’s south coast are only minutes away, and the city is within easy reach of Marseille to the east, and the Spanish border to the west. The city experiences a Mediterranean climate, with mild, damp winters, and hot, dry summers.

It is a tourist center and the seat of the International Vine and Wine Fair. It is a home for industries of food processing, metallurgy, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and textile weaving. It is France’s fastest growing city and there are various ambitious projects and plans coming up. Montpellier represents the perfect blend between the old and the modern.

Montpellier is a real life-sized museum between the classic and the modern, culture is always everywhere, and most of all in the street. The city is full of museums, art exhibitions, musical concerts, and history. There is a lot to do and to discover in each of Montpellier’s different areas, that it is difficult for anyone to be bored. The city is one of Europe’s cultural capitals. There is a lot of culture in Montpellier, a lot of different museums, from the classical to the ultra-modern. The culture lovers can enjoy this lively and friendly city with family, friends or by their own. The result is always an unforgettable experience and a wish to come again.

Montpellier is one of the most beautiful cities of Southern France. Attractive medieval streets and majestic residences of the renaissance epoch, large historical district of the city and ancient religious structures and buildings are among the main landmarks and tourist attractions of the scenic city.

Montpellier has combined the facilities of a giant town to the Mediterranean lifestyle vast spaces and tree-lined walkways, medieval streets, mansions of the 17th and 18th centuries, fragrant markets without forgetting the multitude of lively cafes and terraces.

Experience of Studying in Montpellier 

Montpellier is an appealing destination for students worldwide because of its attractive tuition rates, quality of education and outstanding opportunities. It is a world-class economic power and is the home to leading international corporations like Airbus, Total, Orange, LVMH, L’Oréal, Danone.

According to the international ranking QS Best Student Cities, capital of  France, Paris is the fifth best city for students in the world in 2018 and Montpellier belong to the top 100.

Montpellier is a stylish student city. From its inception, education has played a significant role on Montpellier’s history, the University of Montpellier was founded in 1160, making it one of the oldest in the world. It is a home to several higher education institutes including three large universities, a third of Montpellier’s population is made up of students, making it a popular study destination and a center for events and festivals, including a summer music festival and international film festival. Studying abroad in Montpellier is a brilliant choice for students developing their careers. The city has a long history of political activism, open-mindedness, and educational advancements, the perfect combination for study abroad in France. The expenses, both for accommodation and for the daily cost of living is lower in Montpellier than in other cities in France.

A cultural hub, Montpellier hosts an annual classical music and jazz festival, Festival de Radio France et Montpellier, which is held in several charming and historical venues across the city. It is also known for its opera, with the main square in the city named after the Opera Comedie. The Musee Fabre, an art museum founded in the 19th century, is home to paintings and sculptures, and features work from notable artists across Europe, including Bernini, Poussin and Delacroix.

In terms of sport, Montpellier is home to a top football clubs and association football clubs and featured as a stop on the 2007 Tour de France route. Overall Montpellier provides a rich living experience with lots to offer on the platter.