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The University of Toulouse


The Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées (UFTMP) is a structure that groups together 31 higher education and research institutions in the Academy of Toulouse: 4 universities, 1 national university institute, 18 engineering schools and specialised schools, 1 university hospital, 7 research organisations. 

The wide portfolio of courses on offer can be divided into four main areas: Arts, Humanities and LanguagesLaw, Economics and Management, Human and social sciences, Science, Technology, Health and Engineering sciences.


The Université of Toulouse gathers many Research and Higher Education Institutions.

It was created by bringing toghether the 6 founding organisations authorized to deliver a national PhD diploma.

The research organizations of the Université of Toulouse are gathered in 6 research coordination hubs that are both thematic and trans-institutional; they will work in synergy with the Interdisciplinary Institutes acting at the crossroads of existing disciplinary clusters.

  • Biology, Agronomy, Biotechnology, Health
  • Sciences of matter
  • Universe, Planets, Space, Environment
  • Law, Political Science, Economics, Management
  • Humanities, Social Sciences and Society
  • Mathematics, Sciences and Technology of Information and Engineering

University Ranking

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Student services

  • The Resource Centre on the Rights of Foreign Nationals at the Université de Toulouse was established in 2011 for the main purpose of centralising and disseminating information on the rights of foreign nationals (students and researchers). 
  • The Resource Centre also initiates information meetings and publishes newsletters for personnel in the member establishments of the Université de Toulouse and for international students and researchers.

Housing services

Some options

  • University Residence Halls
  • On-campus housing when offered
  • Private students residence
  • Private-sector rentals (direct from the owner to the renter or through a real-estate agencies)
  • Rooms in private houses (direct from the owner to the renter or through a real-estate agencies)
  • Short-stay accomodation (youth hostels, hotel residence...)
  • "Foyers" students residence
  • HLM subszidized low-cost social housing

Library services

The network counts 61 libraries distributed throughout the Midi-Pyrenées region. These libraries, part of 12 institutions members of the Université de Toulouse, provide access to their users thanks to a pass/card. The network libraries shares a common catalogue of all their collections.

Campus life

Situated between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, in the heart of Southern France and close to the Pyrenees mountain range, the Occitanie region has long been a major crossroads in Europe. Attracting 15 000 newcomers every year, Toulouse, the capital of the region which has been fast growing both demographically and economically, boasts a particularly rich vibrant cultural and artistic heritage.

Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France


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