Exchange related information

Academic exchange

Related information before coming

Update : 09/22/2023

Before coming at L'Institut Agro Montpellier, you need to prepare your visit. Below you will find some information that may help you. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.

Prepare your arrival

For non-European Students, Visa VLSTS-Visa D allow student to benefit from French health insurance and housing allowance. 

Buddy system and Administrative tasks

The Students’ Association supports incoming exchange students coming to L'Institut Agro Montpellier. It provides services and welcome activities for incoming students: Pick-up service at the airport or train station, Informal arrival celebration and other integration activities…

Each international student is matched with a local student (buddy) by a mentoring program managed by the association. International students can interact with their buddy to prepare their arrival. On arrival, they receive help from their buddy and from the Mobility Team with administrative procedures such as visas, insurance, housing, bank account...

Living cost, accommodation and meals

Once accepted, students can book a room or a bedsit in one of L'Institut Agro Montpellier's student residence halls. A home insurance for your accommodation is compulsory. It can be taken when opening a bank account. It will include a liability insurance which is needed for field trip and internship.

Students can eat at the campus restaurant under the same conditions as the L'Institut Agro Montpellier students.

Extra-curricular activities

Exchange students have the opportunity to participate to a wide range of sports and extra-curricular activities offered by L'Institut Agro Montpellier and/or organized by the Student’s Association.


L'Institut Agro Montpellier
2 place Pierre Viala
34060 Montpellier - France
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