The Medical University of Montpellier is the oldest medical school in France and one of the most prestigious.
It is one of the three universities formed in 1970 from the original University of Montpellier.
The benefits of the university are numerous. Leaned to a high quality research that recognized internationally, the university develops many systems, offer high calibre academic teaching and is also a leader in advance technology. Additionally the University is quite active in the economic sector with more than 110 pmi-pme created by its engineers and doctors.
The University plays the role of the "leader" particularly in terms of its relations with other universities in developing countries. The university currently has over 16,000 students and over 921 attached teacher researchers.