Montpellier is a French city in the department of Herault, in the region of Occitania, and is located in the south of France.
Montpellier is, by its population, the seventh city of France with 277,639 inhabitants. Its living environment, its cultural life and finally its Mediterranean climate largely explain people’s infatuation with this city.
Montpellier has two universities: the University of Montpellier and the University Paul-Valéry Montpellier. The reputation of the universities of Montpellier precedes itself, particularly in the field of medical and scientific research. Moreover, Montpellier’s Faculty of Medicine is the oldest operating medical school in the world. With 70,000 students, it is also the city with the most students per capita.