21.000 students among which 2000 foreign students.
The University Montpellier III owes its name to the poet Paul Valery.
Literature, foreign languages including some rarely taught ones, art and social sciences form a harmonious body. More recently, some new exciting diplomas have been added: information and communication, management of social rehabilitation projects, organization of cultural events, cinema, etc. The multi-ethnicity is reflected in its myriad of languages. Its Institute renowned for its intensive one-term and summer French courses is a must for students who wish to improve their French.