Why choose AMU

For its international outlook and the quality of its welcome

Since its creation, Aix-Marseille University (AMU) has been open to the international scene. Today, it is the largest French-speaking university in the world and has 80,000 students, including 10,000 international students.
In 2019, it was awarded the "Bienvenue en France" label, which attests to the quality of its welcome and makes it one of the top 25 institutions in France to receive this label.

AMU ouvert sur le monde

For its disciplinary variety

Aix-Marseille University offers a wide range of fundamental, professional and research programs(Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Professional degrees, engineering degrees, State health degrees, DUTs) and provides a wide range of high-quality teaching in six major disciplines:

Arts, Letters, Languages and Humanities | Law and Political Science | Economics and Management | Health | Science and Technology | multidisciplinary

AMU is also part of CIVIS, the European university which brings together a network of 9 universities in a collaborative space for teaching, research, innovation and the opening of higher education to society.

For the strength of its research

Aix-Marseille University is a research-intensive university of international standing. 130 research structures linked to major national organizations, 12 doctoral schools, hospital centers and 15 interdisciplinary institutes are the gateways between research and training. AMU places particular emphasis on five major fields: energy; environmental and universal sciences; life and health sciences; advanced sciences and technologies; and human and social sciences .
The dynamism of its research enables it to have more than 3,400 doctoral students, 39.5% of whom are international and come from over 100 countries.

For its commitment to sustainable development

Aware of environmental issues, AMU has made a political commitment to develop a Sustainable Development strategy. Approximately 1/3 of its research structures work in an interdisciplinary manner on this theme in order to provide concrete answers. Students at AMU also play a major role in the construction and implementation of this policy. Each year, AMU promotes cross-disciplinary and multidisciplinary educational projects that integrate notions of sustainable development and social responsibility by AMU students through the SD in TRANS'. Students' commitment is also recognized through a bonus applied to their final average. For more information, visit the Sustainable Development Department's page on the subject.

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For its dynamic student life

Thanks to the diversity of services offered by the university, students can take full advantage of their university stay at AMU. The university offers a range of cultural activities open to all(Printemps des associations, Festiv'AMU, the student ball, the OSAMU symphony orchestra, the Jazz band, etc.) and promotes access to culture for all by allowing its students to obtain additional discounts within the region's cultural structures.
Each AMU student can also lead a well-developed sports life thanks to the offer of more than 80 physical activities to which they have free access.
Finally, they can also take part in student association life thanks to the more than 160 student associations present on the university's various campuses.

For its campus strategy and geographic location

Aix-Marseille University has a very varied and extensive built heritage. Located in four departments of the southern region, the university has made an effort to modernize its large campuses and bring them up to international standards. The university's property strategy is constantly evolving and is motivated by the energy challenge to which AMU wishes to respond.
Aix-Marseille University has 5 large campuses and 58 sites spread over 9 cities in the region.

Aix-Marseille University enjoys a unique geographical location in the heart of Provence. Between the sea and the mountains, students can move between the university's various campuses, located mainly in Marseille and Aix-en-Provence. Aix-Marseille University is strategically located on the Mediterranean Sea,

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