Welcome in the Host scientists & professor' guide

Preparing your stay
Settling in Montpellier
How do things work in France?
Montpellier and the region

Version Française 


Welcome to the EURAXESS Services Centre of Montpellier Languedoc Roussillon !

The office for Guest Scientists is located at Agropolis International ; it provides information, special benefits and services in collaboration with the Kastler Foundation (FnAK).

Welcoming Guest Scientists


EURAXESS Services Centre/Agropolis International- Claudine Soudais : soudais@agropolis.fr

Contact this office located at Agropolis International to :

Find answers to your questions

Benefit from the assistance related to the residence permit (forms, application, follow up)

Information on different types of insurances:
See "getting settled"
web sitewww.agropolis.fr/english/guide/settling.html#top

Insurance desk :
- Desk open twice a month (Monday 2 to 4 p.m) at Agropolis International premises;
email: soudais@agropolis.fr
web sitewww.agropolis.org/pdf/guichet-assurance.pdf

Address of desk :
Agropolis International, Avenue Agropolis, Montpellier - Bus: La Navette Agropolis, via Vert Bois/Zoo, get off at: Agropolis stop.

Insurance partner : Cabinet AIP
email: infos@aipfrance.fr
tel : 33(0)4 67 22 16 30 - fax : 33(0)4 67 82 28 31

Enrol for the French courses organised by Agropolis.
Information : http://www.agropolis.org/practical/newfle2.php

Pre-enrol your children at schools.

Find out about activities for guest scientists: welcome package, cultural activities, etc.


Partnership with Kastler Foundation (FnAK)


Contact FnAK directly to:

Obtain a 'guest scientist' card
  On line form: http://www.fnak.fr/index.php?setLang=E

Open a bank account from your country in a bank in Montpellier, receive a RIB (bank account number identification sheet, IBAN and BIC) rapidly 
Information : http://www.fnak.fr/dn_open_bank_account_france/?setLang=E
Form to be printed
information on international bank transfer http://www.fnak.fr/images_messages/image1/301.pdf

  Take out an insurance (Kastler Foundation partnership)
web site http://www.fnak.fr/dn_Insurance2/
web site http://www.fnak.fr/dn_Axaassurancepolicy2/?setLang=E Subscription form:
web site http://www.fnak.fr/images_rubriques/images2/206.pdf



The EURAXESS network


EURAXESS - Researchers in motion
Jobs vacancies and Services for researchers

The French network of Euraxess Service centres



To be noted by foreign students.

Reception of foreign students at the 'Accueil des étudiants internationaux' of the PRES-UMSF (University of Montpellier South of France).
Students of all nationalities are received by a multilingual staff that help them to complete administrative formalities (residence permit), to apply for flat allowances (CAF) and find accommodation.
This reception point has substantial documentation and Internet access.

Contacts :
Catherine Vaur : responsable.accueilinternational@pres-univ-montp.fr
Axel Paul : coordination.accueilinternational@pres-univ-montp.fr

Opening hours:
September to November : 10 a.m. to 5. p.m. December to May : 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The rest of the year : by appointment

Tel. +33 (0)4 67 41 67 87/Tel : +33(0)4 67 41 93 33 -
Fax : +33 (0)4 67 41 93 34

Address : Point Accueil Etudiants Internationaux -
PRES-UMSF - 163 rue Auguste Broussonnet (Institut de Botanique), F-34090 Montpellier

Tramway station : station place Albert 1er (ligne 1)

http://www.pres-univ-montp.fr/002/centredemobilite.php (accueil international)


  Reception of foreign students 
CNOUS : http://www.cnous.fr/_cnous_69.htm

CROUS in Montpellier : 
Reception of international students
2, rue Monteil - 34033 Montpellier Cedex 1
Tamway : Boutonnet
Email : international@crous-montpellier.fr

  CAMPUS FRANCE access to French higher education


EURAXESS Services Centre of Montpellier Languedoc Roussillon/Agropolis International - Guest Scientists Office - Montpellier - France

Avenue Agropolis
F-34394 Montpellier Cedex 5 
Tel.: +33 (0)4 67 04 75 63
Fax : +33 (0)4 67 04 75 99

Claudine Soudais: soudais@agropolis.fr

Update on 01/2011
Questions about the guide: 
Claudine Soudais