Higher education in Clermont-Ferrand
So you'd like to study in Clermont-Ferrand? This friendly city in the heart of the Massif Central, offers a wide range of courses at the University and various private institutions. The capital of Auvergne has a lot to offer for students, not least its unique environment and affordable lifestyle. Here's an overview of the courses available near Nemea Appart'Etud's student residence in Clermont-Ferrand.
Studying in Clermont-Ferrand: university courses
With more than 35,000 students each year, the University of Clermont Auvergne (UCA) offers around 170 university courses, from 2-year postgraduate diploma's to doctorates in various fields. The training is divided between 6 institutes:
- Clermont Auvergne INP: Polytech Clermont, Sigma Clermont, ISIMA
- Institut Droit, Économie, Management: Law, Economy, IAE Clermont Auvergne - School of Management
- Institut Lettres, Langues, Sciences Humaines et Sociales: Humanities, Human Science and Culture, Culture and Communication, Psychology, Social Sciences and Education, Physical Science, INSPE Clermont Auvergne
- Institut des Sciences: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Engineering, École de l’OPGC
- Institut des Sciences de la Vie, Santé, Agronomie, Environnement: Medicine and Paramedical Science, Biology, Pharmacy, Dentistry
- Institut Universitaire de Technologie: Clermont site, Moulins site, Montluçon site, Vichy site, Aurillac site, Puy-en-Velay site
Courses are aimed at new, full-time students but can also be accessed as part of a sandwich course.
The city of Clermont-Ferrand is home to many private educational institutions specialising in different sectors, including:
- Business and management
Several types of institutions offer preparatory classes, depending on the course you want to study. The most common are the CPGE (classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles):
- Literary preparatory courses
- Scientific preparatory courses
- Economic and commercial preparatory courses
There are also preparatory courses to prepare you for various competitive examinations: medicine, arts, civil service, etc.
As you can see Clermont-Ferrand has a wide variety of courses to offer, so everyone can develop in line with their aspirations. Now you just have to find THE course for you!