Our Artistic and Cultural Centre (CIAM) organizes around 120 free artistic and cultural events every year in association with artists and art professionals. It also offers several art workshops for students as well as classes in Poetry, Writing, Orality and Performances, Criticism, and more. The Centre is located in La Fabrique, a 3,000 m2 building inaugurated in 2009, and the largest university centre dedicated entirely to Art and Culture in Europe.
Our Sports Department (SUAPS) offers courses in 40 different sports at all levels. These sports can be practiced for leisure or can be fully integrated into the students’ curriculum, thus adding valuable sports skills to their degree.
The University also hosts over 45 non-profit student associations committed to a broad variety of interests and activities. Among these associations are over 10 student-run centres, 9 theatre associations that put on plays in various languages, and one association entirely dedicated to foreign students (Erasmus International Mirail Association).
Students at UTM benefit from an exceptional success rate, close to 100% at all levels. In 2011, the University success rate ranged from 89% for Bachelor’s level students to 99% for professional Master’s level students.
Our main campus combines quality educational tools with the latest technology:
Every student and faculty member on campus has access to a Personal Online Working Space (ENT) that provides them with advanced digital resources and administrative services.
The Central University Library (BUC) offers students and researchers over 400,000 documents, complemented by 17 additional specialized department libraries and resource centres on campus.
The University Bookshop (Librairie Etudes) has around 15,000 new or second-hand books for students, faculty and staff.
The University Career and Information Centre (DOSI) provides career counselling for students. Counsellors help students find information on courses, chose the best major, find internships and develop a career plan based on their interests and abilities. The Centre also helps students develop their alumni, inter-university or professional networks. The DOSI holds CV-writing workshops and various conferences on career and employment year-round.
The University Centre for Preventive Medicine and Health (SIMPPS) provides students with qualified medical and social assistance. Doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other medical specialists look after the health and the well-being of UTM students, thus giving them the best chance of success in their studies.
UTM has one of the most advanced Correspondence Courses Service (SED) in France, offering more than 500 courses to 3,300 students in 2012.
The Mirail University Press (PUM) is the fifth-largest university press in France and publishes research in Literature, Languages and the Humanities.
The University Restaurant (RU) offers a wide selection of meals for students for a very reasonable price, serving around 2,700 meals a day.
Our University is organized into 3 Graduate Schools
UTM is a partner in 4 other associated Graduate Schools
In addition to these 7 doctorate schools, UTM has over 20 research laboratories specialized in various fields of study.
Toulouse, the capital city of the Midi-Pyrenees region, is renowned for its student life and its bon vivre atmosphere.
It has been ranked the best city in France for student life.
The Toulouse Airport puts the city within easy reach of the rest of Europe and contributes to its international and multicultural identity.
Toulouse also has an exceptional location, just a couple of hundred kilometres from the Pyrenees mountain range, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Atlantic Ocean.