Coût de la vie

Living costs

Prepare your budget

Update : 05/03/2019

You should plan your budget for your stay in France. Here are some guidelines to help you assess how much you are likely to spend upon arrival and on a daily basis.

During your stay in Montpellier, you will need to spend from €700 to €1,000 per month on personal and daily living expenses, in addition to your training programme fees.


• Montpellier SupAgro residence hall

€300 to €518per month, all utilities charges included, depending of the accomodation size (12 to 30m²)
Add, only for the 1st month, the security deposit beteewn €229€ and €459 depending of the accomodation size

• Average rent of a studio (20 m²)

€350 per month (plus utilities and deposit...)


Personal expenses

Food, clothing, transport, housing insurance...

€400 to €600 per month


Social security

Social security becomes free for everyone and without age limit.

Every student must pay the €91 Student Life Contribution and Campus (CVEC) before registering in Montpellier SupAgro. You will be helped when the administration informations in case there is a problem.


Private health insurance

Affiliation is not mandatory.

Rates depending on age, between €120 and €700 per year
possibility to take only a few months


Resident permit

€80 per year for student
€269 per year for PhD student


Study costs

Books, copies…

From €50 to €150 per year




Housing - Food

Finding accommodation is critical for your studies.

Do not hesitate to inquire as early as possible to find the accommodation that suits you best!

Administrative procedures

When you arrive at Montpellier SupAgro, you will be given assistance with the administrative procedures required to start your training programme.

A team is at your disposal to give you advice about opening a bank account, taking out an insurance policy adapted to your situation, and the steps to follow to obtain a residence permit.

The information provided will allow you to calmly begin your training programme and meet announced deadlines.


Related websites

L'institut Agro | Montpellier SupAgro
2 place Pierre Viala
34060 Montpellier - France
Tél. : +33 (0)4 99 61 22 00 Tél. : +33 (0)4 99 61 22 00
Fax : +33 (0)4 99 61 29 00

Under the aegis of :

Bloc Marianne - République Française

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