The University of Montpellier is a public educational institute located in Montpellier, France. It was founded in 1289 and operates as an Établissement public à caractère scientifique, culturel et professionnel. The university is a subsidiary of Languedoc-Roussillon Universities, and its own subsidiaries include Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier and University of Montpellier 1.
As an educational institute, the University of Montpellier is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of France. It is affiliated with several international academic and research organizations, including the Association of Universities of the Francophonie, Coimbra Group, Roussillon Universités, and the European University Association.
The university is involved in various industries such as education, higher education, university, and physics. The institution is also known as "Université de Montpellier".