Registration for an IDIL track takes place in 3 successive steps:


We recommend contacting the person in charge of the program that interests you in order to get information on expected level and type of education offered.

 Registration requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of IDIL discipline
  • B2 English level minimum
  • Resume and cover letter
  • 2 letters of recommendation from a researcher and/or professor
  • Student’s ranking in his/her promotion
  • Transcripts of grades (explanation of grading schemes)

Documents to provide to the University of Montpellier

– Civil liability insurance certificate (private or student life/extracurricular life). This insurance covers an individual’s obligation to repair any damage caused to a third person, by fault, imprudence, negligence or by the means of owned, rented or borrowed objects. This document can be obtained from a homeowner/renter insurance provider, your complementary health insurance provider or when opening a French bank account.

– Certificate of payment of the contribution to student life on campus (CVEC).

– Documents specifically requested per school of registration: Application Admission Registration – University of Montpellier  (

To obtain the CVEC certificate

The CVEC (contribution de la vie étudiante de campus), or student life and campus contribution, helps to promote the welcoming of students on campus and the social, health, cultural and sports support they receive as well as the preventive and health education actions that are carried out for them. Depending on their personal situation, students will either pay a lump sum of €92 or will be exempt.

In either case, a certificate will be issued to students so they may complete their registration process to be completed on-line: Accueil – CVEC, student life and campus contribution (

Before starting your on-line registration, make sure to have your INE number (Identification Nationale Etudiant or National Student Identification) number which is indicated on the student card or high school graduation transcripts (baccalauréat transcript), or on the printed proof of registration to the baccalauréat).

If you do not have an INE number, you may provide : proof of registration in a French higher education institution for the current or future academic year, or a certificate of internship in France (for instance, a short-term housing offer at a university residence sent by the CROUS via email is valid proof).

Procedure CVEC

Submission of applications

International students EU

You have to follow the same registration’s procedure as the frenchs students

Go to the website, IDIL graduate program is also compatible with the ERASMUS + program

Help for registration

Students from the following countries must follow the procedure “Studies in France” of CAMPUS FRANCE:

Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam.

French students

You must follow the procedure

Help for registration

Documents to provide to the IDIL pedagogical team

  • French Adress, mail and mobile phone number
  • Bank details
  • passport or identity card
  • Visa or resident’s permit validation for non EU student
  • Civil liability insurance certificate
  • Complete Social security and complementary health insurance registration
  • Photocopy of your school certificate or your student card

Form to fill out

  • Informations form

Available IDIL Scholarships

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (who have not studied in a French higher education institution in the last two years)

IDIL subsidizes your travel costs to come study in Montpellier (600 euros).

IDIL supports international students with 4 months of scholarship (600 euros per month) per year: that is one 4-month scholarship in M1 and a second 4-month scholarship in M2.

During the first year, IDIL provides students with an opportunity to discover the French culture (language classes, cultural visits and sightseeing…)


M1 and M2 internships are fully subsidized by IDIL or the host laboratory.