Life in Toulouse
In the heart of technologies…
Toulouse is the second university in France, with more than 105 000 students, and is considered among the finest metropolitan areas in Southern Europe. It has an international reputation for excellence in Aeronautics, Space, Cancer-Health and the Agrofood sector.
Toulouse is also a scientific and technological center of excellence which attracts a large number of students and researchers.
While the aircraft industry is the main economic sector, the agro-industrial sectors is the first regional employer with more than 80 000 recruitments, including 25 600 in agribusiness. The INP-ENSAT is well integrated within this regional network and is beneficial to students for the apprenticeship and careers.
Get an overview of the region economic assets (in French)
Toulouse, a very pleasant city to live….
Located between the Pyrenees, the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, Toulouse is the capital city of the vast Midi-Pyrénées-Languedoc-Roussillon region and the 4th biggest city in France. The city offers a wide range of activities such as sports, arts, culture and is also appreciated for its bubbly night life.
The University of Toulouse gives you all the tips for a cultural lifestyle.
Toulouse was ranked 1st regarding the quality of student life in France in 2015 according to “L’étudiant” magazine.
The multiple packages offered to the students such as :
- Monthly tickets for public transports (Bus-metro-tram) for 10 Euros
- Rental bicycles for 25 Euros a year
- Train tickets and pass at reduced prices for students under 26
... and a great place to visit
The tourist office will inform you of all the sites you must visit in Toulouse city.
Toulouse’s new region is the 4th touristic region. You can do a lot of sightseeing in the picturesque villages (Albi, Auch, Castres, Carcassonne, Cahors, Foix etc.) amongst other activities.