MAK’IT: News from the pilot group

MAK’IT has invited 5 senior international researchers from August for a 4-month pilot exercise before the official launch of the institute in March 2019 on the theme: "At what level should circularity of food systems be organized, local or global?". Among the 5 international researchers in the pilot group, three of them have recently been distinguished internationally. John Porter, Hal Koch Prize On 11 May 2018, 301 Danish researchers published a collective debate on the climate, in

2019-02-06T12:15:39+02:0018 December 2018|

Signature of a collaborative framework agreement between Montpellier University of Excellence and University of Pretoria, South Africa

A strategic partner of Montpellier University of Excellence, University of Pretoria (South Africa) signs a framework agreement with University of Montpellier. On Wednesday 12 December 2018, the University of Montpellier and the University of Pretoria, South Africa, signed a collaborative framework agreement between the two universities to strengthen and develop their existing partnership within the framework of the I-SITE MUSE (Montpellier University of Excellence).  Ranked first African university by UniRank, with nearly 40,000 students, the University of Pretoria is

2018-12-12T17:26:11+02:0012 December 2018|


From genome and epigenome to molecular medicine The Labex EpiGenMed has the pleasure to inform you of its eighth PhD campaign. The Laboratory of Excellence EpiGenMed is currently accepting applications for three-year PhD positions in the laboratories of Montpellier that are part of the Labex and in the following fields: Genome and Epigenome Cell Cycle, Cell Fate and Development Infection and Immunity Integrating Systems in Neuroscience Biophysics and Systems Biology Interested candidates should submit their application directly to the EpiGenMed website at

2018-11-29T16:15:18+02:0029 November 2018|

Preserving water, preserving life Focus on a project, focused on the South, which illustrates the importance of links between training, research and industrial partnership. Following the World Water Day (March 22, 2018), the I-SITE Montpellier University of Excellence (MUSE) presents a report on groundwater resources on the northern flank of the Bromo volcano in partnership with the Gadjah Mada University (Java, Indonesia) and in strong synergy with the industrial partner Danone Aqua. In total coherence with the ambition of MUSE, turned towards

2018-03-28T15:03:48+02:0028 March 2018|

Framework agreement with Wageningen University and Research

A strategic partner of Montpellier University of Excellence, Wageningen University and Research (Netherlands) signs a framework agreement with University of Montpellier. On Friday 9 March 2018, Louise O. FRESCO, President of Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and Philippe AUGÉ, President of University of Montpellier signed a framework agreement, in the presence of CIRAD Chief Executive Officer Michel EDDI, in order to consolidate and develop existing partnerships between WUR and I-SITE MUSE (Montpellier University of Excellence). Indeed, WUR is one

2018-03-26T21:44:00+02:009 March 2018|