A - Computer and internet
Being enrolled at UNÎMES means access to computers. Every student with a valid student card receives a login name, password and email address.
Computer rooms are located in Vauban as well as in Les Carmes.
WiFi access is also available.
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 8 am – 6 pm
B - Disabled students
Disabled students are welcome. Two people will be assigned to help them.
Please advise us if you suffer dyslexia, visual impairment, hearing impairment, multiple disabilities, or if you use a wheelchair.
Time for examinations may be longer for disabled students: ask Doctor Haro for a "tiers temps".
At the University, all floor levels, including the library, can be reached by lift.
At "Cité Universitaire (rue Matisse)", 4 rooms are specially equipped for special needs.
C - Health care
Should you need to see a physician during your courses, Doctor Haro will help you.
Room D105 Vauban 1st level (lift available).
Tel. : +334 66 36 45 30
Opening hours 9-12 am / 1-4 pm
Being enrolled at UNÎMES means you have a (compulsory) health insurance. You can make an appointment with a physician but please note that each visit to the doctor must be paid. Your health assurance allows you to recuperate the costs, though some of the medical costs may be charged to the patient personally.
D - Language courses
Courses are taught in French. An intensive course of French as a foreign language runs each year before beginning courses (end of August - mid September).
Except for Erasmus and Crepuq students, a proof of French proficiency is required TCF ( test de connaissance du français)
Applying for L1, L2: level B1 for each item tested;
Applying for L3, M: level B2 for each item.
or DALF: diplôme approfondi de langue française)
E - Libraries
Located in Vauban’s main yard, the library houses 48.000 books and 900 videos which are accessed via your student card.
Opening hours: from Monday to Friday, 8.30 am-7.00 pm
Ten minute walk from Unîmes : 220,000 documents
Tuesday, Thursday:10.30 am- 7pm – Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10.30am – 6 pm
F - Student registration
The student registration is situated in Vauban’s yard (room D 017).
Registration hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Th, Fri am: 8.30-12.30 / pm: 1.30-5.30.
Time: from June 29th to July 20th and August 28th to Septembre 15th.
Please take copies of your documents before you go to the registration office.
The following documents are required:
- The "Notification d’admission", signed by the head of Nimes’ University
- Copy of certificate of registration at home university or copy of your student card.
- Your passport and a copy of it (or identity card).
- Acertificate and a copy of a certificate of health insurance (European health insurance card for EU students or SE 401-Q-104 form students coming withinthe Crepuq exchange programme)
- Your home diplomas and a copy of them
- 2 photographs
Please note that tuition & health fees can be paid by cash.
G - Student restaurants
The "Restaurant Universitaire" is ten minute walk far from Vauban. You can have a cup of coffee and a sandwich at the cafeteria in Vauban’s courtyard. (In Carmes too).
H - Sports
During the academic year, you can play sports either within your degree "Option Sport" or for your pleasure "Option Sport et Loisir".
Some of the sports that can be pursued are: condition gym, badminton, basketball, football, handball, dance, table tennis, tennis, and volleyball.
If you have a question regarding sports, please contact :
SUAPS (regis.dargelos @ unimes.fr) (Service universitaire des activités physiques et sportives)
Address : UNÎMES- room : D 201 – Po Box: B 06
Tel. : +334 66 36 45 25
Fax. : +334 66 36 45 88