Living and studying in Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées also means sharing a certain way of life and a rich and diverse culture. In the city and on campus, there are countless artistic and cultural venues : theatres, movies, bars with live music, libraries, public sports venues. For anyone interested in exploring the city's buzzing cultural life the choices are endless !

Toulouse University Afterworks

The Student's Week "Semaine de l'étudiant"

On October, during the Student's Week many free concerts, performing art shows are staged in Toulouse, Auch, Albi, Castres-Mazamet, Figeac, Montauban, Rodez, Tarbes. If you wish to know more about the city where you are going to study, if you are ready to make new friends, feel free to join as an artist (call for project in April), as a volonteer or as a spectator !

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To encourage intercultural exchanges between foreign students and the local population via shared activities and leisure time, Toulouse University offers two programs : hosting of foreign students and researchers by Toulouse families and the "Tandem Interculturel" (pairing of french and foreign students).

Information/Registration : bienvenueatuniv-toulouse [dot] fr

Throughout the year

  • Workshops free of charge (dance, cinema, reading, photography...)
  • Free concerts by the "Orchestre National du Capitole"
  • Inter-university theatre festival "Scènes de rentrée"

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On campus and in the city

Culture and student's life department

Each host institution stages its own activities : lectures, conferences, concerts, shows, meetings, workshops. Do not hesitate to contact the culture or student's life department for more details.


CROUS, regional centre responsible for student social services, organizes many sports activities, cultural workshops, musical and literary contests throughout the year. Their website keeps you updated :


Full information on the Midi-Pyrénees regional associations (cultural, sports and leisure sections) are available at the Regional Youth Information Centre (CRIJ).


To make the most of the town highlights and attractions, visit the City Hall or the City Tourist Office.

National cultural events



Student discounts

France's cultural sites and attractions offer student discounts and advantageous subscription rates. So don't forget to carry your student ID card around with you !

Interactive map

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