Studies in Monaco

Are you planning to go to Monaco for higher education? Omnes Education, which has a school in this country, offers you this guide to help you in your project.

Studies in Monaco

What studies to do in Monaco?

In Monaco, the range of higher education courses is mainly focused on the following areas

  • the plastic arts.

In terms of curriculum, the majority of institutions in Monaco follow the LMD system. The diplomas available in these establishments range from Bachelor’s to Master ‘s degrees to Doctorates .

Why study in Monaco?

The universities in Monaco stand out from the others mainly by the level and quality of the courses they offer. These institutions have among their objectives to train the elite in the field of business or politics.

By coming to Monaco, students can also take advantage of the country’s particular economic environment. It is home to many banks, private companies and industrial giants. The presence of these companies constitutes potential professional opportunities for students and young graduates.

Monaco is also a destination of choice for history, art and culture lovers.

With a territory of about two square kilometers, Monaco is the second smallest country in the world. In spite of this, this destination is also one of the most popular for students and mainly, for foreign students. And to welcome, each year, the students who come to study, Monaco can count on these few universities and campuses.


Where to stay in Monaco during your studies?

It should be noted that rental prices in the Principality of Monaco are among the most expensive in the world. In terms of equivalence, a studio in this country is as expensive as a studio in Hong Kong. And to find a place to live in the principality, most of the time, you have to go through real estate agencies.

For students, the best solution for accommodation is to move to the neighboring Italian or French towns. In fact, this is what the majority of foreign workers who come to work in Monaco do.

I am a Foreign Student

Do I need a visa to study in Monaco?

Monaco is part of the euro zone. This means that the country is subject to the same rules as France regarding the entry and exit of foreigners.

Foreign students must not apply for a student visa unless they plan to live in Monaco.

If living in France, students must apply for a long stay VISITOR visa for France.

This is explained to them in a visa letter that we send them during the visa process. See explanation in the letter that we send.

How do I enroll in a top school in Monaco?

The application procedure for schools in Monaco is the same as for most schools in Europe.

Before beginning any process, international students must first find out about the admission requirements or prerequisites. This information is available on the institutions’ websites.

Once all the requirements have been met, an online application must be made. The latter can be done either on the institution’s website or on a specific platform.

Institutions may also ask some international students to send physical documents translated into French or English.

Conditions of admission

Female student glancing back while going for a class in college. Girl walking with friends going for class in high school.

What are the specific criteria for studying in Monaco?

In order to enroll in a university in Monaco, candidates must meet the admission requirements of the university.

And in addition to these conditions, you must know that to be able to study and live in Monaco, you must :

  • justify the necessary financial resources as the cost of living is quite high in this country;
  • master the French and Monegasque languages in order to be able to communicate easily with the local population;
  • mastering English to be able to follow the courses given in certain establishments.

Our schools

Does Omnes Education offer programs in its schools in Monaco?

Of the 13 schools that make up the Omnes Education Group, one is located in Monaco. It is the very famous International University of Monaco. Theschool is specialized in the following fields


As far as diplomas are concerned, those issued by the school are internationally recognized.

Moreover, one of the particularities of the IUM is that it offers its courses only in English. The objective is to prepare students for the international environment.

How to apply

How to apply to an Omnes Education school to study in Monaco?

To apply to any of the Omnes Education Group schools, applicants must first meet the admission requirements. The registration process itself varies according to the nationality and place of residence of the candidates.

For foreign students residing outside the European Union, registration must be done through an international admission procedure.

Updated 25 September 2023