Law - Political Science - Administration


  • Training structure

    Faculty of Law and Political Science


Training enabling its students to acquire and deepen their theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of rural law and agricultural enterprises in order to integrate or evolve within this sector.

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Objectives (educational, scientific, professional) :

The University Diploma specialising in Rural and Agricultural Business Law (DU D.R.E.A.) is a postgraduate course of 90 hours in total, with an exclusively professional aim, enabling its students to acquire or deepen their theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of rural law and agricultural business law.

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  • The rural economy in France, Europe and the Occitanie region
  • Rural property and expropriation law
  • Urban planning law
  • Rural leases
  • Environmental law
  • Company and structure law
  • Labour law and agricultural social security law
  • Insurance law
  • Agricultural taxation
  • Contract and trademark law
  • Rural property and farm law
  • The transfer of the farm and the GFA
  • Rural property and structure law
  • Tax and insurance strategies
  • The CAP and the CMO
  • The wine sector
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Conditions of access

Access conditions according to levels :

Applications are examined on the basis of a file by a pedagogical selection committee, composed of at least two teachers of the diploma and two professionals from the rural sector, which meets in October of each academic year.

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Target audience

Recruitment basin :

This diploma is intended for three types of public:

  • Students from the University of Montpellier 1 with a bachelor's degree or equivalent, in particular those from the Faculties of Law, Economics and Administration and Management, as well as from WOAgri, but also student lawyers registered with the CRFPA, as well as students from the École du notariat, seeking to acquire, in addition to their main degree, additional specific legal knowledge, intended to facilitate their future integration into the local or national job market in rural areas
  • Professionals from the rural sector, in particular from agricultural enterprises, the agricultural social security funds, Crédit Agricole, Groupama Sud and the Regional Chamber of Agriculture, who come to Montpellier 1 University to obtain a diploma providing them with good basic knowledge of the legal and administrative organisation of the rural sector and agricultural enterprises, enabling them to optimise their career development or their employment in the sector in question.
  • Lawyers, notaries, bailiffs, and professionals in the judicial sector.
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Tuition fees

125 euros for students
1,800 euros for professional training

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And then

Further study abroad