Why choose the Université Grenoble Alpes? The university offers great resources for international students, faculty, and staff, while Grenoble offers an unparalleled quality of life.
The Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) is one of France’s leaders in higher education and research. A comprehensive, global university, the UGA enrolls about 45,000 students each year in its high-quality academic programs, and maintains 80 research centers in all disciplines.

High-Quality Academics


The UGA offers a wide range of programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, open to all students regardless of nationality. We also offer a range of programs taught in English, as well as a variety of innovative programs preparing students for study and work in a global marketplace.

The UGA is a great choice for short-stay programs: students from our exchange partners can study abroad with us for either a semester or a full year, and the UGA Summer School combines high quality scientific training with a variety of outdoor, cultural, and linguistic activities.

Innovation and Research


An international leader in both pure and applied research, the UGA also benefits from a uniquely innovative setting. Our researchers enjoy ties to a thriving local community of international businesses and industry, particularly in scientific and high-tech fields. We are also able to collaborate with major European research facilities located in and around Grenoble to produce outstanding results.

Campus Life


Located on a self-contained, 175 hectare campus, the UGA offers a wide range of activities for students, faculty, and staff. Community members can volunteer, get involved in arts and culture, or participate in one of 35 different sports – there’s something for everyone. International students can also join the university-sponsored, student-run international student association, IntEGre.