Why choose UGA

Human adventure, a wealth of skills, a spirit of innovation, support for career paths, diversity of training courses, professional immersion... Université Grenoble Alpes is the territory of exploration for all students! Find out why.

1. Excellence in training courses that promote interdisciplinarity and innovative teaching methods

  • A training offer covering all disciplines.
  • A high level of teaching provided by professor-researchers who carry out research activities in laboratories of international renown.
  • A modern working environment and equipment: interactive teaching rooms, fablabs, personal digital working environment, online documentary resources, e-learning platforms...
  • Innovative, practice-oriented and field-related teaching methods.
  • Interdisciplinary projects that encourage the development of transversal skills and allow all students to tackle social issues through multiple perspectives (creativity workshops, hackathons...).

2. Students guided in the construction and the success of their project

  • A university committed to the success of its students, with remedial measures available to all undergraduate students who need them.
  • A hundred or so cross-disciplinary courses in all disciplines, enabling each student to enrich his or her course and make it unique.
  • Easier links between courses.
  • A programme of career discovery and support for professional integration for all students.
  • A professional integration rate of more than 90% for master and bachelor graduates.
  • Internships included in all courses.
  • A range of 140 work-linked training courses: DUT, professional bachelor's degree, master's degree or engineering diploma.
  • More than 90,000 companies on the local territory.

3. A university open to the world

  • 155 different nationalities on campus.
  • 18 languages taught.
  • 1 100 partner universities in 85 countries.
  • 1 100 students leaving each year on Erasmus exchange programmes.
  • A Centre des langues to promote language learning for all students.

4. An exceptional living and studying environment

  • A university ranked among the 10 most beautiful European universities.
  • 175 hectares of green campus in a mountain setting in the heart of the Alps, at the crossroads of three mountain ranges (Belledonne, Chartreuse and Vercors), 30 minutes from the ski resorts.
  • A university established on 13 other geographical sites spread over 6 attractive departments (Isère, Drôme, Ardèche, Savoie, Haute-Savoie and Hautes-Alpes).

5. Measures to support students with special needs

  • A service dedicated to the personalised support of sports students or high-level artists, student entrepreneurs, students with disabilities.
  • Inter'Val: a unique system in France to meet the strong constraints encountered by high-level international sports students practising winter sports.

6. A dynamic and participatory student life

  • 200 student unions.
  • 2 auditoriums and 4 art studios to host student activities and creations.
  • Around forty shows proposed each year.
  • Almost 50 sports on offer, 63 sports facilities including an Olympic swimming pool available for competitive or leisure sports.
  • A participatory student budget allocated to projects proposed and chosen by the students to improve their life on campus.
Published on  July 24, 2020
Updated on June 7, 2023