Université Grenoble Alpes remains open during the lockdown, but organizes its teaching activity largely at a distance and generalizes the home-working of its staff.

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  • First image of AMICal Sat!
    On the November 10, 2020
    Launched on the night of September 2020 on Arianespace's Vega 16 flight, AMICal SaT, the first nanosatellite of the Grenoble University Space Center, transmitted its first image of dawn to the ground. The first of a long series that will improve knowledge of the polar aurora and help us better understand how solar flares can affect our technological systems.Find out more
  • Evolution of the health crisis: latest developments
    November 2, 2020
    On October 28, 2020, the French President announced the implementation of new measures to deal with the acceleration of the Covid-19 epidemic, and therefore a new lockdown that should last at least until December 1st. During this period, Université Grenoble Alpes remains open, but its teaching activity will largely take place remotely, as well as most of its administrative tasks.Find out more
  • Students in exile take the DU "Passerelle" bridge to higher studies
    November 5, 2020
    Created in 2015 as part of the solidarity program for refugee students initiated by the university community, DU "Passerelle" is an intensive training program offered by CUEF that provides a "bridge" to French universities for students who have been forced to abandon their previous course of study.Find out more
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At the height of global research

Top 100 of the Shanghai 2020 ranking

In 2020, Université Grenoble Alpes made its entry into the top 100 of the prestigious Shanghai Global Ranking, which compares the research productivity of the world's top 1,000 universities. In 99th place, UGA is the only French university outside Paris to appear in the top 100, alongside four Parisian universities.

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Top 50 in 6 disciplines

In the Shanghai 2020 thematic ranking, UGA appears in the world's top 50 in 6 scientific disciplines:
  • 18th Metallurgical Engineering
  • 25th Earth Sciences
  • 34th Remote Sensing
  • 39th Physics
  • 45th Clinical Medicine
  • 48th Mining and mineral engineering