Now at Université Grenoble Alpes

  • Enrollment
    A new one-stop platform to apply for a master's degree in 2023
    The application process for Master 1 programs is changing! The e-candidate platforms specific to each university will disappear in favor of a new single application platform. As of 1 February, 2023, the website will bring together all information on master's degrees on a national level for students who wish to register for the first year of a master's degree. Here is a closer look at the new registration procedures and schedule.
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  • Ranking
    UGA advances in the QS 2023 thematic ranking
    In the 2023 edition of the QS World University rankings by subject, which evaluates the international reputation and scientific quality of higher education and research institutions around the world, UGA has improved or remained stable in 17 of the 21 disciplines in which it is ranked. In the top 50 for 3 disciplines, it ranks 33rd among the world's best universities in Geology, 35th in Geophysics, and 39th in Earth and Marine Sciences. More broadly, UGA has moved up in this international ranking to 70th place in 2023 in one of the five major fields evaluated: Natural Sciences.
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  • Tribute
    Claude Lorius, the founder of modern climatology has passed away
    A pioneer and explorer, this eminent glaciologist from Grenoble, founder of the Grenoble Laboratory of Glaciology and Environmental Geophysics (now the Institute of Geosciences and the Environment) was the first to demonstrate the link between climate and greenhouse gases. He passed away at the age of 91, leaving the planet orphaned the day after the publication of the summary of the 6th IPCC report.
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  • Innovation
    UGA in the top five public research institutions in the INPI 2022 ranking of leading patent applicants
    At 30th place in the INPI 2022 ranking, Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) maintains its rank among the French institutions that invest the most in innovation, with the entry this year of its academic division Grenoble INP-UGA, at 40th place.
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At the height of global research

Top 150 of the Shanghai 2022 ranking

In 2022, Université Grenoble Alpes is in the top 150 of the Shanghai global ranking, which compares the research productivity of the world's top 1000 universities. At the national level, it ranks 5th among the best French universities.

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Top 50 in 6 disciplines

In the Shanghai 2022 thematic ranking, UGA appears in the world's top 50 in 7 scientific disciplines:
  • Remote Sensing : 12
  • Earth Sciences : 24
  • Metallurgical Engineering : 39
  • Physics : 40
  • Mathematics : 40
  • Geography : 50
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