Now at Université Grenoble Alpes

  • Elite sport
    It’s Tokyo Olympics time for UGA students and graduates!
    From July 23 to August 8, 2021
    From PyeongChang to Tokyo, from Winter Games to Summer Games, the Olympic journey carries on for high-level athletes and graduates from Université Grenoble Alpes. This summer, 10 champions will take part in the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. Let’s get to know the UGA delegation!Find out more
  • Idex
    The Université Grenoble Alpe Initiative of Excellence (Idex) confirmed
    June 30, 2021
    Following the evaluation conducted by the international jury on June 8th, the government announced the final confirmation of the Université Grenoble Alpe Initiative of Excellence (Idex) on Wednesday, June 30 at the end of the Council of Ministers.Find out more
  • Research
    ALPALGA: the search for mountain snow microalgae
    June 7, 2021
    The life of the microscopic algae that inhabit snow at high elevations is still relatively unknown. Researchers from the CNRS, CEA, Météo-France, INRAE and Université Grenoble Alpes have therefore created the ALPALGA consortium to study this little-known world, threatened by global warming. Scientists are describing for the first time the distribution of dozens of mountain microalgae species according to elevation.Find out more


Université Grenoble Alpes remains open during lockdown, but its teaching activity takes place largely by distance. Its faculty and staff work mainly off-campus from home.

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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 7 disciplines

In the Shanghai 2020 thematic ranking, UGA appears in the world's top 50 in 7 scientific disciplines:
  • Remote Sensing: 21
  • Earth Sciences: 24
  • Metallurgical Engineering: 30
  • Physics: 39
  • Clinical Medicine: 45
  • Mining and mineral engineering: 47
  • Mathematics: 48