Now at Université Grenoble Alpes

  • Research
    Slowing the progression of Parkinson's disease through neuroillumination: first patient implant in first clinical trial
    April 12, 2021
    The CEA, Grenoble Alpes University Hospital, Grenoble Alpes University and Boston Scientific Corporation have started on the Near Infra Red (NIR) project clinical trial in March 2021. This technology could significantly reduce the progression of Parkinson's disease which affects more than 6.5 million people worldwide. The first patient joined this trial and was successfully operated on March 24, 2021.Find out more
  • International
    Mooc2Move: French for University
    April 6, 2021
    It is not always easy to integrate into the university life in another country, all the administrative work, how to address teachers and staff, understanding courses and the tools used... all this in French! Thankfully the new Mooc2Move will guide and accompany you in your student life in France.Find out more
  • International
    UGA advances in the QS 2021 thematic rankings
    April 7, 2021
    In the 2021 edition of the QS World university rankings by subject, which evaluates the international reputation and scientific quality of higher education institutions worldwide, UGA is ranked 99th in Natural Sciences. The university is ranked in five major fields, and improved in four of them compared to 2020. It is in the top 100 for three subjects: Earth and marine sciences, Geology and Geophysics. It is ranked in the top 200 for 10 other disciplines.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 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