The UGA is open to a wide variety of international collaborations in research, teaching, and leadership. Our focus is on quality partnerships – we aim to establish lasting connections with institutional partners who bring experience and expertise in key activities. This focus on quality allows the UGA to dedicate time and resources to our collaborative endeavors, ensuring the best possible outcomes.

Why the UGA?


The UGA is a world-class research university, with top level programs in the health sciences and bio-medical technologies, nano-sciences and technology, astrophysics and cosmology, law, business, economics, and innovative pedagogy, particularly in language teaching.

A public university, we are also dedicated to providing an affordable public education to all qualified students, preparing them for the global workforce, and creating informed citizens of France, Europe, and the world.

A diverse array of international activities


The UGA has a long history of partnerships with a wide variety of institutions. We have partners on six continents, with public and private universities, schools, colleges, and research organizations. We also offer a range of types of partnership – flexible structures to meet the needs of different partners and projects. We maintain collaborations supporting all of our key activities: research, teaching and learning, service and community engagement, capacity building, and leadership.

While the UGA is engaged internationally, we are also strongly anchored in our local communities. Partnerships with local and regional organizations and with the city of Grenoble, the department d’Isère, and the Rhône-Alpes region enrich and inform our activities and our communities. Public-private sector partnerships put university researchers in contact with innovative local business, industry, and R&D, making Grenoble a technological hub of extraordinary vitality. Finally, partnerships with national and international research organizations inform and enhance both pure and applied research in all disciplines.