Local engagement

Université Grenoble Alpes maintains a rich variety of local ties which support its activities and goals. Situated in a hub of innovation, UGA is an active participant in the cultural and economic life of the Grenoble metropolitan area as well as the larger region (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes), working together to extend the global influence of innovative business, research and development, and higher education.

UGA is an engine of local development through its high-quality academic programs, training students to meet the needs of both local and global marketplace. The university's researchers work in a number of cutting-edge fields, cooperating with local partners to produce results which drive the local economy, foster technological innovation, and contribute to a high quality of life via social and cultural innovation.

Interdisciplinary programs in research, teaching, and learning foster the continued links between the university and its local context, training informed and responsible citizens who are willing and able to put their skills to work to solve complex problems ranging from sustainable development to artificial intelligence.

UGA is committed to local service and seeks to leverage its strengths to improve our world at the national, European, and international levels. By offering opportunities for life-long learning, enthusiastically engaging in its role as a social and cultural actor, constantly working to improve its pedagogical practices, and actively seeking cooperation with key partners, the university aims to contribute to the needs of business, cultural and social associations, not-for-profit organizations, and local government.

Published on  January 30, 2020
Updated onFebruary 21, 2020