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Orientation events for international students 2019-2020 (Grenoble)
August 26, 2019 - September 12, 2019
The Université Grenoble Alpes offers to its international students a varied orientation program. Welcome!

It is strongly advised to participate to the information meetings.

All events are free except the ones requiring registration.

Don’t forget to contact your host faculty here in Grenoble for further information and events.

All venues will be specified soon

Information meetings

  • Administrative procedures on arrival (French and English sessions) // Health, mandatory insurances, opening of bank account, resident's permit etc...
- Tuesday, August 27 // 14:00 to 14:45 // Stendhal building, north hall - in French:  Amphi 3 - in English: Amphi 4
- Tuesday, September 3 // 10:45 to 11:30 // In French: Michel Dubois building (formerly known as SHS building) Amphi BSHM - In English: Pierre Mendès France building Amphi 5
- Tuesdays, September 10, 17 and 24 // 12:30 // In French // Maison des Langues et des Cultures - Jacques Cartier room
- Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19, and 26 // 12:30 // In English // Maison des Langues et des Cultures - Jacques Cartier room
  • French University System // Marks, exams, type of courses, credit system ECTS…
- Friday, August 30 // Stendhal building, north hall - Amphi 1 // in French: 14:00 to 14:30 - In English: 14:40 to 15:10
- Tuesday, September 3 // Michel Dubois building (formerly known as SHS building) Amphi BSHM // In English: 9:20 to 9:50 - In French: 10:00 to 10:30

Administrative support

From September 2nd to October 31st // From 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday // Ground floor of the IRMA Tower
Get help with your procedures: housing allowance, affiliation to health insurance, activation of the iZly account, etc...
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Campus tour

Meeting point in front of the EVE building:
  • Monday, August 26 // 14:00 to 16:00
  • Thursday, August 29 // 14:00 to 16:00
  • Thursday, September 5 // 10:00 to 12:00 

City tour

  • Tuesday, August 27 // 16:00 to 18:00 // Meeting point at the tourist office (Hubert Dubedout tram station )
  • Monday, September 2 // 10:00 to 12:00 // Meeting point at the the tourist office (Hubert Dubedout tram station)
  • Friday, September 6 // City tour - Street art // 10:00 to 12:00 // Fee to pay, upon registration with IntEGre

Week-ends

Fee to pay, upon registration with IntEGre:

Fair on practical matters « je t’explique » (I’ll explain it to you)

Wednesday, September 4 // From 11:30 to 16:30 // Between Pierre Mendès France building and the Simone Veil building
Lunch on campus and elsewhere? Moving around in the agglo? Connect to the Internet? Come and ask all your questions!
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During the forum, a sale is organized for students who settle on the university campus. You can find clothes and shoes, furniture, reconditioned computer equipment.
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Gratuiterie (donations of everyday items by former students)

Wednesday, September 4 // 10:00 to 18:00 // EVE

Festive activites / Meetings between students

  • Aperitif: bring something to drink and/or to eat to share:
- Monday, August 26 // 19:00 // Parc Paul Mistral
- Tuesday, August 27 // 19:00 // Jardin de ville
- Thursday, August 29 // 19:00 // Jardin des plantes
- Friday, August 30 // 16:00 // Hiking to the Bastille (bring your working shoes) - Meeting point at Notre Dame Musée tram station
  • Welcome Party // Monday, September 2 //19:00 // EVE
  • Buddy program: Meet your Buddy // Tuesday, September 3 // 17:00 to 19 :00 // EVE
  • Meltin’Bar: meeting between students // Tuesday, September 3 // 19:00 // Venue to be determined
  • Jump Park (trampoline) // Thursday, September 5 // 17:00 to 20:00 // Fee to pay, upon registration with IntEGre
  • International dinner and workshop “crêpes”: a typical dish from your country to share // Friday, September 6 // 19:00 // EVE
  • UGA c'est party // Thursday, September 12 // All day // Take part in this festive day to get the year off to a flying start: concerts, sport, artistic and cultural activities

Forum of sports

Thursday, September 12 // 14:00 to 19:00 // Pierre Mendès France building - ground floor

French courses

  • For exchange students: UGA offers 20 hours of French courses at the CUEF (University Center of French Studies). These courses are free and are worth 3 credits (ECTS).
  • For international degree-seeking students: you can take intensive French courses before you start your studies at the UGA.
> Learn more about French courses
 
Published on June 18, 2019
Updated on September 3, 2019