Services and ressources

Researchers coming to Université Grenoble Alpes have the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) team at hand for all questions on how to prepare for their future stay. 

ISSO team will give you all essential information you need to know, including on:
  • Housing / accommodation.
  • Staying in France: validating your visa, getting your residence permit.
  • Information on the health system, insurance.
  • Other practical information such as French classes, transportation, culture, etc.

Coming with your family

If you are bringing your family with you, the ISSO office can also help them with the moving process (validating visas, enrolling children in schools, etc.). Go to our Family page for more information.

Guest Researchers Database

Through our partnership with the EURAXESS France network, PhD students and researchers can benefit from preferential assistance, such as access to a database of private housing. To take advantage of these services, register online (free of charge) to join our Guest Researchers Database.

Once you've arrived

In Grenoble, ISSO is at your disposal to answer all of your questions and help you complete the arrival process.

Welcome Center
1025 avenue Centrale - Domaine Universitaire
38402 Saint-Martin-d’Hères

Tram B or C –  "Bibliothèques Universitaires" stop
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm (6 pm in September)

Contact us

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Published on  January 30, 2020
Updated onFebruary 21, 2020