International rankings

Université Grenoble Alpes ranks each year in the Top 100-250 group of the best world universities in all major international rankings, and is in the Top 10 of French higher education institutions.

Shanghai rankings

General (2019):

  • Top 150 

Subjects (2018):

Top 50

  • Geography: 10, 1st in France
  • Remote Sensing: 12, 2nd in France
  • Earth Sciences: 18, 2nd in France
  • Metallurgical Engineering: 21, 1st in France
  • Physics: 30, 4th in France
  • Computer Science & Engineering: 31, 1st in France
  • Water Resources: 37, 1st in France
  • Atmospheric Science: 40, 3rd in France
  • Materials Science & Engineering: 40, 2nd in France
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering: 43, 1st in France
  • Automation & Control: 50, 2nd in France

Top 100

  • Mathematics: 51-75, 8-14 (ex-aequo) in France
  • Chemistry: 51-75, 2nd in France
  • Ecology: 51-75, 5-7 (ex-aequo) in France
  • Oceanography: 51-75, 5-6 (ex-aequo) in France
  • Instruments Science & Technology: 51-75, 1st in France
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: 51-75 1st in France
  • Clinical Medicine: 51-75, 2nd in France
  • Energy Science & Engineering: 76-100, 7-12 (ex-aequo) in France

QS world university rankings by subject

Natural sciences: 111 

  • Earth & Marine Sciences: 51-100
  • Physics & Astronomy: 101-150
  • Environmental Sciences: 101-150
  • Materials Science: 101-150
  • Chemistry: 151-200
  • Mathematics: 151-200

Engineering and technology: 

  • Material Sciences: 101-150
  • Computer Science and Information system: 151-200
  • Engineering Civil & Structural: 151-200 

Life sciences and medicine: 

  • Biological sciences: 151-200

Arts and humanities: 

  • Linguistics: 151-200

Time higher education rankings

  • Top 100 in Material, Earth and Marine sciences (2015-2016)

Reuters rankings

  • 28th most innovative university in Europe (2018)
  • 91st most innovative university in world (2019)

Palmarès US news and world report

  • 5th university in France 
Published on  February 19, 2020
Updated onFebruary 21, 2020