Key figures

  • 60,000 students
  • 3,700 PhD students
  • 5,500 professors and/or researchers

International numbers

  • 1 in 7 students is a foreigner
  • 180 different nationalities
  • 45% of PhD students are foreigners
  • Almost 70 masters taught in English
  • 20 languages taught
  • More than 650 international university partnerships
  • More than 150 countries included in cooperation agreements
  • Special office providing personalized services for international students (ISSO)

Research

Université Grenoble Alpes is the second-most award-winning site in France in terms of European Research Council (ERC)CNRS and IUF honors:

  • 113 ERC since 2007
    • 48 ERC Starting Grants
    • 26 ERC Consolidator Grants (created in 2013)
    • 26 ERC Advanced Grants
    • 11 ERC Proof of Concept
    • 2 ERC Synergy Grants
  • 32 CNRS medals since 2001
    • 1 gold medal
    • 28 silver medals
    • 3 innovation medals
  • 112 members of the Institut Universitaire de France

Campus and student life

  • In the Top 3 of France’s student cities for the past 10 years (2nd place in 2018/2018, 1st in 2016/2017)
  • 5th top city for work environment
  • 3 campuses:
    • Saint-Martin-d’Hères University Site
    • Presqu’il scientific center in Grenoble
    • Valence campus
  • More than 200 students association including an orchestra, dance group, 2 choirs and a student radio stations
  • 38 sports disciplines open to all
  • More than 400 top-level student athletes every year
  • More than 100 student-entrepreneurs, 84 projects and 2 Tremplin Pépite laureats, with 10 start-ups created in 2015
  • 1,000 students with disabilities supported each year
Updated onFebruary 19, 2020