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Anchored on its territory, multidisciplinary and open to the international, Université Grenoble Alpes brings together the main public higher education institutions of Grenoble and Valence.
In association with the national research organisations and the international research facilities present on its territory, it builds its research and innovation policy on a global scale. As a driving force for progress and a laboratory for initiatives, it acts with its many partners to accompany the evolution of society.


 

Key Figures

Grenoble Alpes University brings together 55,000 students, including 8,500 international students and 6,700 staff on several campuses, mainly in the Grenoble and Valence metropolitan areas.

 

General figures

  • 55 000 students
  • 3 000 PhD Students
  • 3 100 professors and/or researchers
  • 3 500 personnels administratifs et techniques
  • Dans le Top 100 du classement de Shanghai (ARWU)

Campuses 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

International

  • 8 500 international students
  • 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