International rankings and university key figures

International rankings

Shanghaï Rankings

  • General (2017): top 200 

  

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, 4rd 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 en France
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering : 43, 1st en France
  • Automation & Control : 50, 2nd en 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 (Top 200)

Natural Sciences : 111 
  • Earth & Marine Sciences : 51-100
  • Phisics & 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 Medecine : 
  • Biological sciences : 151-200
Arts and Humanities : 
  • Linguistics : 151-200

  • Time Higher Education Rankings 2015-2016

    • Top 100 in Material, Earth and Marine sciences


     

    Reuters Rankings

    • 28st most innovative university in Europe (2018)


     

    Palmarès US News and World Report

    •  5th university in France 

     

Key figures

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

 

International numbers

 

Research

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

  • 102 ERC since 2007
    • 43 ERC Starting Grants
    • 20 ERC Consolidator Grants (created in 2013)
    • 27 ERC Advanced Grants
    • 11 ERC Proof of Concept
    • 1 ERC Synergy Grant
  • 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 (see map):
    • 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