Univ. Grenoble Alpes, university of innovation

A world-class university
Univ. Grenoble Alpes, one of the major scientific sites in France, is the integrated university that regroups higher education and research stakeholders in Grenoble.
Univ. Grenoble Alpes

Univ. Grenoble Alpes enjoys significant international recognition in many scientific areas, as shown by international rankings, its “highly cited scientists” and ERC grants.

Univ. Grenoble Alpes benefits from its proximity to large European instruments (ESRF, ILL, EMBL, IRAM, EMFL) and to the CERN. At the heart of the economic development of the Grenoble Alpes urban area, it contributes to the close articulation of higher education, research and the economic sector. Grenoble ranks 5th in the world amongst the most innovative cities (Forbes 2013 ranking).

Surrounded by mountains, its campus offers a high quality of life and study. With 9,000 international students and more than 8,000 visiting researchers from all over the world every year, Univ. Grenoble Alpes has an unquestionably international outlook.

With the attribution of the Excellence Initiative IDEX award in 2016, Univ. Grenoble Alpes is one of a dozen world-class research universities in France.

Univ. Grenoble Alpes develops ambitious scientific and pluridisciplinary projects to address 21st century challenges: sustainable planet and society; health, well-being and technology; understanding and fostering innovation; digital world.

Univ. Grenoble Alpes offers high-quality education for a wide range of audiences and over a large disciplinary spectrum, based on active and innovative teaching and learning approaches, articulated with socio-economic partners. PhD education relies on the whole array of strengths for top quality training by and for research. Almost 50% of its PhD students are international students.

Education is delivered by the departments of Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble INP Institute of Engineering Univ. Grenoble Alpes, ENSAG School of Architecture Univ. Grenoble Alpes and Sciences Po Grenoble Institute of Political Studies Univ. Grenoble Alpes, and in close articulation with Grenoble Alpes University Hospital. Together with the national research organizations CEA, CNRS, Inria, Inserm and Irstea, those institutions aim at turning Univ. Grenoble Alpes into a crucible for internationally recognized research.
Univ. Grenoble Alpes enjoys a close partnership with University Savoie Mont Blanc, Grenoble EM and several national research organizations (IRD, INRA, EFS, Météo France).

Published on February 13, 2019