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  • A strategic partnership agreement signed with McMaster University
    Held in Grenoble from 14th to 17th July 2019, the joint workshop between McMaster University and CNRS sets the perfect stage to sign a strategic agreement with McMaster University.
  • Univ. Grenoble Alpes in Japan to promote Higher Education and Research in Grenoble
    Supported by the Région Auvergne Rhône Alpes, a delegation from Univ. Grenoble Alpes spent one week in May 2019 in Japan to meet our strategic partnership and encourage Japanese student to study in Grenoble. This delegation gathered Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes, Université Grenoble Alpes, Doctoral College and ENSAG School of Architecture Univ. Grenoble Alpes.
  • The Global Challenges Science Week, a true international event
    Held in Grenoble from the 3rd to 6th of June 2019, the Global Challenges Science Week brought together French and international scientists, PhD students and experts for international interdisciplinary days. With 6 plenary lectures, 15 interdisciplinary scientific workshops and several networking events, more than 350 participants from more than 18 countries attended the event each day.
  • Global Challenges Science Week 2019: a successful first edition, with over 1,000 participants
    The first edition of the Global Challenges Science Week took place from 3rd to 6th June 2019 at the World Trade Center in Grenoble. A look back at the success of this international event that celebrates interdisciplinarity in light of the evolving global challenges of the 21st century.
  • Global Shanghai Ranking by Academic Subjects 2019: Univ. Grenoble Alpes 1st French university in 7 subjects
    Univ. Grenoble Alpes in the international Top 50 in 6 subjects, and places itself among the best French universities, coming in 1st place in 7 disciplines in the French rankings 2019 published on 26th June.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Univ. Grenoble Alpes will host a 3IA institute
    The "MIAI Grenoble Alpes" project to host an interdisciplinary artificial intelligence institute (3IA) was approved on Wednesday 24th April by the French State with a budget of 18.5 million Euros per year over 4 years.
  • Competition "Research as Art: Capturing the diversity and beauty of research"
    from April 18, 2019 to May 8, 2019
    This competition, open to all staff and researchers of Univ.Grenoble Alpes was founded by Professor Richard Johnston and Swansea University Research Forum (SURF) in 2009. The aim is to provide an outlet for researchers to communicate with and engage different audiences by their research through a striking image and captivating text. Competition deadline is 8th May 2019.
  • Call for intercultural projects: CUPCAKE festival!
    from February 26, 2019 to March 22, 2019
    Tuesday, April 16, the UGA is hosting an intercultural festival – Project CUPCAKE – and you are invited to participate!
  • Fostering Days, part 1: Fostering Ideas
    from March 18, 2019 to March 19, 2019
    From an innovative idea/concept to an ERC project. Information and training days to ERC writing for future applicants for European Research Council scholarships.
  • Information on the admission of non-EU students to Grenoble’s higher education institutions
    The Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes (ComUE UGA), the Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA), Grenoble Institute of Technology (Grenoble INP), Sciences Po Grenoble and the Ecole nationale supérieure d’architecture de Grenoble (ENSAG) reaffirm their commitment to international students, and to the values of openness and exchange.
  • Global Challenges Science Week
    First edition of the Global Challenges Science Week of Univ. Grenoble Alpes, from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 June 2019 in Grenoble, France.
  • An ERC Synergy Grant for quantum technology research in Grenoble
    The QuCube project, winner of the ERC Synergy Grant call for proposals, will receive 14 million euros over six years to build a quantum processor. Taking place in three Grenoble research institutes (CEA-Leti, INAC and Institut Néel) and involving scientists from CEA, CNRS and UGA, QuCube combines industrial level silicon technologies and strong skills in basic research.
  • Artificial intelligence: Univ. Grenoble Alpes preselected to host a 3IA institute
    The Grenoble project "MIAI@Grenoble Alpes" was preselected by the government on Tuesday 6 November to host an interdisciplinary artificial intelligence institute (3IA) with three other French sites (Nice, Paris, Toulouse). The program comes with a total grant of 100 million euros over four years.
  • Univ. Grenoble Alpes will attend the 30th Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Geneva!
    from September 11, 2018 to September 14, 2018
    Organized each year by the European Association for International Education (EAIE), the Conference is one of the Europe's largest international higher education exhibition. Institutions of Univ. Grenoble Alpes will attend the 30th Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition, held this year in Geneva, Switzerland from the 11th to the 14th of September.
  • International Partner Days 2018: Cooperative Partner Fair in Grenoble and Savoie
    from September 9, 2018 to September 11, 2018
    The schools and institutions that make up the Univ. Grenoble Alpes schools and universities have teamed up with the Université Savoie Mont Blanc to host Partner Days this fall.
  • Univ. Grenoble Alpes 1st french university / Global Shanghai Ranking for Academic subject 2018 in 11 disciplines
    Global Shanghai Ranking for Academic Subjects 2018: Univ. Grenoble Alpes is the no. 1 French university in 11 subjects, and internationally takes 10th place in Geography, 12th in Remote Sensing, 18th in Earth Sciences and 31st in Computer Sciences & Engineering.
  • Surface Distortion as a unifying concept and descriptor in Oxygen Reduction Reaction electrocatalysis
    A study conducted jointly by the Laboratory of Electrochemistry and Physico-Chemistry of Materials and Interfaces (LEPMI - CNRS / Grenoble INP / UGA / USMB), the Laboratory of Materials Science and Engineering and Processes (SIMaP - CNRS / Grenoble INP / UGA) and the Néel Institute (CNRS), published in Nature Materials on July 16th 2018, shows that structurally disordered catalysts have a very high catalytic activity for the conversion of atmospheric oxygen into water (ORR, Oxygen Reduction Reaction), the key catalytic process for a decarbonized future.
  • Univ. Grenoble Alpes in the top 50 most innovative European universities
    Within the Reuters rankings of the top 100 most innovative European universities, Université Grenoble Alpes and Grenoble INP rank respectively 28th and 46th in Europe (5th and 9th in France). Grenoble INP ranks 1st amongst the French engineering schools.
  • Signature of an agreement between Oxford University and the Grenoble universities
    The group of institutions and universities “Univ. Grenoble Alpes” has just signed an agreement with Oxford University. This new partnership is a strong symbol of Grenoble’s commitment to the international community, and includes both scientific and academic cooperation, as well as collaboration with the region.
  • CDP: interdisciplinarity for science and progress
    With 10 projects selected out of 20 applications, the “Cross Disciplinary Program” call for projects supports the structuration of interdisciplinarity. The call for projects notably fosters humanities and social sciences, with 4 selected projects pertaining mostly to these fields. Added to the projects selected during the first round of the call, a total of 17 projects will contribute to the scientific strategy and visibility of Univ. Grenoble Alpes. The projects will be awarded a total of 12.3 million Euros.
  • Univ. Grenoble Alpes, a pioneer in the support for high-level athlete students, according to the Minister of Sports
    With students and graduates of Université Grenoble Alpes achieving outstanding results at the PyeongChang Olympics (earning 40% of French medals), the Minister of Sports, Laura Flessel, visited the campus of Univ. Grenoble Alpes on 26th February, 2018 for a presentation on how the integrated university plans on better supporting high-level athlete students. The Minister also met with the association EASI, which promotes the integration of people with disabilities through athletic activities.
  • Univ. Grenoble Alpes within the Top 10 most beautiful European universities
    The Times Higher Education ranked the 10 most beautiful European universities: Univ. Grenoble Alpes ranks 8th, thanks to its exceptional campus and geographic surroundings, important assets that are linked with the academic offer.
  • ERC – Proof of Concept 2017: 30% of French laureates come from Univ. Grenoble Alpes
    On Thursday February 8th, 2018, the European Research Council published the results of the third and last round of the call “Proof of Concept” 2017. Amongst the 160 laureates are 16 academic staff active in France, of which 5 in Grenoble.
  • Signature of an agreement between Oxford University and the Grenoble universities
    The group of institutions and universities “Univ. Grenoble Alpes” has just signed an agreement with Oxford University. This new partnership is a strong symbol of Grenoble’s commitment to the international community, and includes both scientific and academic cooperation, as well as collaboration with the region.The signing reinforces work led by Grenoble City to list the partners’ existing collaborations and identify new working opportunities.