Research organization

In Grenoble, 3,600 professor-researchers work in 100 laboratories, structured through 6 research departments, 14 laboratories of excellence (LABEX) and benefitting from equipment of excellence (EQUIPEX). 45% of our 3,700 PhD students are international students. With such assets, Grenoble is one of the most research-intensive ecosystems in France.

Mission of research departments

These 6 research departments support and develop excellence in research within all disciplinary fields – both in basic and applied research – and foster pluridisciplinary and collaboration between the teams of the various departments.

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Governance of research departments

The governance of research departments relies on the following elements: Leadership team, Strategic steering committee, Research department board, Directors' council


Research departments

Research partners

  • CEA Tech
    Speeding innovation for industry
    CEA Tech is the CEA’s (the French Atomic Energy and Alternative Energy Commission) technology research unit. CEA Tech’s three labs—Leti, Liten, and List—develop a broad portfolio of technologies for ICTs, energy, and healthcare.
    Leti and Liten are institutes within CEA Tech in charge of developing and disseminating generic technologies that cover most traditional industrial applications up to “high-tech” sectors, for large or small companies. Univ. Grenoble Alpes actively collaborates with Leti and Liten.