Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA)

Grenoble, France
The Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) is a comprehensive university offering high-quality training in all academic disciplines and at all levels : undergraduate, master’s, doctorate, as well as certificate programs and student exchanges.

About

The Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) and its students, faculty, and staff are deeply tied to the world around us. We believe these local and global ties make our research, our teaching, and our communities rich and strong, and you will see them reflected in all of our key activities.

International relations have pride of place in our global university, which is open to the world and part of a diverse and growing network of partnerships. The UGA’s traditions – of innovation, of diversity, of excellence – are embodied in our expertise in education, creating a welcoming environment for international students, faculty, and staff and fostering the necessary skills in those who wish to broaden their horizons with an international experience.

Innovation and excellence also enrich and sustain our world-class research, making the most of an exceptional scientific environment with strong ties to business and industry. Our community of researchers includes experts from all over the world, who work across disciplines in the service of knowledge and in the spirit of inquiry.

The UGA is also open to the world in its research partnerships. Every year international researchers come to work on our campus from all over the world as part of our extensive visiting researcher program. We participate in large-scale international cooperative projects, such as those funded by the European Commission as part of its Horizon 2020 initiatives. And we enjoy close ties to the European large research infrastructures located on Grenoble’s GIANT innovation campus including a particle accelerator, the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility.

The university has also established a variety of formal structures to facilitate international cooperation. The flexibility of these international research centers provides researchers with a number of ways to collaborate with their international colleagues. We also support interdisciplinary projects in targeted research areas, such as innovation.

Research

The UGA is also open to the world in its research partnerships. Every year international researchers come to work on our campus from all over the world as part of our extensive visiting researcher program. We participate in large-scale international cooperative projects, such as those funded by the European Commission as part of its Horizon 2020 initiatives. And we enjoy close ties to the European large research infrastructures located on Grenoble’s GIANT innovation campus including a particle accelerator, the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility.

The university has also established a variety of formal structures to facilitate international cooperation. The flexibility of these international research centers provides researchers with a number of ways to collaborate with their international colleagues. We also support interdisciplinary projects in targeted research areas, such as innovation.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA)!

Services

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) is there to help not just initially but on a continuing basis throughout the year particularly with the following: finding accommodation, obtaining visa and residence permit, Health Insurance, practical matters concerning everyday life in Grenoble.

Services forStudents with Disabilities (Service Accueil Handicap) is here to help disabled students, to ensure their equal access and opportunity to all university training programs and full participation in student life.

Health Centre (Centre de santé universitaire) based on the campusbrings together many of the services needed by students: nursing, gynecology, general practitioner services

University Libraries offer workspaces, multimedia tools, and all types of documents usefulforyourstudies. Thanks to catalog Online, you can check availabledocuments and the status of your loans.

A wide range of university restaurants (commonly called "Restos U" ou "RU"), on the campus and downtown, constitute a most economical solution for having a complete and balanced meal.

Grenoble is well served by numerous buses and tramway lines (TAG network). Paris and the Riviera are only three hours away from Grenoble with the French High-Speed train TGV).You are close to Lyon and Grenoble airports.

Student Life

The UGA is located in Grenoble, an international city and a wonderful place to live, work, and study. Nestled in the Alps, Grenoble enjoys an incomparable natural setting, with opportunities for sports lovers and nature enthusiasts alike. Grenoble also participates in France’s good life, offering a wide variety of cultural events, a lively nightlife, and hundreds of restaurants for those wishing to sample France’s world-famous cuisine. French and international students are engaged and aware: students will have no trouble finding organizations and activities that matter to them.

A public university, the UGA embraces France’s values for higher education.

We’re delighted that you are interested in studying with us. How you apply depends on your field of studies and, sometimes, your status. Please consult the information below in order to find the best contact person for your situation.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.