Result of a 2016 merger of the three Grenoble universities, the Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) is one of France’s leaders in higher education and research. A comprehensive, global university, the UGA was created in order to respond to the challenges of higher education and the world today. Enrolling about 45,000 students each year, the university offers academic programs in all disciplines, and represents a major center for research and innovation in the heart of Europe.
The UGA is internationally engaged, enrolling over 6,000 international students per year, and creating joint teaching and research projects with our partners worldwide. Internationally ranked, the UGA figures among the top 100-200 universities in several academic fields. The university also enjoys close ties to the thriving international business and industry in Grenoble, producing practical research and new technologies which make it Europe’s 35th most innovative university.
A public university, the UGA is also committed to equality and accessibility, providing specific services to publics with special needs, such as handicapped students and personnel, international staff and students and staff, and refugees. We endeavour to be constantly engaged, maintaining close ties to Grenoble, France, and the world.