Université Grenoble Alpes

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world rank  430

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University Overview

Established in 1339, Université Grenoble Alpes (Grenoble Alpes University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Saint-Martin-d'Hères (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Bonneville, Chambéry, Valence. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of France), Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational French higher education institution. Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 684 years old French higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UGA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Grenoble Alpes University
Acronym UGA
Founded 1339
Motto Veritas Liberabit
Truth will set you free
Colours Red and gray

University Location

Address 621 avenue Centrale
38400 Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
Tel +33 (0)4 57 42 21 42
Fax +33 (0)4 76 51 42 52
Other locations Bonneville, Chambéry, Valence

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 621, Avenue Centrale
Saint Martin d'Hères 38400
(0)4 76 51 46 00

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université Grenoble Alpes's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Communauté Université Grenoble-Alpes
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023