Université Grenoble Alpes

country rank  6
world rank  540

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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 large town of Saint Martin d'Hères (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France), Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 679 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

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
Saint Martin d'Hères (population range: 50,000-249,999)
38400 Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
T +33 (0)4 57 42 21 42
F +33 (0)4 76 51 42 52

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 621, Avenue Centrale
Saint Martin d'Hères 38400
+33 (0)4 76 51 46 00

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France


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

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018