Life on campus and in Grenoble

To help you before and at your arrival in Grenoble, consult the informations on UGA international Website

You will find general informations about UGA, programs taught in english, the step of your stay,  the International Students and Scholars Office contact and other pratical matters like:

  • advice on finding suitable accommodation

  • the steps to take in obtaining and validating your visa and residence permit

  • tips about insurances, budget and daily life

You can find here a guide which explains all the steps from your admission to your arrival in Grenoble.

Consult also iCampus that is a network that provides information and support for everyday issues: Grants, accommodation, practical life, association and cultural life, etc. Facilities to make campus life easier. Located on a self-contained, 110 hectare campus, the UGA offers a wide range of activities for students, faculty, and staff.

Community members can volunteer, get involved in arts and culture, or participate in one of 35 different sports – there’s something for everyone.

Video tutorials :
Steps to take upon arrival: UGA international students & PhD students
UGA's student services
iCampus, the portal for campus life
UGA Campus mobile application
How to consult in case of health problem

International students can also join the university-sponsored, student-run international student association, IntEGre - Video presentation

You will find many ways to spend your spare time in Grenoble.
You will have the opportunity to discover the surrounding mountains, covered with snow all winter long (ski resorts are only thirty minutes away by bus!). Springtime and fall are perfect for long walks in the forests and mountain climbing. Summer is warm! Swimming pools and lakes are perfect for relaxing.
Grenoble is a nice, human-sized town. You will enjoy walks in the old city center. And don’t forget our modern art museum.

Université Grenoble Alpes Awarded the "Bienvenue en France" label for the quality of its international students' welcome

The "Bienvenue en France" Label distinguishes French higher education institutions that have developed reception facilities dedicated to international students. As a sign of confidence, the label attests to the quality of the welcome and represents a promotional and outreach tool for the institution.

Published on  November 21, 2023
Updated on April 5, 2024