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Accueil des publics internationaux Université Grenoble Alpes Accueil des publics internationaux Université Grenoble Alpes


Welcome !

The Communauté Universite Grenoble Alpes welcome all international students, doctoral students and researchers.
This website has been conceived and produced very much with you in mind, to facilitate your arrival and help you to settle in.
You will find here lots of information for helping you with the necessary practical steps you need to take: registration, obtaining a visa and residence permit, finding accommodation, insurance, etc., but also a lot of useful tips to make your daily life here easier and more enjoyable: sports and leisure activities, student associations, cultural possibilities, etc.

Welcome desk

i issoISSO - International Students and Scholars Office
The team of the International Students and Scholars Office are here to answer all your questions about seeking accommodation, administrative matters, practicing French, cultural activities etc.
For more information


  • September 14, 2016 - September 15, 2016Sports forum 
    An event you can't miss!
    Sport enthusiast? Curious about a sport, or want to have a look at the different activities offered in Grenoble?Don't miss the sports forum organized by the Interuniversity Sports Service (SIUAPS)It will give you the opportunity to discover and enroll to one of the 35 sporting disciplines which can be practiced either as part of a university course program, as a leisure activity or for competitive purpose. [+]
  • September 17, 2016 - September 18, 2016The European Heritage Days Major cultural event of the season, the European Heritage Days (‘Journées du patrimoine’) allow you to visit for free monuments, churches, theaters, castles, but also private residences, courts, etc. [+]
  • September 27, 2016Campus en fête : Go international !  
    Grenoble universities international students’ day
    One day to meet other students, discover the campus associations and have a nice time!As part of the ‘Campus en fête’ festival, the ISSO office organizes a special day to welcome new international students in Grenoble : ‘Go international !’  Events of the day: from 4pm till 7pm : games, cookery and cultural activities, fanfare & chorus. [+]