The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) is entirely dedicated to international students, doctoral students, researchers and their accompanying family.

Welcome center Grenoble

International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO)

The team of the International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) can help and inform you throughout the whole duration of your study or research stay, and for all your settling in procedures and everyday life practical matters :
  • Accommodation
  • Visa validation and residence permit
  • Budget : bank, taxes, financial assistance
  • Insurances
  • Daily life, health, leisure and integration
  • Family
ISSO provides you with information via the section ‘Getting organized’ of this portal, and welcomes you in Grenoble or Valence.

Welcome center in Grenoble

Location
iCampus – Welcome Center
1 025 avenue centrale - Domaine universitaire
38 402 St Martin d’Hères
 
Opening hours
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Due to the restrictive measures set up in France to halt the spread of the Covid-19, the ISSO welcome center on campus is closed to the public until further notice.
Access to the building is possible only upon appointment, for residence permit applications.
The ISSO team remains available by email.
 
Contacts

If you could not find the answer to your question on this website, you can contact us by email:

isso@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr
Student accommodation: studenthousing@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr
Doctoral students and researchers accommodation: scholarhousing@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr

Depending on your situation, the ISSO team can also arrange an appointment online or in situ.

Welcome desks in Valence

Location
ISSO is alternately on 2 different sites in Valence.

Maison de l'Étudiant Drôme-Ardèche
9 place Latour-Maubourg
26000 Valence

Site Briffaut, Département des Sciences Drôme-Ardèche
Building 1-1st floor (left to the library)
38 Rue Barthélémy de Laffemas
26000 Valence
 
Opening hours
On site Briffaut, no appointment needed:
Tuesday, 9am to 12:30pm, and 1:30pm to 5pm
Friday, 9am to 12:30pm

At the Maison de l’étudiant Drôme Ardèche, upon appointment :
Monday, 9am to 12:30pm, and 1:30pm to 5pm
Thursday, 9am to 12:30pm
Due to the restrictive measures set up in France to halt the spread of the Covid-19, the ISSO welcome desks in Valence are closed to the public until further notice.
But the ISSO service remains available by email or by phone.
 
Contact
+33 (0)4 38 38 84 15
isso-valence@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr
 
Logo Euraxess
The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) of the Université Grenoble Alpes is an accredited EURAXESS Service Center.
In this context, ISSO thus offers personalized assistance to doctoral students and researchers for their settling in process and throughout their stay.

> Register to the international researcher support database to benefit from individualized services
> Find out more about Euraxess
Colibri
The Université Grenoble Alpes has set up a service dedicated specifically to supporting and advising people in exile (potential students, teachers and researchers): the Welcome desk Colibri.
info-migrants@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr
> Find out more