Grenoble Institute of Technology

By mixing training activities in key technologies, research and industrial partnership, Grenoble Institute of Technology meets todays major challenges : Micro and nanotechnologies, Energy, Digital world, Environment, Industry (globalisation and innovation)

Key figures

5,439 students (4162 students enrolled at Masters level)
1,200 Master's degrees awarded
300 PhD degrees awarded
382 academic full time staff
40,000 Alumni all over the world
143 million euros budget
175 patents and softwares
Grenoble Institute of Technology runs currently 6 Schools of engineering in key technologies:

Energy, Water and Environmental Sciences
Information Management Sciences (Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Telecommunications)
Advanced Systems and Networks
Industrial Engineering
Paper science, Print Media and Biomaterials
Physics, Applied Physics, Electronics and Materials Science
Grenoble Institute of Technology is a leader amongst European technology universities. Its high-quality engineering degree courses and doctorates and cutting-edge research put it firmly at the heart of European higher education.

30 laboratories:

23 in Grenoble campus
7 off-shore labs (FV-PPL, ICCMS, LAS2M, LAFMIA, LITAP, MICA, ReaDiLab) located in 6 countries (China, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Vietnam)
4 technological platforms

AIP PRIMECA: resource and competence centre for industrial automation
CIME NANOTECH: 1st European platform dedicated to micro and nanotechnologies
CMTC: Technological instrument consortium for material characterization
PREDIS: Innovation and training centre, experimentation on energy
Our Institute is one of the 6 co-location centres in the KIC InnoEnergy launched by the EIT (European Institute of Technology and Innovation), a testimony of our international standing.

Grenoble Institute of Technology works closely with the local industry (hundreds of cooperation with major companies such as ST Microelectonics, IBM, EDF, Schneider Electrics, Caterpillar, HP), and is a major player in the French and European research and development. Our Institute has participated in founding internationally renowned centers such as Minatec (1st European institution dedicated to Micro and Nanotechnologies), Minalogic (Research and Development for Micro and Nanotechnologies and Embedded Software), Tenerrdis (Research and Development of Renewable Energies providing high-level fundamental research and industrial partnerships in order to facilitate technology transfer, academia-industry partnership and development of innovation on Energy and Computer Science). Within the IRT Nanoelectronics (Institute for technological research), Grenoble Institute of Technology is among the 3 major global ecosystems for micro-nanotechnologies.

Specific international programmes @ Grenoble Institute of Technology

Communication systems
Computer engineering
Fluid Mechanics & Energetics
Bio-refinery, bio-energy, bio-products, bio-materials
Nuclear engineering
Hydraulic engineering
Functionalized Advanced Materials
Materials Science for Nuclear Energy
Micro- and Nanotechnologies
Electrical Engineering for smart grids and buildings
Pulp and paper science
Responsible design
Image and signal processing
Latest International Rankings

102 in TOP Universities QS World rankings 2011 and appears at the 2 rank French universities behind Polytechnique Paris.
Grenoble Institute of Technology is member of Cluster (12 leading universities in science and technology in Europe), EurAce, CDEFI, RESCIF and Campus France.

Grenoble, an exceptional & attractive location

2 Airports & TGV access
22 winter sports resorts
European capital of nanotechnologies
#One for cooperation between private & public research
2nd French student city
65,000 students & 10,000 international students

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