U-Multirank ranking has been released on March, 30, 2017. This worldwide ranking of higher education institutions managed by the European Union ranks this year 1 497 institutions from 99 countries, according to 35 criteria organized in 5 groups and rated on a scale from 1 (very good) to 5 (weak) : teaching, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and regional implication.
On March 25, 2017, Grenoble Institute of Technology’s athlete student Cléa Martinez (Ensimag School) became speed skiing world champion. Her path as engineer and high level athlete is supported by Grenoble Institute of Technology Foundation.
Once again, Grenoble was ranked as the best French city for university studies ahead of Rennes and Toulouse (the last time was in 2013). As explained by the magazine L’Etudiant when the ranking was published on September 7th: “The capital of the Dauphiné region has everything needed to attract students. It’s not surprising the city has been in the top three of our ranking for the past ten years!”
On June 14th, Times Higher Education World University Rankings and Reuters, published its first Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities ranking. Two universities in the Grenoble ecosystem were ranked among the top 50 most innovative European universities. The Grenoble Alpes University was ranked 35 and Grenoble Institute of Technology ranked 39.
On June 15th, the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy published a new series of rankings related to engineering topics. Grenoble Institute of Technology was ranked in three of seven engineering fields covered by the new Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2016. As a result, the university is now ranked in three of the consultancy's top 300 global rankings.