Grenoble INP - UGA rankings in the press

Grenoble INP Graduate schools of Engineering and Management, Université Grenoble Alpes is regularly ranked amongst the best engineering schools in France and in the world.

International ranking of Grenoble INP - UGA

Shanghaï World University Rankings

Since 2020, Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) brings together all the strengths of public higher education in Grenoble and Valence. In the Shanghaï rankings, the results of Grenoble INP - UGA as the Institute of Engineering and Management of Université Grenoble Alpes thus contribute to the oveall results of this university.

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Top 150 in the 2023 Shanghai Global Ranking

Université Grenoble Alpes maintains its position in the top 150 of the Shanghai 2023 global ranking, which compares the research productivity of the world's top 1,000 universities.

At national level, it maintains its position as the 5th best French university.

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Shanghaï ranking by subjects 2023

Université Grenoble Alpes consolidates its position among France's top universities.

Regarding Grenoble INP - UGA’s subjects:

  • UGA ranks #8 in the world and #1 in France in Remote Sensing,
  • UGA in the world's top 50 Earth Sciences #18 and #3, Physics #40 and #5, Mathematics #43 and #5.
  • top 75 in Metallurgical Engineering
  • top 100 in Automation & Control, and in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.
  • top 150 in Computer Science & Engineering, in Environmental Dcience & Engineering, and in Water Ressources.
  • top 200 in Materials Science &Engineering, and in Nanoscience & Natotehcnology.

Previous rankings : 2022 - 2021 - 2020

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QS World University Rankings

In the QS rankings, Grenoble INP - UGA is ranked in its own name, independently of UGA.

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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: good progress for Grenoble INP - UGA in the field of engineering and technology

Grenoble INP - UGA is making good progress in the “Engineering and Technology” subject area, ranking at the 93rd position worldwide by gaining 74 places and at the 5th position in France, i.e. the 1st institution outside the Paris region. The institute appears 8 times in these rankings. Read more

Previous ranking : 20222019

QS 2024 Sustainability 2024: Grenoble INP - UGA gains global recognition

Grenoble INP - UGA secures a place in the top half of the QS World University Sustainability 2024 rankings. This ranking rewards the commitment of Grenoble INP - UGA among 1,400 higher education establishments around the world that are leading the way in social and environmental sustainability.

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Top 100 most innovative European universities 2019

Grenoble INP - UGA ranks 2nd of the French Engineering Schools and 13the of French universities.

This ranking is about universities contributing in the development of sciences, innovation and worldwide new markets and indusries.


French rankings of Grenoble INP - UGA


Usine Nouvelle / Industrie & Technologies 2021

Industrie et Technologies has published its ranking of the best innovation schools 2021, ranking 130 schools based on public data 2020 from CTI (the Engineering Titles Commission)

3 Grenoble INP - UGA schools in the top 12 and a good performance for the 4 others.

Grenoble INP - Phelma is ranked 5th, Grenoble INP - Ense³  6th and Grenoble INP - Ensimag 12th. Grenoble INP - Pagora enters this ranking by passing the threshold of 100 graduates and is positioned in 38th place.  Grenoble INP - Génie industriel and Polytech Grenoble - INP rank 42nd and 44th respectively. Finally Grenoble INP - Esisar, UGA is positioned in 64th place.

On the “research” ranking, 3 schools appear in the top 12: Grenoble INP - Phelma 4th, Grenoble INP - Ense³ and Grenoble INP - Ensimag 10th.

On the “entrepreneurship” aspect, all the schools showed good results with 2 schools in the top 10 (Grenoble INP - Phelma 8th and Grenoble INP - Ense³ 10th) and 5 schools in the top 50.

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City ranking

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L’Etudiant, ranking of the best student cities 2023-2024

Grenoble ranks 8th out of 46 French cities which host more than 8,000 students.

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Previous ranking : 2017-2018

Grenoble, city of innovation

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The Financial Times

Grenoble, the 3rd european city of the future. The financial times measures the attractiveness of cities and territories from different parameters, like the economic potential, the condition and labour cost, or  the infrastructure quality.

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2013 (the last ranking)
Grenoble, the 5th most innovative city in the world.