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Joseph Fourier University (UJF)

Address: 621 Avenue Centrale, 38400 Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France

Description Joseph Fourier University (UJF)

The French Fourier University, (Grenoble 1) or Joseph Fourier University (UJF) is a public non-profit educational institution that is part of the united university of Grenoble. The university offers a wide choice of high-quality education in bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs, as well as short-term courses and exchange programs.

The modern university of Grenoble was formed over several centuries and has a rich history:

  • In 1339 - the foundation of the university in Grenoble. At that time, he united four faculties: medical, humanities, church law and civil law.
  • In 1806 - the School of Law of Grenoble was established, which later is transformed into a law faculty.
  • In 1841 - the preparatory School of Medicine and Pharmacy was founded.
  • In 1896 - the foundation of the philological faculty.
  • In 1904 - the foundation of the Institute of Phonetics, and then the Institute of Geography.
  • In 1962 - the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy was opened, large research organizations based on the University were founded.
  • In 1989 - the opening of the Center of Valencia and the University of Stendhal.
  • In 1996 - the grand opening of the Institute of Communications and Media University of Stendhal.
  • In 2016 - the merger of three universities: the University of Joseph Fourier, the University of Pierre-Mendès-France and the University of Stendhal.

The new college, now called the University of Grenoble Alpes, strives to become even more visible internationally and attract the best students, teachers and researchers.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Joseph Fourier University (UJF)

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Information on the program can be found on the official website of the school.

Equipment Joseph Fourier University (UJF)

As a public institution, the university is fully integrated into the French system of requirements for higher education and research. Since its inception, the Josef Fourier University regularly positions itself as a high-level educational institution: it is included in the top 200 best universities in the international ranking and currently occupies the seventh position among French universities.

The institution is average in size, at the same time about 16,000 students receive a specialty in the UJF. Academic composition - more than 1300 teachers. Many of them work within the framework of the exchange program, which is valid for students and teachers. Such programs allow you to exchange advanced scientific experience with the leading universities of the world.

The University of Grenoble Alps offers a wide range of education, undergraduate, graduate, as well as obtaining a doctor's license.

Program includes four main areas of education:

  • Art, literature, languages.
  • Law, Economics, Management.
  • Humanities and social sciences.
  • Science, technology, health.

Several forms of education are offered: initial , advanced and distance learning.

Priority areas of action:

  • Strengthening of social and human sciences.
  • Development of interdisciplinarity of research.
  • Make the university attractive internationally.
  • Strengthen the link between research and education.

Infrastructure and development of the university

UJF is located in Grenoble, where it is comfortable to live, work and study. Located in the heart of the Alps, the town is surrounded by natural territory. This gives students the opportunity to go in for sports in nature, as well as simply strolling in the mountains or woods. The city has a rich cultural heritage, many places for excursions and recreation, hundreds of cafes and restaurants offering to get acquainted with the delights of French cuisine.

The university campus is located in the suburbs, in close proximity to the nature of the French Alps. There are libraries, hostels for students, cozy coffee houses and canteens, places for rest, sports and individual preparation for education.

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Joseph Fourier University (UJF) reviews

Manager SMAPSE
Good afternoon, Christian! With this question, you better contact the university directly. Have a nice day!
Cristian Jereghi
Hi, what is the minimum grade for admission and after which documents the admission is made

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- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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