Student Life

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You have chosen to embark on  the amazing experience of living in another country by becoming a student at one of the schools  of the Université de Grenoble either as part of an exchange programme or as an independent student.

Click here for information about Student Life at Sciences Po Grenoble !

Click on the UGA’s website (Université Grenoble Alpes) for all the information you need to prepare your trip and your stay in Grenoble.

Coming to study at Université Grenoble Alpes

  • Choosing your course program
  • University registration
  • Financing your trip
  • Travelling to Université Grenoble Alpes
  • Checklist

Visa and residence permits

  • The French visas
  • Applying for a residence permit
  • Renewing a residence permit



  • Long stay accommodation (>3 months)
  • Temporary accommodation (<3 months)
  • Financial assistance with accommodation

Health (student)

  • Insurance
  • How the French healthcare system works
  • Health care
  • Emergency phone numbers

Practical Matters (student)

  • Managing your budget
  • Transport
  • Food
  • Learning French
  • Finding a job
  • Keeping in touch
  • Press, radio and TV

Culture and Leisure (student)

  • Sports
  • Out and about’
  • Getting involved in community life
  • Libraries


  • Baby sitting
  • Schooling of children
  • Leisure